Soloevent.id – Solo Batik Carnival (SBC) XII will run for four days, July 25-28 2019. The Grand Carnival which will take place on July 27.
Before the SBC XII participants start to walk, the event began with an opening ceremony. The coordinator of the Solo Batik Carnival 2019, Ragowo Ade Kurniawan, revealed something different for this year. There will be a flash mob along Jl. Bhayangkara. The eleven teams will dance accompanied by DJ music collaborated with gamelan.
FYI, there are also guest stars. “The Opening Ceremony will feature several guest stars, such as Rising Star Indonesia Indah Nevertari, Miss Grand International 2018, and Mister Grand Indonesia 2018,” Ade explained during a talk show on the People at Sevent program on Radio Sevent, Saturday (07/13/2019).
After the opening ceremony, SBC 2019 participants will walk starting from the Radya Library Museum, Jl. Slamet Riyadi, until Surakarta City Hall. It begins at 14.00 WIB.
They will walk approximately 3.8 kilometers. The participants wear almost 30-50 kilograms weight costumes and 20-25 centimeters heels. The carnival also enlivens by decorative cars.
The guests from Samarinda Sarong Festival, Pesona Semarang Carnival, and Grobogan Carnival Center will hit the floor. The Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Surakarta will also participate in the procession.