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Cartoon sketches given as personal souvenirs

  • Dicky Christanto

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, October 22 2008   /  10:54 am

LET ME SKETCH YOUR FACE: Putu Ebo, a cartoonist from Bog-Bog local cartoon magazine, sketches a journalist's portrait during the Asian Beach Games in Sanur on Tuesday. (JP/Dicky Christianto) Among all the merchandises on offer during the Asian Beach Games, which runs until Oct. 26, the Games committee has provided journalists covering the event with a unique souvenir. Some cartoonists are hired to sketch the journalists' portraits for free. In order to do that, the organizing committee has coordinated with cartoonists from local cartoon magazine Bog-Bog, a local term for lying. "This is how we appreciate the journalists covering the events. We want to give them unique presents, something that will make them remember this event later on,"Wayan "Janggo" Paramartha, project officer from Bog-Bog magazine, told The Jakarta Post Tuesday. ...