He admitted that he did not think that the sound from the carbide cannon would be so loud.
"The sensation is extraordinary, hopefully it will spark our enthusiasm to build a better Indonesia," said Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno after walking along the Kampong Melayu Waterfront, Barito Street, Benua Melayu Laut (BML) Village, South Pontianak District, Sunday (31/7/2022).
Apart from that, art, tradition and cultural attractions were also presented in front of the Minister of Sandi.
Starting from typical Chinese music, pencak silat, tanjidor music, lion dance performances to Jepin dancing together. Not to forget, he witnessed the typical UMKM products of Pontianak City.
“I am impressed with Kampong Melayu BML, which has been nominated for the best 50 Indonesian Tourism Village Award (ADWI). We hope that this visit will open up more job opportunities,” said Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Sandiaga Uno.
One of them is Ian, a canoe transportation provider. Since the Waterfront was built, Ian admits that the job opportunities have increased.
"Thank God, since the waterfront was built, there have been more job opportunities, that's what Bang Ian said," he said.***