Youth, Sports Expo to be Held in Jakarta

14 Oktober, 2011 | Source: ANTARA News

akarta (ANTARA News) - The Ministry of Youth and Sports Affairs will organize a "Youth and Sports Expo" in the form of a Youth and Sports Indonesia festival outside the Bung Karno Sports Stadium on October 22-23, 2011.

The festival will be held to enliven the 83th anniversary celebrations of the Youth Pledge.

Besides the expo which will be attended by hundreds of participants from youth and sports organizations throughout the country, the festival is also designed as a center for various activities for creative child community.

"The ministry of sports and youth will provide 400 stands free of charge to accommodate excellent works of Indonesian youths from various parts of the country," Lalu Wildan of the Sports and Youth Affairs Ministry said.

He said that there would also be supportive stands from community and creative industries and sports industry.

The festival will also be enlivened with various attractions, contests, fun-bikes and arts performance in four stages.

Wildan said that tens of band groups and arts troupes had registered online at www.youthfest-id.com.

"In essence, this is the festivity of the youths, and is forum for them to express their creativity, channel their talents and achievements," he said.

 

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