PT. (limited liability business entity) Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur Prambanan and Ratu Boko (TWCBPRB) in the near future will hold back the Borobudur Masterpiece ballet on open stage Aksobya at Borobudur Temple, Magelang regency, Central Java.
Director of Marketing and Development of PT TWCBPRB, Agus Cany in Yogyakarta, on Wednesday, said Mahakarya Borobudur ballet during in 2009 scheduled four times in a row, which is on May 2, June 12, July 24 and August 14.
Together with Main Director of PT TWCBPRB, Poernomo, and members of the management board in the event relationships meeting in Yogyakarta, he said that this performance attracts tourists to visit Borobudur Temple and provide additional activities of tourism on the night of the object tour.
“To support this activity as much as 13 tour travel agencies in Jakarta are ready to promote the ballet stage and be on the first run will be attended by a number of ministers,” he said.
According to him, the committee will provide 800 seats for tourists who want to watch a ballet that took place in the open stage, Aksobya.
“The Borobudur Masterpiece Ballet is a story about the development of Borobudur and played by local artists working with dance artists from the Indonesian Art Institute (ISI) Surakarta,” he said.
Staging this ballet is expected to increase the number of foreign tourists visit and local tourists to visit Borobudur temple garden, so that the target of ten million tourists visit in five years to visit Borobudur can be achieved.
He said, to support the ballet stage, the committee is working with Garuda Indonesia Airlines, which provides 15 percent discounts for students who use this flight with routes the Jakarta-Yogyakarta-Jakarta.
Garuda Indonesia also provides free tickets for the 50 ticket buyers “platinum class” of Borobudur Masterpiece Ballet in the tour park of Borobudur Temple, Magelang, Central Java.
The ticket price for platinum class is 80 U.S. dollars with facilities: dinner, transportation Yogyakarta – Borobudur (vv), photos and souvenir, while the gold class is 60 U.S. dollars with facilities: dinner, transportation Yogyakarta – Borobudur (vv) and photo with the dancers.
“Price for class A is Rp 200.000 per person, class B is Rp150.000 and class students is Rp 75.000 per person,” said Agus cany. (translated from: Kompas.com)