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Bogor Anniversary Will Present Pajajaran Pakuan History Exhibition
UNPAK - Commemoration of the 538th Anniversary of Bogor (HJB) which falls on Wednesday (3/6/2020) will also be enlivened with the Seminar and Exhibition of the City of Bogor Heritage of National Heritage.
The series of activities began with a Seminar that will be held Wednesday (3/18/2020) at the Graha Pakuan Siliwangi Building, Pakuan University. This event targets 500 participants from students, educators, and the public.
The seminar presented three speakers, namely Unpak Bogor Rector Bibin Rubini, West Java Cultural Arts Leader Lutfi Yondri, and Chairman of the West Java Archaeological Center, Dedi Mulyadi, who is also a former Purwakarta Regent.
"General participants need to pay Rp150 thousand and students pay Rp100 thousand. The registration fee is for certificates, snacks, guidebooks and there is a door prize," said the event's initiator, Derry M. Yusuf from the Palataran Pakujajar Sipatahunan Foundation (YPPS).
After the seminar, continued with the exhibition which opened from Wednesday (3/6/2020) until Monday (6/14/2020) or for 12 days at the YPPS Office on Jalan Loader, Baranangsiang Village, Central Bogor District, Bogor City.
In accordance with the title of the exhibition, namely the Bogor City of National Heritage Heritage, it will show off a collection of historical items typical of Pakuan Pajajaran whose age is hundreds of years old.
These items range from agricultural equipment, Sundanese cooking equipment, batik, paintings, heirlooms like Kujang, Keris Pajajaran, Gobang (Sword) and many more. All collections of antiques were obtained from Ki Iman Sobar Cipaku heirloom collectors.
"Our exhibition is open for free and is free to the public with a target of 200 visitors per day. We also cooperate with Disdik for school children to come here, because the purpose of our exhibition is to educate the younger generation who are part of the Bogor Heritage as a successor to the struggle of this nation," said Derry.
Bogor City Secretary Ade Sarip Hidayat said, the Bogor City Government supported the YPPS Seminar and Exhibition to commemorate HJB.
He requested that seminars and exhibitions should be able to change the views, attitudes of the participants from those who did not know to who knew or from those who did not like to like it so that there was a sense of ownership and responsibility to preserve Sundanese culture.
"I agree and support the event whose purpose is to preserve the culture of Bogor," he said.
He added, his party also appointed several agencies to be involved and oversee this activity. Call it the Office of Tourism and Culture (Disparbud) of the City of Bogor, the Office of Education (Disdik), BUMD and the State Civil Apparatus (ASN).
"I ask ASN to help promote this activity to be successful, smooth and become a place to learn the community to know about the history of Bogor," he said.Download full storyBogor Anniversary