Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA) - Public radio station Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI) in Denpasar, Bali Province, will hold the Nusantara Student Festival to strengthen collaboration, and introduce cultural preservation efforts to the younger generation.

"Aligning with the theme of RRI's 77th Anniversary, which is 'Collaboration for a Strong Indonesia'; (how) our collaboration can increase cooperation with all stakeholders," Head of RRI-Denpasar Office Adi Pramono stated at the RRI 77th Anniversary Commemoration here Sunday.

RRI will hold the Nusantara Student Festival for a week in October 2022. "All committee, the organizers, and the performers are high school students in Bali," he said.

At the festival, many cultural competitions will be held such as the Tari Baris, Balinese pop songs, and Balinese art. "This is to open up the discourse for our young people to understand and be ready to preserve cultural arts," he said.

Meanwhile, on the commemoration of RRI's 77th Anniversary, Pramono said the RRI-Denpasar Office was determined to always uphold the four national Consensuses, namely Pancasila, the 1945 Constitution, the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI), and Bhinneka Tunggal Ika (Unity in Diversity).

"We are currently developing religious moderation. So, all events held at the RRI-Denpasar Office develop a spirit of tolerance and mutual respect," he said.

Furthermore, the RRI-Denpasar Office collaborates with stakeholders to provide educational information to the community.

Pramono said RRI does not only works with the local government.Instead, it also keeps increasing cooperation with stakeholders encompassing political institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the younger generation.

The commemoration of the 77th RRI's Anniversary in Denpasar was marked by the ignition of the Tri Prasetya Torch by Pramono.

In addition, awards were also handed over to outstanding employees, and Balinese dance, fashion shows, and cultural performances were performed.

Denpasar City Regional Secretary Ida Bagus Alit Wiradana lauded RRI which has broadcast accurate and reliable information to the Denpasar city residents.

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Translator: Rhismawati, Kenzu T
Editor: Rahmad Nasution
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