Sandiaga-Angela Compact Wearing Regional Clothes in Commemoration of RI’s 77th Anniversary

Jakarta

In accordance with the direction of President Joko Widodo, Menparekraf Sandiaga Uno and Wamenparekraf Angela Tanoesoedibjo and echelon I and II officials within the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy wore regional clothes while attending the ceremony to commemorate the 77th independence of the Republic of Indonesia.

“We should be grateful to Allah Subhanahu Wa Ta’ala because thanks to his grace we can commemorate the 77th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia with conditions like today, after more than 2 years of being carried out online and limited due to the pandemic,” said Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno, Wednesday (17/17). 8/2022).

Menparekraf Sandiaga on the occasion wore typical clothing from the Kaili Tribe, Palu, Central Sulawesi. Namely in the form of a shirt or what is called a Koje shirt and a sarong which is made through a traditional weaving process.

The Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy wore a green Koje shirt and a yellow sarong, complemented by Siga as a head accessory, depicting the greatness of the Kaili people.

Siga is a head accessory worn by men of the Kaili Tribe. The colorful color of a men’s head accessory is one of the symbols of the greatness of the Kaili community in Palu City, Central Sulawesi.

This headband, which is specially worn by men, has its own meaning in its use, namely social status.

Yellow is the highest color that can only be worn by kings (magau) and nobles, blue indicates the social strata of the wearer who holds the position of governor, mayor, and regent or other government officials.

The color red can be used by anyone regardless of social class. But now in Palu city anyone can wear the Siga headband which is the pride of the Kaili people regardless of the caste of the wearer.

Meanwhile, Deputy Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy/Deputy Head of the Tourism and Creative Economy Agency (Wamenparekraf/Wakabaparekraf) Angela Tanoesoedibjo wore traditional Rote clothing, East Nusa Tenggara.

Menparekraf Sandiaga Uno and Wamenparekraf Angela Tanoesoedibjo wore regional traditional clothing at the commemoration of the 77th Indonesian Independence Day at the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.Wamenparekraf Angela Tanoesoedibjo wearing a regional dress at the commemoration of the 77th Indonesian Independence Day at the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. Photo: Kemenparekraf

The Deputy Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy wears black woven cloth that is used all over the body so that it looks like an overalls with a motif like a dove which is believed to be a symbol of love, peace, and the bird that brings good news.

Rote Ndao weaving tends to be dark in color, such as black as a symbol of loyalty, white as a symbol of honesty, and red as a symbol of unity.

Wamenparekraf appearance is also equipped with accessories such as bulla molik worn on the head. This crescent-shaped accessory is precisely worn on the forehead. In addition, there are sashes, sarongs, and belts made of silver or gold called pendi.

Menparekraf Sandiaga in his speech hoped that the commemoration of the 77th Independence Day of the Republic of Indonesia could be a momentum to recover faster to be ready to face global challenges and rise stronger to be ready to bring Indonesia forward.

“With joint efforts through the tourism sector. God willing, by 2022 we are targeting the achievement of 1.1 million new and quality jobs and 4.4 million new jobs in 2024,” said Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga.

After the ceremony, the Menparekraf and Wamenparekraf then had the opportunity to take pictures with the ceremony participants who were wearing various traditional clothes that were no less interesting. Both of them also had the opportunity to give prizes as a form of appreciation to participants who wore the best traditional clothes.

Menparekraf Sandiaga Uno and Wamenparekraf Angela Tanoesoedibjo wore regional traditional clothing at the commemoration of the 77th Indonesian Independence Day at the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy.Menparekraf Sandiaga Uno and Wamenparekraf Angela Tanoesoedibjo wore regional traditional clothing at the commemoration of the 77th Indonesian Independence Day at the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy. Photo: Kemenparekraf

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