Aceh, Kutaraja Art Carnival
BANDA ACEH , KOMPAS.com – Department of Culture and Tourism of Banda Aceh will hold a cultural parade titled Kutaraja Art Carnival or cultural parade . Head of Culture and Tourism in Banda Aceh , Reza Fahlevi in Banda Aceh , on Thursday ( 27/01/2011 ) , said the parade performances that culture is a series of welcome Visit Banda Aceh Year 2011 .
” The cultural parade will be enlivened hundreds of artists who are members of a number of studios , the ‘ geuchik ‘ ( village head ) , officials and the general public . Parade was held on Saturday ( 29/01/2011 ) , ” he said .
He said , this cultural parade participants will display a variety of attractions , such as dance , music, art performances typical of Aceh to whistle . ” At least , 30 studios in the city of Banda Aceh have already confirmed their participation . They enthusiastically welcomed Kutaraja Art Carnival , ” he said .
Kutaraja Art Carnival will take the route of Blang Padang field , gazebo next to the road to the south side of the Governor of Aceh Mosque Baiturrahman . Furthermore, the marchers crossed the road ahead of Banda Aceh City Hall and ends at Taman Sari . In front of the mayor ‘s office they are required beratraksi .
The cultural parade participants will be judged by a special jury brought in from Jakarta . This assessment is conducted to determine the champion of cultural parade . ” Total prizes awarded to the best participants reached USD 38 million with a first prize details received Rp 5 million to Rp 3 million second and third Rp 2 million , ” he said .
In addition , Reza , prizes were also given to participants up to 10 with the fourth best prize of Rp 1.5 million and five favorite champions each $ 1 million . ” This is Kutaraja Art Carvinal opening activities Visit Banda Aceh Year 2011 . Parade signifies the readiness of the community ‘s culture welcomes tourists at home and abroad , ” added Reza Fahlevi .