BANDA ACEH, WOL – Aceh Culture and Tourism Office is going to hold a sport tourism activity in 2016 the “Aceh Surfing Festival” that will be held on Saturday and Sunday (10-11/12/2016) to be located in Kuala Cut Lampuuk Beach, Aceh Besar.
The event entitled “Challenges Waves and Enjoy Culture” does not only introduce the surfing competition for surfers, but also some other interesting agenda, such as the gathering of across community, flashmob, windsurfing, Rapai and entertainment, and the Aceh culinary “beulangong soup”.
The event will officially open by Head of Aceh Culture and Tourism Office, Reza Fahlevi on December 10, 2016.
“This year’s surfing agenda is a bit different from the previous years. In addition to presenting the event competition, we also wish to introduce our tourism potentials of Kuala Cut Lampuuk Beach in particular and Aceh Besar in general. It the event also aims at attracting surfers’ interest and challenge their adrenalin of the waves,” said Reza.
The surfing competition, Reza said, is not only followed by adults, but also by other young talents that will take advantages of the waves of Lampuuk Beach as a potential tourist attraction.
Head of Marketing Department, Rahmadhani also commented that the surfing competition consists of two of classes: open class and special class, namely grommet for children under 16 years that is certainly interesting to watch their ability to challenge the waves.
Meanwhile, Executive Secretary of Aceh Surfing Festival 2016, Nasrul, said that the target of surfing competition participant for this time is 50 people includingopen classes and grommets.
“The event is open for public, either for local surfers in Aceh or outside Aceh, where they will be doing the preliminary start on December 10th and go to the final on December 11th, at once from peak of the events that will be fighting for tens of millions , “he explained.
Not only that, for the participants who are qualified for the final, said Nasrul, the committee will also provide a number of door prizes.
“We wish this surfing festival can excite surfer to keep competing and also being a silaturrahmi event. So, everybody can feel the atmosphere of fun for participant and for the spectators with several agendas that has prepared by the committee,” his hoped. (iloveaceh & ILATeam/data1)
Editor: Agus Utama