Jakarta’s Monas Week, Art Festival Until April 30

If you’re in Jakarta, check out the Monas Week and Monas Art Festival at the National Monument until April 30, 2023; an initiative by the Jakarta provincial government to promote tourism and creative economy.

Antara News are reporting that acting Governor of Jakarta, Heru Budi Hartono has opened the Monas Week event marked by a video mapping attraction with the tagline ‘Jakcation’ #Lebaran2023.

Hartono said in a statement on Monday that Monas Week is part of the provincial government’s efforts to promote tourism and creative economy, especially during this Eid al-Fitr holiday when scores of people from outside visit Monas.

“We gather at Monas because the Jakarta Tourism Office provides services to entertain the people throughout the holiday,” he stated, adding that next year could see an expansion of venues.

The acting governor urged visitors to Monas to participate in maintaining cleanliness and order at the tourism destination for collective comfort, say Antara News.

“Enjoy Monas and please maintain cleanliness. For those who bring children, please look after them,” he added.

The Monas Week features:

  • Eid al-Fitr special music performances from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m.
  • The Dancing Water Fountain from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m. and 8:30-9:00 p.m.
  • The peak event of the video mapping attraction is in two sessions at 8:00 to 8:30 p.m. and 9:00 to 9:30 p.m.
  • The “Senandung Taman Monas” event is at the north side counter from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Office Head Andhika Permata invited people to also visit the Kota Tua (Old Town) area for the “Enlightening Kota Tua” attraction and at Kali Besar Barat Road for some sports, report Antara News.

The Monas Art Festival is held at the west pedestrian road starting from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Source: Antara News

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