BULUKUMBA – Still remember the carnival of thousands of people dressed in black in the middle of last September ?. Tens of thousands of people filled the streets of the protocol in the City of Bulukumba following the Black Clothing Carnival which became a series of the 10th Pinisi Festival in 2019.
Apparently the number of participants who reached 27 thousand people broke the record at the Indonesian World Record Museum (MURI). For this achievement, the MURI Institute gave the world record award certificate to the Government of the Regency of Bulukumba for the Carnival Wearing the Most Participant Black Dress.
The MURI Award Charter was submitted directly by the MURI Record Manager, Triyono to the Head of the Tourism Office Muh Ali Saleng representing the Government of the Bulukumba Regency, at the MURI Mall of Indonesia Jakarta office, Thursday, November 14, 2019.
Muh Ali Saleng, appreciates the MURI award received. According to him, this becomes evidence and confirms that the event held in Bulukumba Regency, especially the black fashion carnival, received the recognition of the authorities in this case the MURI institution.
“Of course this MURI award motivates us even more to create more innovative work. I thank all parties involved so that this carnival can run successfully
Previously Muh Ali Saleng revealed the number of participants in the black fashion carnival exceeded the committee’s target of 15 thousand people. But before the event and on the D-day there were still many participants who registered, eventually reaching a total of 27 thousand people.
It is known that black clothes are identical to the clothes of the Ammatoa Kajang indigenous people. When entering the Ammatoa area, visitors are required to wear black clothes.