Bogor, 10/28/2018 – The Youth Oath Commemoration (Sumpah Pemuda), remembered every October 28, 2018 throughout Indonesia was also held at the Bogor Botanical Gardens Palace. This year, the Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy (Bekraf) supports the event which was also attended by the Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
The Chairman of Bekraf, Triawan Munaf accompanied the President who had just returned from a work visit in East Java and immediately left for the Bogor Botanical Gardens Palace. The 90th anniversary of the Youth Oath Commemoration with the theme ‘Differences is Strength’ was attended by invitees consisting of artists, influencers, and prominent public figures.
Even though Bogor was covered in rain that afternoon, the President continued to spend time eating dinner at the Grand Garden Restaurant in the middle of the Palace Gardens. Also present were Minister of State Secretary, Pratikno; Governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil; Coordinator of President’s Special Staff Teten Masduki; and Bogor Mayor Bima Arya.
Asides from Sumpah Pemuda, in this event the Chairman of Bekraf also invited artists and public figures to support the Bekraf’s initiative to host the first ever World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) which will be held on 6-8 November 2018 in Bali.
WCCE is the first international conference to discuss the creative economy at a global scale. The three days will discuss five main issues, including social cohesion, regulation, marketing, and ecosystems and the financing of creative industries.
The result of WCCE will be a Bali Declaration which will be proposed to the United Nations General Assembly next year. This is expected to further strengthen the ecosystem and support the development of the world’s creative economy, considering that currently it has entered a new. (Kris/Fiyona/Hafizh)