NTB held a carnival titled Lombok-Sumbawa Heritage Carnival, presenting a wide variety of cultural processions in Mataram, Sunday (1/9). Starting from Ampenan on Lombok Island to Sape Bima on Sumbawa Island.

The cultural event was very lively. Showing a variety of regional cultural arts. Starting from traditional fashions, art attractions and cultural patterns form all ethnicities in NTB, to a variety of culinary and other local wisdom.

The event, which was arranged with the 2019 Asia Pacific Geopark Network (APGN) International Symposium, was officially opened by the Vice Governor of NTB Province, Dr. Hj. Siti Rohmi Djalilah, accompanied by the regents and mayors throughout NTB along with their staffs and thousands of visitors from general public to foreign tourists.

There were also Prof.Dr. He Qingcheng (APGN Coordinator), Mr. Setsuya Nakada (APGN Deputy Coordinator), Mr. Tan Van Tran (member of the APGN Advisory Committee) and representatives of participants from 30 countries in the Asia Pacific region. They were all enthusiastically watching and enjoying the carnival.

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