Thursday, 12 December 2019 | 20:27 WIB

Borobudur Symphony to Present Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

YOGYAKARTA, NNC - Pop diva from the United States, Mariah Carey is ready to perform at the Himbara Borobudur Symphony in Lumbini Park, Borobudur Temple, Magelang, Central Java on Tuesday (11/6/2018).

"We present Mariah Carey as the main part of this historic moment where two masterpieces will be witnessed simultaneously by thousands of people around the world," said Borobudur Symphony Project Director, Palwoto in Yogyakarta on Monday (11/5).

Palwoto said that the music event promoted by PT Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur, Prambanan and Queen Boko is a collaboration of two masterpieces, namely the masterpiece of Borobudur Temple as World Heritage coupled with musical masterpieces of world celebrities simultaneously in one event. 

Ministry of SOEs’ Deputy for Energy, Logistics, Regions and Tourism Business, Edwin Hidayat Abdullah said Borobudur Symphony is a form of synergy of SOE Present to the Country in introducing Indonesian tourism to the international level, especially SOE-managed tourism destinations as a form of diplomacy in new forces to strengthen national branding.

"One of the goals of involving the international diva, Mariah Carey, is also part of an effort to bring in foreign tourists," Edwin said.

The CEO of Rajawali Indonesia Communication, Anas Syahrul Alimi, the consultant promoter of the Mariah Carey concert, said that the international pop diva who had won five Grammy Awards is excited to be able to perform at the Borobudur Temple.

"We have had various preparations since long ago, even for the loading process of the goods have been prepared since last week. And Thank God, so far there are no significant obstacles that we have faced," said Anas, as quoted by Antara.