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Wakatobi Sail 2011, Annual Event Sail Wakatobi – Belitung (SWB) in 2011, South East Sulawesi, Indonesia.

wakatobi festivalWakatobi Sail is an annual event held by Government of Wakatobi. The event will be held starting in July till August 2011. Wakatobi Sail will be crowded by various of Traditional Dances, Traditional Ceremonies, Traditional Handy craft and food as well as Traditional Competition. The event will be attended by thousands of people from all around Wakatobi and out site of Wakatobi as well.

Actually this event held and host by Indonesian Government, the annual national maritime activity that is named Sail Wakatobi – Belitung (SWB) in 2011, among others, as a venue for investment and promotion of cultural and marine tourism in the Wakatobi and Belitong and the heme of Wakatobi Sail is "Clean the Ocean for Future Live".

Wakatobi Sail will held a various events and activities. Here is a list of some of the events and activities being planned for Sail Wakatobi 2011 :

Wakatobi Sail Event and Activities 2011 :

• Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) Costal Mayors Roundtable Meeting.
• Aeromodelling Event.
• Youth Movement Beach & Sea Clean Up Events.
• Underwater Photography Competition.
• Naval Voluntary Social Event.
• 1000 Bikes Wakatobi Tour.
• Internatioanl Environmental Film Festival.
• Wakatobi Photo Exhibition.
• Sail Wakatobi-Belitong Opening Ceremony.
• Yacht Rally.
• Official Opening Ceremony for the "School for Marine Protected Area Management".
• Local Arts and Cultural Festival.
• 17th August Independance Day underwater ceremony.
• Underwater Wedding.
• Watersports and Activities Competition.

Event and Activities Details are :

APKASI Seminar :
Date/Time : 29 April – 4 May 2011.
Venue : Patuno Resort Wangi wangi, Wakatobi.
Participants : Association of Regents.
Host Opened/Attended by : APKASI Chairman.
Agenda : Prelude to the CTI Costal Roundtable Meeting meeting for Wakatobi Charter II, concerning; Food Stability,Climate Change & Alternative Energy.
Event Responsibility : APKASI & Local Wakatobi Government.

Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) Costal Mayors Roundtable Meeting :
Date/Time : 6 – 18 May 2011.
Venue : Patuno Resort Wangi wangi, Wakatobi.
Participants : Association of Regents from the 6 Coral Triangle Initiative Countries, Donor Agencies, UCLG Asia – Pacific, UN Habitat & others.
Host Opened/Attended by : Indonesian Minister of Marine Management & Fisheries.
Agenda : Commitment to Wakatobi Charter II, concerning; Food Stability, Climate Change & Alternative, Energy.                   
Event Responsibility : USAID, KKP, APKASI & Local Wakatobi Government.

Aeromodelling Event :
Date/Time : 1 July 2011.
Venue : Matahora Aeromodelling Airfield.
Participants : National Aeromodelling Organisation.
Host Opened/Attended by : Head of the Central Aeromodelling Federation.
Agenda : Aeromodelling Attractions (planes & helicopters).     
Event Responsibility : Aeromodelling Organisation (FASI) and Local Wakatobi Government.

Youth Movement Beach and Sea Clean Up Events :
Date/Time : 1 May – 30 June 2011.
Venue : Throughout the Wakatobi Regency (Incl. Waha, Patuno, Sousu, & Wanci bathcaves, Pangulubelo harour, Mola Bajo Village, Hoga Beach, Sombano (on Kaledupa Island), Onemai Beach & Usuku Beach (on Tomia Island).
Participants : National Youth Movement, Bahari Youths, Sail Participants, and all local communities.
Host Opened/Attended by : Regent of the Wakatobi Recency.
Agenda : Environmental and Social Voluntary Work.
Event Responsibility : Local Wakatobi Government.

Underwater Photography Competition :
Date/Time : 1 June – 30 July 2011.
Venue : All dive sites around the Wakatobi Regency (Hoga).
Participants : International.
Host Opened/Attended by : Indonesian Minister of Culture & Tourism.
Competition Categories : Macro & Wide Angle.
Agenda : Will be implemented throught June and July, up until August 2011.Photos can be submitted straight to the committee, for judgement by the judges. Prizes to be won.
Event Responsibility : Governor of South East Sulawesi, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, & Local Wakatobi Government.

Naval Voluntary Social Event :
Date/Time : Date to be confirmed (July 2011).
Venue : Wangi-Wangi – Ereke – Wawonii – Raha – Bau-Bau – Kabaena.
Participants : Local community.
Agenda : Free mass treatments, freeoperations (circumsisions, hare-lip operations, cataract operations), health & religion classes, repairing and developing infrastructure.
Event Supported by : KRI Dr. Suharso, awaiting confirmation from the Indonesian Navy regarding the attendance of the ship; ‘Kapal Negara Sahabat’
Event Responsibility : Governor of South East Sulawesi, Navy, Ministry of Helath, & Local Wakatobi Government.

1000 Bikes Wakatobi Tour :
Date/Time : Date to be confirmed (July 2011).
Venue : Jakarta (Saturday) and Southern Wangi-Wangi (Longa – Fort Liya).
Participants : Central & Local government departments, Sail Participants, and the public.
Host Opened/Attended by : Indonesian Minister of Sport.
Agenda :Implementation starts in Jakarta (Saturday Bike) and prize draw winners will be invited to ‘Bike Tour Wakatobi’.
Event Responsibility : Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, Ministry of Sport, & Local Wakatobi Government.

Internatioanl Environmental Film Festival :
Date/Time : Date to be confirmed (July 2011).
Venue : Wangi-Wangi.
Participants : International.
Host Opened/Attended by : Indonesian Minister of Culture & Tourism.
Film Category : Documentaries about theenvironment & conservation.
Event Responsibility : Garin Nugroho (set film) & Local Wakatobi Government.

Wakatobi Photo Exhibition :
Date/Time : 10 – 17 August 2011
Venue : Gedung Wanita, Wangi-Wangi.
Participants : K/L/I/D and the public.
Host Opened/Attended by : Mayor of the Wakatobi Regency.
Exhibition : Photographs displaying the natural beauty and culture of the Wakatobi.  
Event Responsibility : Local Wakatobi Government.

Sail Wakatobi – Belitong Opening Ceremony :
Date/Time : 27 August 2011.
Venue : Wanci Ferry Harbour.
Participants : K/L/I/D and the public.
Host Opened/Attended by : President of Indonesia.
Agenda : Speeches, arts and culturalattractions, traditional festivities, releasing of baby turtles event.
Yacht Rally :
Flag off Darwin 23 July 2011
Arrive in Kupang 27 July, and in Saumlaki 26 July 2011
Passing by 21 Regencies and Towns/Cities
Yacht Race Route: Darwin - Saumlaki – Ambon - Wakatobi
Participants from many different countries, expected to be 120 yatchs
Participants from Indonesia : Kapal Pengawas KKP Akar Bahar & KRI Arung Samudera from the Indonesian Navy
It is hoped that other Indonesian Participants will also be involved

Official Opening Ceremony for the "School for Marine Protected Area Management" :
Date/Time : 27 August 2011.
Venue : Matahora Village, South Wangi-Wangi.
Participants : K/L/I/D and the public.
Host Opened/Attended by : President of Indonesia.
Agenda : Speeches and cultural attractions.
Event Responsibility : Government of South East Sulawesi, Indonesian Republic Secretary, & Home Office Ministry.

Local Arts and Cultural Festival :
Date/Time : 27 August 2011 (after Ashar Prayers)
Venue : Lapangan Merdeka, Wangi-Wangi.
Participants : K/L/I/D. Sail Participants, Cultural Community members, and the public.
Host Opened/Attended by : Indonesian Minister of Culture & Tourism.
Agenda : A range of cultural festivities, traditional dance and a mass breaking the Ramada fast.

17th August Independance Day Underwater Ceremony :
Date/Time :  17 August 2011.
Venue : Sombu Dive Site (Wangi-Wangi).
Participants : Sail participants, the Navy, Polairud & the public.
Host Opened/Attended by : Indonesian Minister of KKP.
Agenda : Raising of the Indonesian flag underwater (National Television).
Event Responsibility : Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, DANLANTAMAL Kendari, & Local Wakatobi Government.

Underwater Wedding :
Date/Time : 17 August 2011 (after 1pm).
Venue : Sombu Dive Site, Wangi-Wangi.
Participants : Sail Participants, International & National Public.
Event Responsibility : Local Wakatobi Government.

Watersports and Activities Competition :
Date/Time : 24 August 2011.
Venue : Waha Beach/Sombu.
Participants : National & Local Government Departments, Sail Participants, and the public.
Host Opened/Attended by : Indonesian Minister of Sport.
Agenda : Rowing Races, Swimming Races, Winners will be determined based on the fastest to reach the finish line.
Event Responsibility : Governor of Southeast Sulawesi, Ministry of Sport, and Local Wakatobi Government.

 

 

 

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