Wolobobo Culture Camp, Promotional Strategy for Ngada Nature Tourism, NTT

Wolobobo Culture Camp

News came from East Nusa Tenggara. Quoted from compass travel (19/9/2022) Wolobobo Culture Camp, a step to promote nature tourism in Ngada, NTT. This event is the 'start' part of Wolobobo what's wrong Festival (WNF) held in Flores and is ongoing until September 24, 2022. For information, Wolobobo is a hill located in Terekisa Village, West Gelowa District, Ngada. Offering a landscape like a 'land above the clouds', this place is perfect for relaxation.

Wolobobo Festival Series

This event was enlivened by the participants who were mostly Scouts. "The Wolobobo Culture Camp event which is mostly attended by scout participants is a warm-up in the Wolobobo Festival series," said Ngada Regent, Andreas Paru, when opening the event, last Thursday (15/9).

At that time, he said that the Wolobobo cultural camp was a symbol of togetherness as well as a step to promote Wolobobo as a camping ground. Besides having an appeal as a camping site, Wolobbo is also interesting in terms of natural and cultural landscapes.

Attended by hundreds of people

The Wolobobo Culture Camp event was attended by at least 250-300 people from students and still being added from community circles and regional officials.

Among the hundreds of people present, Andreas believed that there were several people who had just set foot in Wolobobo. Furthermore, the number one person in Ngada also said that this activity is a form of promotion from the community itself which is ultimately expected to produce results feedback positive. This is the point of this Wolobobo Culture Camp activity so that we ourselves will promote this place and we will use this place to produce something,” he explained'.

Caring for nature & culture as well as promotion

Also present at the Wolobobo Culture Camp, namely, the President Director of the Executive Agency for the Labuan Bajo Flores Authority (BPOLBF), Shana Fatina. He called the Wolobobo Festival, which has a variety of series of events, as a way of caring for nature and culture as well as promotion. "In this event we also see that this cultural camping activity is dominated by students and students who are the next generation who will take care of what we have guarded to this day," he explained. The other series of activities in the Wolobobo Ngada Festival include the Wolobobo Mountain Walk and the Ngada Culture Walk.

Meanwhile, the Head of the Wolobobo Culture Camp, Wili Ajo explained that this activity was motivated by the determination of the Wolobobo Area as a Regional People's Garden (KRD) Number 41 in Indonesia, by the Ngada Regency Government in 2022. In line with this, Wili said it needed to be confirmed every year there are activities in Wolobobo that breathe education and research. "In order to support this KRD, then every year we should ensure that in this place also educational and research activities involving students," he said. (y)

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