Jayapura , 15/1 ( Jubi ) – Commemorating the Chinese New Year or often referred as Lunar New Year, Chinese peoples in Jayapura City will plug 1000 lanterns and do a variety of cultural attractions ahead of January 31 .
” We will show Jayapura City as a red city,” said Izhak Montolalu , chairman of Chinese Peoples Solidarity of Jayapura city, to tabloidjubi.com, Wednesday (15/1)
Izhak explained , it has received support from the Mayor and the Jayapura Police for the activities. “The city is owned by mayor that is why we ask for permission for such activities, ” said Izhak .
Jayapura’s Mayor , Benhur Tommy Mano admitted he were invited to discuss a range of activities to welcomes Chinese New Year celebration, next January 31 . ” I support the activities carried out by Thionghoa citizens of this city. They have contribute to the development of the city of Jayapura, including setting up jobs , ” said Mano .
Mano convey knick knacks lunar installation can be as promotion of culture . He asks all businessmenin Jayapura city, such as hotel owners , restaurants and other entertainment venues to install and enliven the Lunar Chinese New Year ornaments .
“Chinese Residents in the city of Jayapura provide the participation of city cleanliness. This is the first step, the years ahead will be conducted again in spectacular fashion, “said Mano. (Jubi/Sindung/Victor Mambor)