BANDUNG – Room Concert of Saung Angklung Udjo which was presented thanks to the collaboration between Don Sound System (DSS) Music Indonesia and bank bjb received appreciation and warm welcome from Indonesian music lovers when it was held online and offline on Sunday (14/3/2021) evening WIB.
Music lovers who are looking forward to the presence of a collaborative stage between the musicians and Saung Angklung Udjo are also able to satisfy their thirst for musical performances delivered in harmony as a means of entertainment in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic outbreak.
The concert was also witnessed by Governor of West Java Ridwan Kamil. The governor said the 7 Room Concert is a means for all elements of society to work together to find solutions in this challenging situation that COVID-19 affect in various lines of life.
"However, we must together find a solution. The 7 Room Concert is one of the rooms. COVID-19 must not defeat our passion for life, our enthusiasm for work. Hopefully with the support of all parties to present this concert, we will give a message that the key to our victory is togetherness," said Ridwan Kamil.
He also said that the government continues to make various efforts to ensure cultural centers in West Java, including Saung Angklung Udjo, can continue to survive COVID-19 pandemic challenges.
"I am also grateful to bank bjb, when other banks suffered losses due to COVID-19, bank bjb was able to become the only bank that grew positively. I am very proud of bank bjb, so I encourage it by providing support in art activities, one of which is this event," he said.
President Director of bank bjb Yuddy Renaldi said that the participation of bank bjb in organizing this concert is part of the company's efforts to support the movement and preservation of cultural arts as a representation of local wisdom as well as a proud asset that characterizes Indonesia's rich culture.
"We strive to always provide support to art workers, including traditional art activists who live the existence of Saung Angklung Udjo as one of the regional cultural centers in Indonesia. We really hope that the preservation of angklung art and other traditional music arts can be maintained so that artists can continue to work with pride in preserving and presenting national cultural heritage on the international stage, "said Yuddy.
This 7 Room Concert is the umpteenth collaboration involving bank bjb and DDS Music. A number of well-known music stars will attend, including Trie Utami, Boje, Andien, and Candil.
Concerts can be watched via Live Music Streaming YouTube DSS Music and Facebook DSS Music, and can also be watched limited offline at DDS Studios following strict health protocols.
bank bjb and DDS Music also opened the opportunity to donate to the audience. Donations can be sent to bank bjb account number 0113311738001 in the name of PT Don Sistem Suara Indonesia. The proceeds from this concert will be used to support the continuity of the Indonesian arts world, including donations to art workers and production teams affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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