Banyuwangi in East Java will be hosting 8 events via Apr in a bid to attract some-more tourists to a region.
Sports-related events are set to symbol a initial week of April, namely a Banyuwangi Underwater Festival from Apr 4 to 6, a Fishing Festival on Apr 7 and a Banyuwangi Ijen Green Run on Apr 8.
Banyuwangi Regent Abdulah Azwar Anas told tempo.co that a judgment of sports tourism had a possess market. According to a British Tourist Authority and a English Tourism Board, around 20 percent of a tourists who came to a United Kingdom were sports enthusiasts who possibly played sports or simply watched them.
“Of course, we will name that shred [of sports tourism] is suitable for Banyuwangi,” pronounced Anas on Tuesday.
The three-day Banyuwangi Underwater Festival, to be hold during a nautical tourism area during Bangsring UnderWater, Wongsorejo district, is set to be enlivened by several activities, such as a 48-hour Nemo sighting expedition, an underwater Gandrung Dance and nautical preparation to dug-out competitions, beach runs and underwater photography. “We will introduce that a Nemo sighting speed be concurred by a Indonesian Museum of Records,” combined Anas.
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The Fishing Festival on Apr 7, that will be hold on a north side of Grand Watu Dodol Beach, will be contested by hundreds of anglers. Meanwhile, a Banyuwangi Ijen Green Run on Apr 8 is set to flog off during a Tamansari rest area in Licin district. “The route run opposite a immature and sensuous Mount Ijen area is not to be missed as it offers many superb views,” pronounced Anas.
For culinary enthusiasts, Banyuwangi Kuliner on Apr 12 will offer a good forgive to compensate a shred a visit. A prominence of a event, to be hold during Blambangan Park, is pronounced to be ayam kesrut (a Banyuwangi-style duck dish).
“The festival will be attended by heading cook Farah Quinn and it will also play horde to a Banyuwangi Art Week from Apr 12 to 15, permitting visitors to ambience normal dishes while marveling during a art work of Banyuwangi’s children,” pronounced Anas.
Banyuwangi Culture and Tourism Agency conduct Yanuarto Bramuda pronounced other events enclosed A Week in Songgon from Apr 21 to 29, a Bekisar (wild madura cock) and Cat Contest on Apr 22, a Literature Festival on Apr 28 and 29 and a Clean River and Market Festival on Apr 29.
A Week in Songgon is mouth-watering tourists to suffer a farming atmosphere of Songgon, that is nestled during a feet of Mount Raung. “For one whole week, visitors can suffer a array of attractions such as rafting in Kali Badeng, exploring a timberland and a waterfall, a hunger timberland excursion, examination equine races and an archery competition,” pronounced Bramuda. (kes)