Surabaya Vaganza becomes an annual festival to promote tourism destination

 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 


Surabaya VaganzaThe Mayor of Surabaya Tri Rismaharini or Risma has made Surabaya Vaganza, a Culture and Flower Parade as an annual event to honor the anniversary of the city.

“This will be a tourism destination,” explained Risma at Surabaya Vaganza in Bungkul Park, Sunday, May 6th, requesting all groups and communities from every tribe and ethnicity to liven up the parade.

Surabaya’s Secretary of General Administration Assistant Hidayat Syah talked about 83 participants. Almost 41 people took ride in the customized cars and others were marching band personnel.

The participants took part from Nias, Minang, Lampung, Bali, Bogor, Papua, India, Southwest Maluku, Tapanuli, South Sulawesi, NTT and Japan Consulate General.

Risma at the age of 725 believes that the people should be wise in facing every problem.


“This city is a champion city. So I asked all the resident in Surabaya to not surrender and give up. Do not hide from the problem. Let us face it and solve it together,” she said.

Mayor Risma declared that Surabaya City will be commemorated with a Lee Kwan Yeuw Award in June 2018. “Thus, I demand all the communities to keep working hand-in-hand because it is our legacy that makes our city equal to other cities in the world.”


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