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Jakarta Post

No budget, no art performance in Taman Intan

  • News Desk

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, October 18, 2017   /   04:58 pm
No budget, no art performance in Taman Intan A stage is set up inside Taman Intan shopping and culinary park on Jl. Cengkeh, Taman Sari, West Jakarta. ( Puspita, )

West Jakarta Tourism and Culture Sub-Agency’s plan to hold art performances on the stage at Taman Intan shopping and culinary park to attract visitors may be hindered by budgetary issues.

The sub-agency head Linda Erniany said that the previous sub-agency head had returned the funds allocated for activities on Jl. Cengkeh in Taman Sari, West Jakarta to the city’s coffers to be included in the revised 2017 budget (APBD-P), as they were afraid they could not use all of the allocated budget.

She also said the budget for the art performances could be disbursed once the APBD-P was approved.

“We have arranged performances by Gambang Keromong (a Betawi musical ensemble) and a single organ musician but we are yet to be able to realize our plans because we do not have the budget for it yet,” she said as quoted by

In September, Linda mentioned the art performances, which are intended to liven up the atmosphere at Taman Intan and help sellers attract customers. She said the sub-agency would cooperate with art and dance studios to hold performances on the stage. (ecn)