"We will hold a fun bike from UMMY to the Singkarak pier, paragliding exhibitions at four points such as Saniang Baka, Singkarak and Kim's game," said the head of the local Tourism Office, Nasripul Romika in Arosuka, on Thursday.
In addition, on October 25, 2019 the community around Lake Singkarak and surrounding schools worked together to clean the area around the pier in preparation for TdS this year.
He mentioned that the Department of Tourism has budgeted Rp800 million for the TdS event.
The budget includes promotions, publications and other preparations. Meanwhile for souvenirs for bicycle race athletes will be requested from sponsors.
"Our budget has decreased from 2018 which reached Rp850 million, so in 2019 there will not be as much activity in 2018," he said.
Then, on 4 to 7 November 2019 it will monitor and prepare various things for the smooth running of the Tour de Singkarak.
For the performance of the arts, he collaborated with the Solok Regency art council which will present talempong pacik music with silat, various dances and others.
Yandri said that the TdS participants this year consisted of 20 teams from 25 countries who brought around 200 bicycle riders.
Baca juga: Agam antisipasi pasar tumpah saat pelaksanaan TdS
Baca juga: Tim lokal "Padang Road Bike" ramaikan persaingan Tour de Singkarak 2019
Baca juga: Performing arts until the cat contest welcomes the finish of stage I TdS 2019 Tanah Datar
Translated by: Mutiara Ramadhani - Internship Student of ANTARA 2019