Lombok and Sumbawa islands attracts the world lately, even more than Java and Bali islands. In spite of the dire earthquake that recently shook North Lombok, today the province of West Nusa Tenggara refuses to dwell in sorrow and chooses to stand tall and show the world that it is still a land filled with fascinating wonders. This unwavering spirit is reflected through events called The Charm of Lombok Sumbawa Month 2018 that will be presented originally scheduled, from August 18th to September 23rd, 2018. These special events will be held in all major cities and regencies across the West Nusa Tenggara Province that covers the islands of Lombok and Sumbawa,
Tourism Minister, Arief Yahya expressed his highest appreciation of the will of the people to continue the original event, pointing out that the people of West Nusa Tenggara are indeed most inspiring. It has an unyielding spirit to rise above hardship. “The spirit of West Nusa Tenggara is remarkable. It is the will of the people themselves who will to immediately rise to their feet after ensuring that all tourists are safe.
Covering an entire month of exciting fiestas, The Charm of Lombok Sumbawa Month 2018 will be highlighted with an array of festivities that include the Mataram Night Run, the Ampenan Old City Festival, the Lombok Begending Championship, the Gili Tramena Begawe, the Senggigi Beach Festival, The Charm of Moyo Festival, and also the Sail Moyo Tambora which is the pinnacle of this year’s Sail to Indonesia yacht rally. All will be held away from earthquake-stricken areas.
The people of West Nusa Tenggara do not wish to dwell too long in misfortune. This spirit is most inspiring. We believe that tourists will return here very soon since they too believe in the spirit of West Nusa Tenggara” said Minister Arief Yahya.
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