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Jakarta Post

Cincin Lake Festival displays N. Jakarta's tourism potential

  • Vela Andapita

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, November 12 2019   /  01:01 am

Hundreds of people were seen roaming around Cincin Lake (Ring Lake) under the blazing hot sun in Papanggo subdistrict in Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, on Saturday. The Cincin Lake Festival, a two-day event held at the end of the dry season over the weekend, was what had brought the crowd there.A stage stood facing the road leading to the lake, giving audience members a view of the lake as they watched pencak silat performances.To the left and right of the stage were amusement park rides, including a merry-go-round and trampoline for children.Across the stage, a food bazaar offered a variety of products, from traditional Betawi dishes dodol Betawi (sticky candy) and nasi uduk (coconut rice dish) to bir pletok (herbs and spices beverage). Some stalls sold traditional Betawi attire, such as peci (cap) and pangsi (pants).“We have reached the peak of the event,” the festival’s organizin...