Jokowi gives a rock star salute to his supporters at Gelora Bung Karno stadium in Jakarta on Saturday (13/04). (Antara Photo/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)

'White in Unity': Jokowi Supporters Paint Jakarta White


APRIL 13, 2019

Jakarta. Hundreds of thousands of Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Ma'ruf Amin supporters, dressed mostly in white, marched from Jakarta's National Monument to the Gelora Bung Karno stadium on Saturday (13/04) during a massive campaign rally that was dubbed "White in Unity."

The secretary general of the Jokowi-Ma'ruf campaign team, Hasto Kristiyanto, claimed the event, a cross between a political rally and a rock concert, was attended by around 600,000 people, including many of the country's top celebrities.

An aerial view during Jokowi-Amin final campaign : Joko Widodo gives speech to his supporters during the lastest great campaign in Gelora Bung Karno stadium on Saturday (13/04) (ANTARA FOTO/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)
Jokowi delivers a speech to his supporters. Number 1 is the president's number in the electoral roll call. (Antara Photo/Akbar Nugroho Gumay)


Young ladies wearing alphabetical words of 'Jokowi' posed during the massive 'White in Unity' event. (Photo courtesy of TKN)
White t-shirts were the unoffical uniform for the rally. (Photo courtesy of TKN)
Jokowi-Amin supporter wearing unique costum and attire to express his support for the incumbent and his running mate in 2019 presidential election (ANTARA FOTO/Nova Wahyudi)
A cosplayer at the event. (Antara Photo/Nova Wahyudi)
The supporters of Jokowi-Amin waving a big flag during Jokowis final campaign in GBK stadium on Saturday (13/04) Every supporters should not bring political parties attributes to the campaign. (ANTARA FOTO/Puspa Perwitasari)
One of the many enormous flags featuring Jokowi's face at the event. (Antara Photo/Puspa Perwitasari)
Joko Widodo was set to enter the main stage and gives speech to his supporters on the afternoon during his final campaign in GBK stadium on Saturday (13/04) (ANTARA FOTO/Puspa Perwitasari)
Joko ran on to the stage, in a scene similar to his last big campaign in 2014. (Antara Photo/Puspa Perwitasari)
Jokowi-Amin supporters pointing their thumbs during number 01 candidates final campaign in GBK Stadium on Saturday (13/04) OK symbol and pointing the index finger became Jokowi-Amin epitome to face the 2019 presidential election (ANTARA FOTO/Nova Wahyudi)
The 160,000-capacity GBK stadium is turned into a sea of whites. (Antara Photo/Nova Wahyudi)
Indonesian muslim clerics gathered at GBK Stadium on Saturday (13/04) They support Jokowi-Amin during 2019 presidential election next week. (ANTARA FOTO/Puspa Perwitasari)
Just like his rival Prabowo did last week, Jokowi's event also featured the country's top Muslim clerics. (Antara Photo/Puspa Perwitasari)
A traditional mask dance performance was held outside the GBK stadium on Saturday (13/04) The Jokowis final campaign started at 12 p.m. with a parade representing the country
A traditional dance performance outside the stadium. (Antara Photo/Dhemas Reviyanto)
Joko Widodo gives a free clothes to his supporters after attended his final campaign in GBK stadium on Saturday (13/04) (ANTARA FOTO/Dhemas Reviyanto)
Jokowi giving away free white t-shirts. (Antara Photo/Dhemas Reviyanto)
The hashtag #RABUPUTIH is a tagline of Jokowi-Amin final campaign in GBK stadium on Saturday (13/04) to confront his rival Prabowo Subianto and Sandiaga Uno in 2019 presidential election (ANTARA FOTO/Widodo S Jusuf)
'White Wednesday' says the hashtag. The presidential election on April 17 will happen on a Wednesday. (Antara Photo/Widodo S. Jusuf)
Joko Widodo raises his hands and greets his supporters during his final campaign in GBK stadium on Saturday (13/04) The crowd gather at the stadium since 10 a.m. and waiting for the incumbent candidate to give oration in the afternoon. (ANTARA FOTO/Nova Wahyudi)
The Jokowi persona can be baffling, half common man, half rock star. (Antara Photo/Nova Wahyudi)
Joko Widodo oration in his final campaign in GBK stadium on Saturday (13/04) The Jokowi-Amin supporters filled the stadium maximum capacity, 143,000 people wearing white attire. (ANTARA FOTO/Widodo S Jusuf)
Estimates on the size of the crowd on Saturday vary, from 160,000 (the GBK stadium's capacity) to 600,000. (Antara Photo/Widodo S. Jusuf)