The Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy together with the Office of Culture and Tourism of the Province of West Nusatenggara, will held the Lombok Sumbawa Pearl Festival 2013 at the Lombok Raya Hotel in Mataram from 29th June to 30th, 2013.
On this occasion, the best pearls from West Nusatenggara Islands, Maluku, Ternate and Papua will be auctioned. Over 36 international buyers from across the world will attend in this festival.
Lombok Sumbawa Pearl Festival aims to introduced the Lombok as a pearl-producing areas of international standard. Then, it also aims to foster a sense of love and pride of the people of the Indonesian pearls.
In this festival some activities will be presented such as exhibitions and harvesting pearls, dances, talk show, craft fairs, the selection of PearlPrincess, and pearl auctions.
Lombok has been choosen the Indonesian Pearl City as it has the biggest pearl producers in Indonesia. The South Sea Pearls they produce are the best pearls in the world. They are large and have a bright shine.