"The Tabuik cultural party in Pariaman and Tabut in Bengkulu is not much different. The difference is just in name or term, but the essentially is same," Governor of Bengkulu, Rohidin Mersyah state while visiting Pariaman on Wednesday.
He considered the existence of two similar cultures has the opportunity to be more popularized through the exchange of tourism ambassadors or delegates of each region.
The goals are enriching, strengthening and supporting the tourism sector of two regions, so the cultural party of Tabuik Pariaman or Tabut in Bengkulu are able to keep awake.
He considered the existence of the delegation of Tabuik exchange plan is making the event more popular nationally and even internationally.
Special party of Tabut in Bengkulu he said, has become a calendar of "Top 100 Wonderful Event in Indonesia" which is celebrated every 1 to 10 Muharam.
Furthermore, he said, the exchange of Tabuik tourism delegation can be done at the celebration of Tabuik cultural party in Pariaman and Tabut in Bengkulu. (cha)
Translator: Vicha Faradika