East Kalimantan Government will held Derawan Festival 2013 from June 21st to September 22nd 2013, with the theme “Derawan For The Future”. The festival, centered in the Berau District.
This festival aimed to introduce and further promote the wonders of the Derawan Arcipelago as part of the Wonderful Indonesia and the Visit East Kalimantan campaign. Participating in the exhibition will be The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, The Ministry of Trade, The Association of Hotels and Restaurants (PHRI), Tour Operators, Dive Operators, and various small and medium businesses.
The festival consists of a series of activities that will last for three whole months with highlights in June and September. September, 15th-20th 2013, yachts participating in The Sail Indonesia 2013 Yacht Rally and The Cruise to Derawan will enter Derawan.
There will also be The Bhakti Kesra Nusantara Operation conducted by the Navy on 13th to 15th September 2013 and The International Seminar on Coral Triangle Initiative and Small Islands September, 16th-18th 2013.
On September, 22nd 2013, the audience and participants will be entertained with an Open Entertainment Stage featuring Indonesian top singers and traditional art performances.
And participants in the festival will be taken to the waters around Derawan, Maratua, and Kakaban Islands for a Fishing Game tournament on September, 23rd-30th 2013.
source : indonesia.travel