Minister of Home Affairs Opens 44th Bali Arts Festival Accompanied by the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster
- 12 Juni 2022
- 22:06 WITA
DENPASAR,Balitopnews.com - The 44th Bali Arts Festival in 2022 was officially opened by the Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, Gen. Police (Purn.) Prof. Drs. H. Muhammad Tito Karnavian, M.A., Ph.D., who was accompanied directly by the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster on Sunday (Redite Wage, Kuningan), June 12, 2022 in the Niti Mandala area, Renon, Denpasar. The 2022 Bali Arts Festival with the theme Danu Kerthi: Huluning Amreta was also attended by the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Dr. H. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, BBA., MBA, Ratu Sri Bhagawan Putra Nata Nawa Wangsa Pamayun, Consul General of Friendly Countries, Members of the DPR RI and DPD RI for the Bali Dapil, Deputy Governor of Bali, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati, Chair and Deputy Chairperson of the Provincial DPRD Bali, Regional Secretary of the Province of Bali, Pangdam IX Udayana, Bali Police Chief, Danrem 163/Wirasatya, Mayors and Regents throughout Bali, Artists, Cultural, and enlivened by invitations to the Balinese people. In his remarks, the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster conveyed his welcome to the Minister of Home Affairs of the Republic of Indonesia, Police General (Purn.) Muhammad Tito Karnavian and the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, as well as other invitees who were present in Bali, Island of the Gods. , The Island of Gods which is our pride. "We, the Regional Government and the Balinese people are really happy for the Minister of Home Affairs to be able to attend the Opening Ceremony as well as the release of Peed Aya or the Parade of the 44th Bali Arts Festival in 2022," the Governor of Bali Wayan Koster said. The holding of the Bali Arts Festival, said Governor Wayan Koster, is the consistency and commitment of the Bali Provincial Government in mainstreaming culture as the direction of Bali's development, with the Vision: Nangun Sat Kerthi Loka Bali, through the Planned Universal Development Pattern, towards a New Era of Bali. Furthermore, the Governor of Bali from Sembiran Village, Buleleng explained that the 2022 Bali Arts Festival raised the theme Danu Kerthi: Huluning Amerta which implies Glorifying Water as a Source of Life by presenting 8 main materials, namely: Peed Aya (March), Rekasadana (Performance), Gandarupa (Exhibition), Utsawa (Parade), Wimbakara (Competition), Kriyaloka (Workshop), Widyatula (Sarasehan), and Adi Sewaka Nugraha (Art Service Award). "The Bali Arts Festival lasts for a whole month, and will be closed on Sunday (Redite Paing, Pahang) July 10, 2022," said the number one person in the Bali Provincial Government who was greeted with lively applause while explaining Peed Aya (Pawai) is a procession and attraction. art-culture that illustrates the theme of Danu Kerthi with the richness, uniqueness, and advantages of each City/Regency in Bali.
This year's Parade featured 24 communities representing the City/Regency Governments of Bali, Middle and Higher Education Institutions, and BUMN/BUMD, involving more than 2,400 artists. The large number of communities participating in the Parade, even though it is self-funded, shows the high enthusiasm of the community to take part in the Bali Arts Festival, as the COVID-19 Pandemic in Bali has been sloping and stable. "On behalf of the Bali Provincial Government, I would like to thank all participants who have made the 44th Bali Arts Festival Peed Aya (Parade) event in 2022 more quality and very lively," concluded the Chairman of the DPD PDI-P Bali Province which was greeted with applause. lively. .
Meanwhile, the Minister of Home Affairs, Police General (Purn.) Muhammad Tito Karnavian who represented the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Ir. Joko Widodo expressed his appreciation to the Bali Provincial Government led by the Governor of Bali, Wayan Koster and all Balinese people, because the Covid-19 pandemic in Bali has been successfully controlled and sloping. So that the 44th Bali Arts Festival can be held as an important moment to revive the Balinese economy, which had been affected for 2 years due to Covid-19. "The slowing down of the Covid-19 pandemic is also thanks to the hard work of the Governor of Bali and all stakeholders in accelerating vaccination. Where vaccination in Bali is the fastest of all provinces in Indonesia, as well as the booster vaccine is the highest in Indonesia," Tito Karnavian said.
Furthermore, he conveyed the theme of the Bali Arts Festival which raised Danu Kerthi: Huluning Amerta which has the meaning of Glorifying Water as a Source of Life, which was considered very appropriate by the Minister of Home Affairs, because water has become part of our daily needs. "If we treat water incorrectly, then it will also be a disaster for life, such as landslides, floods and others. Then if there is no water, then we and all living things will die, for that water must be honored," he added. . Ending his remarks, the Minister of Home Affairs, Tito Karnavian, emphasized that Bali is part of Indonesia, therefore Indonesia without Bali is empty. Maybe Jakarta is the Capital of the Economy, IKN will later become the Capital of Politics and Bali can become the Capital of Tourism. For this reason, currently in the DPR RI, discussions are being held regarding the Bali Provincial Law and in the Bali Province Law, We (Ministry of Home Affairs, ed) have prepared an article that fights for the recognition of Balinese culture, arts and traditions, so that Balinese arts, culture and traditions not being eroded by the currents of modernization and the policies of the Central Government will be able to take sides in managing Balinese arts, culture and traditions so that their existence remains sustainable. "This is important considering the old law is still Bali-Nusra (Bali, NTB and NTT)," the Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian concluded who was greeted with applause as he opened the 44th Bali Arts Festival PKB to by beating a gong which was then enlivened by a Peed Aya parade involving the government. Bali Province, Indonesian Arts Institute (ISI) Denpasar, Regency/City ambassadors throughout Bali, Mpu Kuturan Singaraja State Hindu College (STAHN), Ganesha Singaraja Education University, Pasifika Museum, Bank Indonesia in collaboration with Bali Banking Institutions, then a Peed parade Aya was also enlivened by the Regional Development Bank (BPD) Bali, Udayana University, State Hindu University I Gusti Bagus Sugriwa Denpasar, Hindu Indonesia University Denpasar, Mahasaraswati University Denpasar, STIKOM Bali Institute of Technology and Business, PGRI Mahadewa University Indonesia, SMKN 3 Sukawati and SMKN 5. Denpasar (Rls/Btnc)