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Richard Gere akan Pelesiran ke Borobudur dan Prambanan

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Aktor Hollywood, Ricard Gere, akan mengunjungi Candi Borobudur dan Candi Prambanan, salah satu World Cultural Heritage atau warisan budaya dunia pada 25-27 Juni 2011.
Direktur Jenderal Pemasaran Kementerian Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata (Kemenbudpar), Sapta Nirwandar, dalam jumpa persnya di Jakarta, Jumat, mengatakan, kedatangan Ricard Gere ke Candi Borobudur diharapkan akan memberikan pengaruh positif bagi Indonesia.


"Gere bersama keluarganya datang ke Indonesia sebagai pribadi, dia berharap kedatangannya bisa mendorong lebih banyak orang untuk datang ke Indonesia. Masyarakat Hollywood juga akan melihat Indonesia," katanya.


Pada rangkaian kunjungannya ke Borobudur, lawan main Julia Robert dalam Film Pretty Woman itu akan menghadiri acara Morning Peace Walk bersama para Bikhu agama Budha di Borobudur.

Gere juga akan melakukan boddhi tree planting di kawasan Taman Candi Borobudur dan mengunjungi Candi Pawon dan Candi Mendut.


Peraih Golden Globe Award itu sekaligus akan menjadi tamu undangan dalam pementasan Sendratari Mahakarya Borobudur (The Masterpiece of Borobudur Ballet) yang digelar di panggung terbuka Aksobya sebelah timur kaki Candi Borobudur.


Rangkaian kunjungan itu diharapkan mampu menarik perhatian dunia dan memberikan inspirasi media-media internasional untuk melakukan peliputan dokumenter yang akan ditayangkan ke seluruh dunia.


Menurut Sapta Nirwandar, Candi Borobudur dan Prambanan akan terus dipromosikan secara gencar apalagi pasca-erupsi Merapi beberapa waktu lalu. "Promosi wisata di wilayah ini perlu terus dilakukan agar dunia internasional tahu bahwa Borobudur dan Prambanan aman dikunjungi," katanya.


Ia berkata, salah satu cara berpromosi antara lain dengan mengundang prominent person seperti aktor Ricard Gere.
"Dengan banyaknya fans Gere di Asia, Amerika, dan Eropa maka kedatangan Gere ini diharapkan dapat semakin memperkenalkan Candi Borobudur dan Candi Prambanan ke seluruh dunia," katanya.


Dalam kunjungannya ke Indonesia, Ricard Gere yang juga penganut agama Budha itu akan bertemu dengan Menteri Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata (Menbudpar), Jero Wacik, di Jakarta. Gere juga dijadwalkan bertemu dengan Sri Sultan Hamengku Bowono X dalam acara jamuan makan malam di Keraton Kesultanan Yogyakarta.


Seluruh kegiatan Gere di Indonesia akan didokumentasikan dengan baik sebagai salah satu bahan promosi Indonesia ke dunia internasional.


Direktur Utama Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur Prambanan, dan Ratu Boko, Purnomo Siswoprasetyo, mengatakan, kedatangan Gere diharapkan dapat menjadi salah satu upaya promosi budaya Indonesia yang dapat disebarkan ke dunia luar.


"Pasca-erupsi Merapi, Borobudur sudah siap dikunjungi lebih banyak wisatawan dan diharapkan Gere mengunjungi kawasan di sekitarnya," katanya.


Menurut dia, upaya itu bisa menjadi promosi yang baik bagi Borobudur dan diharapkan memacu aktor lain untuk berkunjung ke Indonesia. Ia menegaskan Borobudur akan tetap terbuka bagi masyarakat umum saat kedatangan Ricard Gere ke kawasan wisata tersebut.





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Richard Gere will Travel to Borobudur and Prambanan


REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Hollywood actor, Richard Gere, will visit the Borobudur and Prambanan Temple, one of the World Cultural Heritage or cultural heritage of the world in 25 to 27 June 2011.
Marketing Director-General of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Kemenbudpar), Nirwandar, in his press conference here on Friday, said the arrival of Richard Gere to Borobudur Temple will hopefully provide a positive influence for Indonesia.


"Gere and his family came to Indonesia as a person, he hopes his arrival could encourage more people to come to Indonesia. Society Hollywood will also look at Indonesia," he said.


In a series of visit to Borobudur, opposite Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman movie that will attend the Morning Peace Walk with Buddhist monks at Borobudur.


Gere will also conduct a Bodhi tree planting in the Park area and visit Borobudur Pawon and Mendut.


Golden Globe Award winner will be invited guests at the same time in staging Ballet Masterpieces Borobudur (The Masterpiece of Borobudur Ballet) which was held at the open stage Aksobya east foot of Borobudur.


The series of visits was expected to attract world attention and inspire the international media coverage to make a documentary to be aired throughout the world.


According Nirwandar, Borobudur and Prambanan will continue to be promoted aggressively let alone post-eruption of Merapi, some time ago. "Promotion of tourism in this region should continue to be done so that the international community know that Borobudur and Prambanan safe visit," he said.


He said one way of promoting, among others, by inviting a prominent person such as actor Richard Gere.
"With so many fans Gere in Asia, America and Europe the arrival Gere is expected to further introduce the Borobudur and Prambanan temple throughout the world," he said.


During his visit to Indonesia, Richard Gere are also Buddhists will meet with Minister of Culture and Tourism (Minister of Culture), Wacik, in Jakarta. Gere is also scheduled to meet with Sri Sultan Bowono X in a dinner at the palace of the Sultanate of Yogyakarta.


All activities in Indonesia will Gere is well documented as one of the promotional materials of Indonesia to the international world.


Director of Tourism Park Borobudur Prambanan and Ratu Boko, Purnomo Siswoprasetyo, say, the arrival Gere is expected to become one of Indonesia's cultural promotion efforts that can be disseminated to the outside world.


"Post-eruption of Merapi, Borobudur was ready visited by more tourists and Gere are expected to visit the surrounding area," he said.


According to him, that effort could be a good promotion for the Borobudur and is expected to spur other actors to visit Indonesia. He asserted that Borobudur remains open to the general public upon arrival Ricard Gere to the tourist area.

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