The 3rd Kemang Street Festival 2003
June 7 2003 - Rajacraft.com, Indo.com's business unit focused
on an online arts and craft marketplace, once again successfully
ran Kemang Street Festival on June 7, 2003.
This year's Kemang Street Festival is the third held to celebrate
Jakarta's 476th anniversary. The festival received full support
from the JakArt@2003, the South Jakarta administration and
The Betawi wedding procession kicked off the one-day festival
at 9 a.m. and was followed by a series of arts shows organized
by JakART@2003. The festival ended at 9 p.m.
As many as 250 vendors from small-and-medium sized enterprises
took part in the festival, displaying assorted kinds of arts
and crafts products, such as wooden statues, masks, bags,
cloths and jewelries. Around 300,000 enthusiastic people,
including local community and expatriates, turned out to the
festival. At around 7 a.m., the visitors started to throng
the one-and-half-kilometer-festival area starting from Mc.
Donald Cross Road to SPBU on Jl. Raya Kemang.
Officially opened by the South Jakarta's chapter of tourism
agency at 9 a.m., the festival presented an array of arts
and cultural attractions, including traditional Betawi drama
'Lenong', 'Marawis' musical performance and traditional Javanese
dance Reog Ponorogo. A parade featuring children wearing various
traditional outfits and street fashion show also cheered up
Kemang is becoming an increasingly important area in South
Jakarta. Recognized for its arts and craft center in town,
Kemang has become an expatriate residential area. Therefore,
with the existing concept "Kemang Modern Kampong"
and the annual Kemang Street Festival, the area is expected
to be more attractive and make Jakarta more popular among
If you want to be KSF 2003 participant, please call: Dian
/ Helen at +62 21 766 6364, or email (firstname.lastname@example.org)