Malang Mbakso Festival which will be held on January 20-22 besides popularizing meatballs as a culinary icon of Malang worldwide, it is also one of the efforts of community empowerment especially Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Malang, East Java. This was conveyed by the Chief Executive of Malang Mbakso Festival, Fendra Hadi Suwarto, to Voice of Indonesia in Malang, on Saturday (13/1).
"This event is not just a series of euphoria events that we create in the form of Malang Mbakso Festival. But through this series of events we want to accommodate all Malang meatball traders in legal entities in the form of cooperatives. So, essentially we want to empower the people of Malang to be more advanced," he said.
Fendra Hadi Suwarto also hoped, with the festival, the visit of local and foreign tourists to Malang, Malang Regency and Batu City will increase. Malang Mbakso Festival is also planned to be held in several big cities throughout Indonesia// Trs.REZHA