TIMESAUSTRALIA, MADIUN – There were around 14 silat school students performed their skill in one stage at the Festival Kampung Silat Caruban, Monday (28/10/2019). Silat is a collective word for a class of indigenous martial arts from the geo-cultural area of the Indonesian archipelago.
The festival which was actually held for two days on October 27-28 2019 was attended by thousands of people. There were around 1.400 people joining on the first day of the event.
Meanwhile, on the second day there was the Festival Pencak Silat which followed by these people of 14 local silat school. The event took place at the stage of Alun-Alun Reksogati Caruban.
Thousand of local citizen attending the event to see their favorite Silat athlete performs on the stage and support them. On the occasion, they were also entertained by several pretty models who wear Batik and do a Silat costume fashion show.
"Caruban has been appointed as the Kampung Silat Indonesia (The Village of Silat) since 2018. And this event is one of our way to introduce Silat to the world and make them king at their own area,"
The Mayor of Madiun H. Ahmad Dawami said.