Numerous countries invited to enliven PKA

Banda Aceh, (ANTARA News) – The government of Aceh province has invited numerous Muslim majority countries in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East to enliven the Aceh Culture Week (PKA) that will last from August 5 to 15, 2018 in the provincial capital of Banda Aceh.

“Muslim countries such as Turkey, Kazakhstan, and the others in Southeast Asia and the Middle East were invited to enliven the PKA 2018,” Aceh Deputy Governor Nova Iriansyah remarked here on Monday.

Iriansyah, who also acted as the committee chairman of the 7th Aceh Cultural Week, said that besides those countries, all provinces in Indonesia were also invited to attend the event of cultural art which is held every five years.

According to him, there there are dozens of series of art and cultural attractions that will be packed in seven main activities with the highest numbers during the Aceh Cultural Week this year.

Further, the committee chairman added that besides being concentrated at the Safiatuddin Queen Park in Banda Aceh, the event will also take place in 16 other locations.

There will be exhibition in Blangpadang, and the opening ceremony will take place at Harapan Bangsa Stadium.

“The 7th PKA is planned to be opened by the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, and to be attended by 35 thousand invited guests and the public. The opening will feature the Aceh Lhee Sagoe colossal dance involving 1,000 dancers,” Iriansyah said.

He noted that the Aceh Cultural Week this year will be spectacular, both from the involvement of participants and activity attraction.

It will presents 56 series of art and cultural attractions that will be packed in seven main activities.

Source: ANTARA News