POP Festival: Bazaar For Fun


Soloevent.id – The community of Solo start-up activists holds a Project of Pleasures (POP) Festival in the Atrium and Central Park The Park Mall Solo Baru, on Friday-Sunday (14-16 / 6/2019). The creative industries from Solo, Yogyakarta, Surabaya, and Semarang will gather here.

Raising the theme The Mother Land, around 21 booths participate in this event. They offer local products, ranging from fashion, knick-knacks, to drinks.

POP Festival Project Manager Fransicus Danu explained that the local products aim to improve local wisdom. Quality is the main point, so the tenants must have attractive, experimental, and educational elements.

“It’s not just selling products. It has an educational and experimental element,” he said to Soloevent on Friday.

Danu said, what distinguishes POP Festival from other exhibitions is that tenants are not just selling, but also branding and educating their customers. POP Festival also provides a shopping experience for visitors. Later, visitors who want to buy something will be served directly by the tenant-owner.

The POP Festival has pleasure concept. They provide table tennis and PlayStation games for free. It also gives prizes for the top three champions, jackets for the winner, shirts for the second, and backpacks for the third.

POP Festival is hype by various activities, such as workshops from creative industry activists, talk shows, coaching sessions, and music festivals.

For the musical performances, the organizers will present Grrrl gang, Winona Dryver, Good Gestalt, Semadya, Son and the Little Flower, and Pamungkas. “Music festivals will be held in Central Park and will present musicians who are loved by people these days, there are Grrrl Gang and Pamungkas. Visitors can enjoy it for free,” explained Danu.