Nia S. Amira
For the first time Keroncong artists who live in Bogor should be proud with the event of Bogor InternaÂtional Keroncong Festival that was held at RRI Bogor, Saturday, June 4, 2016. The event was initiated by Insan Keroncong Indonesia (IKON) and Bogor city administration can be fairly said successful and attendÂed by keroncong artists from variÂous regions, even some keroncong singers from Singapore.
This keroncong event as to complete the anniversary of Bogor and final with a parade around the city on Sunday, June 5, 2016.
The event starts from noon until 9 pm and about 30s singers participated in the event from seÂniors to young singers who are still attending school and also students from Universities. Two groups perÂformed enliven the event, among others were from Tasikmalaya, OK Braja Mustika lead by Nunu H, and OK Kemala Puspita of Bogor, with Suyitno as the leader. The singers featuring keroncong songs very liltÂing, even the young singers sung western pop songs in keroncong rhythm. They came from Bandung, Tasikmalaya, Jakarta, Bogor, LamÂpung, as well as from Singapore.