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The Successful of Cheng Ho Festival, 10,000 Sold Out Tickets

visitkhatulistiwa.com – The city of Semarang as the center of the capital of Central Java has successfully held an annual international event, namely the Cheng Ho Festival Celebration in the Great Temple of Sam Poo Kong Semarang.
The event which was held for 11 days managed to invite thousands of visitors. The celebration will be held from August 9-19, which was centered on the Great Sam Poo Kong Temple, at Simongan street 129 Semarang.
The presentation of the press secretary for the Sam Poo Kong Semarang Foundation, Mulyadi said 10,000 tickets sold for two days were always sold out. Street vendors are flooded with orders. The Karetan market that followed moved also took part in sustenance. That does not include hotels that are used as a place to stay for guests who come.
“The celebration has a high cultural value. Already have commercial value. The most important thing is to give an economic impact to the industry and the public, “Mulyadi said. [...]  Continue Reading

Cheng Ho 2018 Festival’s Festive, Never Ending Happiness

visitkhatulistiwa.coSam Poo Kong Temple is excited. Tay Kak Sie Gang Pinggir, Semarang, which was used as the starting location of procession also full of human seas.
Communities that mingle with enthusiastic tourists. All seemed happy when they saw 2,000 participants in the procession over 6 kilometer route.
Some wear oriental clothes. Some are dressed in camouflage. There were those who wore royal costume costumes. There are even those whose faces are smeared.
It’s not just the procession that is excited. The procession of preparing costumes starting at 2:00 in the afternoon was also excited. Various camera photographers, photographers to bloggers, never stopped capturing preparations ahead of the procession.
“This is amazing. Thousands of people crowded, came and went on Sam Poo Kong’s big yard. The starting place in the narrow Tay Kek Sie in Gang Lombok, is also crowded. There are prayers and art performances from 07.00 to 00.00 WIB. Especially in the social media, #PesonaCheng2018 successfully became the number one national trending topic, “said Chief of the Tourism Ministry’s Calendar of Event Esthy Reko Astuti who was accompanied by the Head of the Java Area Wawan Gunawan.
In the morning, around 5:00 a.m., the procession immediately started. [...]  Continue Reading