Blitar– For 695th anniversary of Blitar, the Government of Blitar Regency and Ministry of Education and Culture organized Panji Festival and Nusantara Festival at the Amphitheater in Penataran, on Tuesday (09/07/2019). For Blitar, the event was opened by the Economic and Development Assistant of Blitar District Government Secretariat, Tuti Komariyati.
The event was even more lively with the crowd of Blitar residents who wanted to see the Panji Festival directly. The events included Bulkiyo Porem Dance, Dance by Kembul Nuryanto (ISI Surakarta), Panji poetry, Kutai Kartanegara mask dance from East Kalimantan and supported by the archipelago culinary festival and Exhibition (UMKM Pusaka Batu Mulia) from Blitar.
The head of service for youth culture and sports tourism said Panji Nusantara Festival could inspire the millennial of Blitar to learn the meaning of creativity in culture term. The festival will held for four days and Ludruk will be the closing.