28/10/2021

Opening of the Papua Games Full of Symbols of the Local Cultural Wealth

The opening of the Papua PON XX Games yesterday was full of symbols of the cultural wealth of the land of West Papua.

The ceremony was performed at the Lucas Enembe Stadium in Jayapura on Saturday (2/10/2021).

The opening of the Papua PON was led directly by President Joko Widodo.

The event was enlivened by top artists such as Tulus , Ruth Sahanaya , including singers from Papua such as Edo Kondologit , Albert Fakdawer, Nowela , and Michael J.

The opening ceremony was also enlivened by a procession of dancers wearing traditional Papuan clothes and the symbol of a typical Papuan bird. Next, a Papuan singer, Edo Kondologit, started singing the song “I’m Papua” by the late musician Franky Sahilatua. Edo sang the song with Michael J and Nowela Idol.

Source: https://www.kompas.com/