Sanur needs to be a pioneer to develop the tourism in accordance with the characteristics of the local community, not follow the desires of the market. The former Minister of Culture and Tourism I Gede Ardika said this while giving a speech at the opening of Sanur Village Festival VII, Wednesday (09/26/2012) night. He also hoped that the solid Sanur should keep maintain the cultural arts and heritage and capable to face the future and not have to giddy at the crossroads.
According Ardika, this seaside village that has been shown to preserve the identity and cultural values and inspired by Hinduism community in the running activities including tourism industry.
He cautioned all parties dare remind businesses to keep the spirit of Bali tourism, ie, do not just do business only in Bali but also do what is best for this island. He also praised the Sanur Village Festival is an independent activity to promote the arts by presenting local arts and cultures. (more…)