Saturday, January 29, 2022 – 08:20 WIB
VIVA – The Central Indonesian National Sports Committee (KONI) directly inaugurated the Secretariat Office for the Executive Board of the Indonesian Barongsai Sports Federation (PB FOBI) named ‘The FOBI Secretariat Office Gedung Kaca’, Friday 28 January 2022.
The inauguration was carried out by giving red marks to the eyes, nose, mouth, head and body by the General Chairperson of PB FOBI Edy Kusuma, representatives of the Head of the KONI Center Ishak Setyadi Sjam, Chinese figures Ted Siong, Advisory Council Tono Suratman and Advisors Ronald Syarif along with the ranks who were present on the occasion. office located at Jalan KH. Mansyur Kav 129-130, Karet Tengsin, Central Jakarta.
Even though he was unable to attend, the Head of the Central KONI, Marciano Norman, still paid attention to the inauguration of the PB FOBI office. Marciano took the time to make a special speech which was read by the Deputy Head of Division (Wakabid) of the Organization, Ishak Setyadi Syam, who was accompanied by the Deputy Head of the Organization, Budi Utoro HGS.
“First of all, I as the General Chairperson of the Central KONI would like to thank you for the commitment, passion, sacrifice and sincerity of the Executive Board of the Indonesian Barongsai Federation who fostered the sport of Barongsai with all my heart,” said Marciano.
“Seeing the extraordinary spirit of the PB FOBI management, I am optimistic that the Lion Dance will be increasingly loved by the Indonesian people,” he continued.
Furthermore, Marciano hopes that with the establishment of this office, Barongsai can produce more outstanding athletes. “Also programs that can be linked to Sport Tourism,” he added.