To rediscover and revitalize the cultural legacies of North Bali, especially in the performing arts into the holding purpose Internasional Conference and Cultural Festival in North Bali Hotel Lovina Banyualit Thursday (30/07). It was the chairman of the organizing committee said Putu Sutama, MPd in his report.
Continue Sutama said Putu Conference and the International Cultural Festival held the North Bali for four days, with the number of participants in this conference as many as 130 people among the 51 speakers, 54 regular participants, 25 people invited from within and abroad. On the same occasion, the Regent of Buleleng, Putu Bagiada Drs MM, in his speech said, along with government policies in the development of Buleleng regency in the field of culture run coaching, excavation, conservation, development and promotion. Development of culture and art direction done through face to face directly with artists and cultural communities and the provision of stimulant, financial gradually each year, and continuing with the nine districts with a target submitted by each respective sekeha.
In the excavation as an effort to seek re-sources of art and culture inspired by the Hindu religion in order to strengthen and enrich the cultural nasional. Dalam preservation, efforts to maintain and preserve the art of the North Balinese culture is the cultural heritage of adi superb. Development should be planned and directed to arts and culture of North Bali can grow and develop and do not forget to introduce art and culture of North Bali continuously. Meanwhile, Minister of Culture and Tourism of RI in his speech read by Foreign Affairs Director of Marketing Department of Culture and Tourism, I Gede Pitana professor, said that each culture has a value which is a human adaptation to the environment there and formed in a long span of history that is the principles of local wisdom for the tribal/ethnic question. This conference is expected to be able to explore the values of local wisdom, which became one of the characteristics of ethnic identity, especially Bali North Bali. The event runs from 30 July to 2 August 2009 in Hotel Banyualit, Lovina.
Also attending the conference were representatives of the Minister of cultures and Tourism of RI (Marketing Director of Foreign Affairs), the Governor was represented by Head of Culture and Tourism of Bali Province, Regent of Buleleng, Element Muspida Buleleng District, Artist and historian in North Bali, as well as speakers in the country and abroad. And former Minister of Culture and Tourism of Indonesia, Mr. I Gede Ardika. (dwik)