The Makassar International Eight Festival & Forum (MIEFF) 2017 is a combination of eight colossal festival the second time at the Water Front City Makassar platform back will be held on 6-10 September 2017. F8 Festival consisting of film, fashion, food, flower, fine Art, jazz fusion, fiction writer, and folk festival along the Losari beach.
Interestingly, the F8 event this time also presents a number of extreme action sports, such as kite flying, flying board, Jetski, and Indonesia’s Creative Cities. Makassar Mayor Moh Ramdhan Pomanto claimed his regular regional event was reaping praise from Tourism Minister Arief Yahya because of the concept of Makassar F8 which contains many cultural elements.
In addition, the Makassar City Government would sign a contract with some city in Indonesia and other parts of the world, related to the MoU sister city such as South Korea, Taiwan, and France.
The notes from the organizers of F8, a number of artist, designer, and a band will entertain at the four stages F8 Makassar as Daniel Sahuleka, Leanna Arthron, Rachel, L’Entourloop, Ari Lasso, Drive, Yovie and Nuno, Budi Doremi, 3 Srigala, Adjie Along Notonegoro, and Luna Maya.
Deputy for the Development Domestic Tourism Marketing Esthy Reko Astuti accompanied by head of Department of culture and tourism in South Sulawesi, Musaffar Shah says, South Sulawesi and Makassar is the Center Point of Indonesia. Through the Organization of the F8 event is it wanted to show the Makassar is interesting destinations.
This Makassar International Eight Festival & Forum (MIEFF) 2017 event is targeting 1 million visitors arriving from various areas in Indonesia and abroad. Her optimism because its territory is very rich with the fascination of nature, culture, as well as a tourist attraction.
Musaffar Shah added, The Makassar International Eight Festival & Forum (MIEFF) this year there are 10 culinary icons will be displayed. While the show will be wrapped with 1,000 live music, 10,000 cultural attractions and 100,000 art performances.
Starting from fashion, later in the beginning of each session will be opened with the starting ethnic dance as bridging of fashion show will be shown, as well as a fashion show with professional models. Later there will be 2 sessions of fashion parade, that afternoon (17.00-18.00) and evening (20.00-21.00) everyday.
While elements of the film, will be featuring a variety of performances that amuse its visitors through every scene. A movie held openly at the venues of the city of Makassar (Ajungan Kota Makassar). This event was unique in that it reflects the form of the movie is collaborated with live music.
For food, there will be a Waterfront food festival to enliven and engage the whole community, the organizers will set up booths where will support creative economic city of Makassar.
Likewise with Folk, will describe the behavior of its people that is friendly and full of creativity through daily life. Starting a story telling booth for children that raises folklore and stories, traditional games area, community gathering, Makassar artist performance in collaboration with talkshow and music clinic become entertainment that waiting for visitors.
In terms of flora and fauna, around it comes with the concept of hommy flower garden by maximizing the interesting spots in it in addition to beautiful in the view, comfortable and can also be a very interesting background to capture the moments with loved ones. In fact, there will be use of big trees in it that is intended as a shelter or protector of flowers and plants as well as visitors from the hot Sun.
For fine art and fusion music, would have put forward a variety of distinctive arts of South Sulawesi. Most major art is in the art of dance. The art of dance in South Sulawesi, usually performed by beautiful dancers with traditional clothes in the form of bodo clothes and wear silk sarongs and bring bright colors.
As a complementary agenda, not less Interestingly is the presence of fiction writer and font. From the name it can be estimated that this activity is not far from that name to write a work of art. So, for the hobby of writing fiction, certainly can come to the event that took place during this 5-day.