The performance of celebrated Indonesian singer Vina Panduwinata on Saturday (07/10) officially closed the Ijen Summer Jazz 2017 at Jiwa Jawa Resort in Banyuwangi, East Java. (Antara Photo/Umarul Faruq)

Indonesian Singer Vina Panduwinata Completes Ijen Summer Jazz 2017

BY :JAKARTA GLOBE

OCTOBER 09, 2017

Jakarta. The performance of celebrated Indonesian singer Vina Panduwinata on Saturday (07/10) officially closed the Ijen Summer Jazz 2017 at Jiwa Jawa Resort in Banyuwangi, East Java.

Vina performed for an hour with eight songs, including hits “Burung Camar” (“Seagull”) and “Surat Cinta” (“Love Letter”).

The 58-year-old singer performed with drummer Ikmal Tobing, the son of acclaimed Indonesian drummer Jelly Tobing.

The event also featured a number of jazz musicians, including Sri Hanuraga Trio, Dira Sugandi, Tropical Transit Nonaria, Bonita, Luanada, Matthew Sayeres, Bintang Indrianto Festival and members of Banyuwangi Student Jazz group.

Banyuwangi district head Azwar Anas said the Ijen Summer Jazz has become part of the annual series of jazz music festival in Banyuwangi along with Jazz Gunung Bromo music festival.

Esthy Reko Astuti, deputy for tourism development at the Ministry of Tourism, recommended the festival organizers to offer special packages consisting of the event and tours of tourist destinations around the famous volcano to make a greater impact on the local economy.

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