The Nagekeo district in Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, will preserve its first seafood festival to draw vacationers and help boost the neighborhood economy.
The Nagekeo Seafood Festival is slated to be hung on Nangadhero Beach in the Aesesa subdistrict. Nagekeo Regent Johannes Don Bosco instructed The Jakarta Post on Monday that the festival aimed to sell the vicinity’s traditional delicacies and improve the welfare of local fishers. “We’ve constantly held cultural and nature fairs, but up to now, we haven’t had a particular festival to sell the seafood dishes of Flores.”
Although Johannes has but to specify a date for the festival, he assured that traffic might want to anticipate to taste a wide variety of traditional dishes prepared via Nagekeo citizens during the event. Aside from food tasting, tourists may even be able to look at neighborhood fishers grill diverse forms of seafood in a doors venue and live tune performances and communication indicates. Indonesian Navy personnel will reportedly participate in the pageant as properly. “They will assist the locals in smoothing up the region,” Johannes stated. (dpk/kes)
Six Indonesian films have been screened in numerous movie theaters in China as part of the twenty-second Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) on June 15-17. They were Aruna and Her Palate, Generasi Micin (MSG technology), Humba Dreams, Mountain Songs, Kafir (Infidels), and 27 Steps of May. “We wish that our cooperation with the Shanghai movie authorities can push forward the promotion of Indonesian tradition in this city,” a spokesperson of the Indonesian Embassy, Wandi Adriano, said as quoted by using.
The screenings reportedly attracted each local moviegoer as well as the metropolis’s Indonesian diaspora.
Among the films, Aruna and Her Palate starring Dian Sastrowardoyo, Nicholas Saputra, Hannah Al Rashid, and Oka Antara was the maximum regarded as giving the target audience a glimpse of conventional Indonesian dishes, which include the Madura delicacy lorjuk and the Singkawang area of expertise Sengkang.
Viewers have also been awed by Sudjiwo Tejo’s performance as a shaman in Kafir. (gis/kes)
Iceland is preparing for a deeper recession this year amid losing tourism arrivals and a disastrous fishing season, relevant bank Governor Mar Gudmundsson stated.
“We are prepared for the possibility of a deeper recession, and the numbers we are getting on tourist arrivals seem to suggest that which can show up,” Gudmundsson said in an interview at the sidelines of a convention in Dubrovnik, Croatia. “There may be a fall in tourism numbers to the 2016 stage, and this will have a widespread effect on families, but with a bit of luck, we’ll be out of this early next year.”
The financial ruin of budget airline Wow Air delivered a blow to the Icelandic financial system, prompting the vital bank to cut its main interest charge by half a factor to 4% a final month. At the time, the relevant bank also stated the financial system would probably agreement 0.Four% this year. The revision comes amid a disastrous fishing season.
“We have in no way been as well prepared in our records to cope with the destructive situation as we’re now,” he said. “We have policy space, with quite a few scopes to reduce rate if important.”
The government has also said that it’s standing using enhancing stimulus needs to be wished, getting ready to trim planned surpluses.
There is good news for mountain-mountaineering fans: The hiking trails up Mount Merbabu in Central Java reopen this Friday after being closed, given that May 20.