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Pop legends to promote diversity in Aku Indonesia concert

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The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, July 24, 2017 | 06:05 pm
Pop legends to promote diversity in Aku Indonesia concert

The two-hour concert is slated to feature 120 artists from various generations and genres, (Shutterstock/File)

The Aku Indonesia concert, which aims to highlight diversity in the country, will be staged at state-owned TVRI’s Central Jakarta studio on Aug. 20.

The two-hour concert will feature 120 artists from various generations and genres, tempo.co reported. Among the scheduled performers are Koes Plus, Ikang Fawzi, Bob Tutupoly, Mus Mujiono, Daniel Sahuleka, Yopie Latul, Ernie Djohan, Lilis Karlina, Ratna Listy, Irma Dharmawangsa, David Naif, Chicha Koeswoyo, Dina Mariana, Derby Romero, Indro Warkop, Saykoji and Prilly Latuconsina.

Singer Imaniar will direct the show with the help of her siblings, Iwang Noorsaid and Inang Noorsaid.

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“The idea of the Aku Indonesia concert began with the artists’ concerns about the current state of affairs in Indonesia, which is divided,” Sandec Sahetapy, the concert's initiator, told a press conference in Jakarta on Sunday.

“We want this discord resolved and for us to become one again as a nation. We want to remind the public about the importance of respecting pluralism,” he said, adding that the concert would be free of any political influence. (mas/kes)

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