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 The Festival (WNF) is being held in Flores and is running until September 24 2022.
For your information, Wolobobo is a hill in Terekisa Village, West Gelowa District, Ngada. Offering a landscape like a 'land above the clouds', this place is suitable for relaxation.
Wolobobo Culture 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).
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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 aim of the Wolobobo Culture Camp activity so that we ourselves will promote this place and we will later 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 Main Director of the Labuan Bajo Flores Authority Implementing Agency (BPOLBF), Shana Fatina. He said Festival Wolobobo has a variety of events, as a way of caring for nature and culture as well as promotion.
"In this event we also saw that this cultural camping activity was dominated by students and female students who are the next generation who will later look after what we have looked after to this day," he explained.
The series of other activities in the Wolobobo Ngada Festival include, Wolobobo Mountain Walk and Ngada Culture Walk.
Meanwhile, Chairman of Wolobobo Culture Camp, Wili Ajo, explained that this activity was motivated by the designation of the Wolobobo Area as Regional People's Garden (KRD) Number 41 in Indonesia, by the Ngada Regency Government in 2022.
In line with this, Wili said it was necessary to ensure that every year there were activities in Wolobobo that were about education and research. "In order to support this KRD, every year we should ensure that educational and research activities involving students are also held in this place," he said. (y)