The Denpasar City Government is ready to make the implementation of the Cultural Fellowship and Spice Track Festival 2021 carried out by the Ministry of Education and Culture a success. “Denpasar City Government is ready to synergize in the success of the Cultural Fellowship and Spice Track Festival 2021,” said Acting Regional Secretary of Denpasar City, I Made Toya, when receiving an audience with the Director of Cultural Development and Utilization, Restu Gunawan, at the Office of Denpasar Mayor on Wednesday (Jun 30).
Restu Gunawan explained that it certainly has an opportunity for Denpasar City to introduce its potential. In addition, he continued that the implementation of the activities planned to be held in September is an opportunity to increase tourist attraction as an effort to recover the economy during the pandemic. “Now, how we meet the standards of the Covid-19 process, and we have entrusted it to the involvement of the artists and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), so that it can become opportunities in the economic recovery during the pandemic,” he explained.
Restu Gunawan explained that Bali, especially Denpasar City, is lined up to be one of the destinations for the Cultural Fellowship and Spice Track Festival 2021. The theme is specifically given to Spices as a Rite and Herbal Medicine (Usadha). “We raise this theme specifically considering the uniqueness of Bali, especially Denpasar, with cultural rites and the use of spices as herbal medicine or treatment,” he explained.
Later on, the Cultural Fellowship and Spice Track Festival 2021 will involve representatives of young people from 34 provinces in Indonesia. They will explore several ports using ships to introduce spices as Indonesia’s natural wealth and its benefits for the community. (BTN/015)