"In 2019, West Java recorded an outstanding achievement in tourism. Of the target set at 49 million tourists, 60 million came to West Java in search of fun," he remarked during a launch of the West Java Calendar of Events and Festival 2020 here on Wednesday.
West Java has planned thousands of festival and tourism events this year, including 167 major events, such as sports, traditional arts performances, music shows, and religion-related events.
Of the 167 festivals to be organized in 27 districts, five will be leading festivals receiving support from the central government.
The five leading festivals to be organized this year are the Asian-African Festival in Bandung, the Cap Go Meh Festival, the Keraton (Sultanate Palace) Festival in Cirebon, the Jatigede Festival, and the Priangan Cultural Event in Garut.
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