“The selection will hold on April 1 to 13, 2019 as tourism ambassadors who promoting tourism sector,” Head of the Creative Economy Marketing Section of the Padang City Tourism and Culture Office, Ade Yonanda Irza said, here on Thursday (March 28).
He said that the requirements to be tourism ambassador of Padang City include Indonesian Citizens, 18 to 25 years old, male height at least 165 centimeters, female height at least 160 centimeters, proficient in Minang and Indonesian master foreign languages such as, English and look attractive.
On Thursday (March 28), there are two ways to registered, online and on the spot. Total of participants who registered by online reached 120 participants, whereas document in Tourism and Culture Department reached 75 documents. Registration deadline on March 31, 2019. Ade said that selection process start since April 1 to 13, 2019.
On Thursday April 1, Ade will hold Technical Meeting to ensure file completeness and give stationery also equipment for participants during the activity. Furthermore, it will hold opening by head of National Craft Council, that is the Padang Mayor’s wife, Harneli Bahar in Palanta Mayor of Padang and briefing.
On the next day, it will hold judging for six parts, such as tourism, knowledge, program, personality and performance, public speaking and English.
“Uda Uni tourist have duty to promote tourism in Padang City in order to coach and educate society,” he stated.
Tourism Ambassador Selection is one of achievement teenage icon in Padang City which hope can preserve Minangkabau culture.
Written: Internship Student from State Polytechnic of Padang in ANTARA Sumbar 2019