Monday, October 1, 2012

KRAKATAU FESTIVAL: THE ANNUAL EVENT

By on 9:37 PM


For the fiscal year of 2012, Lampung Province is to hold a long-awaited annual festival due on October 6th to 13th this year. Preparation in conjunction with the Krakatau festival has been well prepared by Lampung Tourism Agency both at provincial and city levels.

Such activities as Lampung traditional dances, pop song competitions, traditional Lampung food bazaar, and many more activities that will promote Lampung as a whole is hoped to take place as planned. Sports activities like biking and trekking to Krakatau site will also take place followed by most participants from all regencies of Lampung province and possibly followed by participants from other provinces as well.

The Krakatau festival is also to be performed in conjunction with the 18th Tourism Indonesia Mart & Expo (TIME). Hopefully, with this activity, tourism resorts in Lampung province will be better known to the world.

Krakatau as known to the world since its devastating eruption in 1883 is now the Krakatau remnant that keeps growing and active. The remnant is usually called Anak Krakatau (Krakatau Child). In relation the active Krakatau remnant, the government has been doing the best it can to keep an instant watch on the activity.

Further Information as regard with Krakatau Festival of 2012, you can contact the following address:

The Office of Culture and Tourism of Lampung Province
Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Provinsi Lampung
Jl. Jenderal Sudirman No. 29 Bandar Lampung
Telp: +62721261430
Fax: +62721266184