Various Event Ready to Welcome New Year’s Eve in Jakarta

A number of events in Jakarta will be prepared to welcome New Year’s Eve celebrations. It will be started at 7-11 PM.

Jakarta Governance Bureau Head, Premi Lasari expressed that those events are joint prayer, mass marriage, entertainment, until small and medium-sized business (UKM) product bazaar.

“It will be held from Dukuh Atasm HI Roundabout, Jalan MH Thamrin until Medan Merdeka area,” he expressed, Sunday (12/30).

For mass marriage, will be held in the Thamrin 10 parking lot. It would be participated by 557 couples.

“We also have Aa Gym who will give marriage advice and tausiyah (sermon),” he told.

There are also four entertainment stages from the southwest Monas gate to the HI Roundabout.

“As well as western music and eastern music performances along Jalan MH Thamrin,” he told.

Closing on New Year’s Eve, around 70 tents will be set up for coached UKMs from 44 sub-districts to promote and sell their business products.

“There will be many people will celebrate the New Year’s Eve. Surely this will be a moment for them,” he exclaimed.

Then for joint prayer, will be held in a main stage in HI Roundabout.

“It will be held at 11 PM, including pray for our friends who have been hit by the Sunda Strait tsunami,” he continued.

It is compliance with Governor Instruction Number 125/2018 on the implementation of New Year’s Eve 2019.

“Jakarta Provincial Government has issued a circulation letter of City Secretary Number 2228/-1,885.1 dated on December 28, 2018 concerning the implementation of New Year’s Eve 2019.

Source: Berita Jakarta