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Achmad Algan Dan Mutiara Putri Zulfiah, Putra Putri Sriwijaya Sumsel 2017

Palembang – Achmad Algan perwakilan dari Palembang dan Mutiara Putri Zulfiah dari Musi Banyuasin terpilih sebagai Putra Putri Sriwijaya 2017. Keduanya menjadi yang terbaik dari 40 finalis lainnya pada Grand Final Pemilihan Putra Putri Sriwijaya 2017 di Ballroom Hotel Aryaduta Palembang, … Continue reading



42 Finalis PPS 2017 Unjuk Bakat di OPI Mall

Palembang – Hari kedua pemilihan Putra Putri Sriwijaya (PPS) 2017 dimulai dengan pemberian materi Kepariwisataan oleh Zainal Arifin, SE, MM dan “healthy skin” oleh dr. Indah Permata, Sp. KK. Kegiatan ini diadakan di hotel OPI Indah, Sabtu (10/09/2017) Setelah makan … Continue reading



Putra Putri Sriwijaya 2017 Mulai Ikuti Karantina

Palembang – Hari pertama pemilihan Putra Putri Sriwijaya tahun 2017 diisi dengan pemberian materi english public speaking oleh Dr. Rita Indrawati, M.Pd, etika dan kepribadian oleh Devy Bayumi dan Budaya Sumatera Selatan oleh Yudhy Syarofie. Mulai hari jumat 8/9 sampai … Continue reading



Via Matta Fair, Pariwisata Sumsel Diperkenalkan di Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur – Destinasi wisata Sumatera Selatan diperkenalkan pada MATTA Fair 2017. Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Provinsi Sumatera Selatan mengikuti MATTA Fair yang diadakan pada tanggal 8-10 September 2017 di Putra World Trade Center, Kuala Lumpur. Pada kesempatan ini, Disbudpar … Continue reading



Destinasi Wisata Kuliner Jadi Fokus Sumsel Berikutnya

Palembang – Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Sumatera Selatan menggelar Focus group discussion dalam rangka percepatan pengembangan destinasi wisata kuliner dan belanja, di Hotel 101 Palembang, Kamis (08/08/2017). Pada kesempatan itu, Kepala Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Sumatera Selatan, Irene Camelyn Sinaga … Continue reading



42 Utusan Kabupaten/kota Lolos ke Final Putra Putri Sriwijaya 2017

Palembang – Seleksi Pemilihan Putera Puteri Sriwijaya di gelar di Auditorium Graha Bina Praja Pemerintah Provinsi Sumatera Selatan, Rabu (06/09/2017). Seleksi ini diikuti oleh 42 orang perwakilan dari 15 kabupaten/kota di Provinsi Sumatera Selatan. Tahapan seleksi terdiri psikotes tertulis dan … Continue reading



Ini Daftar Pemenang Lomba Festival Sriwiaya 2017

Palembang – Festival Sriwijaya 2017 yang digelar 22-27 Agustus 2017 menyajikan penampilan para peseta yang dikategorikan dalam beberapa bidang lomba, yakni Lomba Lagu Daerah, Lomba Teater (berbasis cerita rakyat/legenda setempat) dan Lomba Tari Kreasi Derah. Peserta yang berasal dari beberapa … Continue reading



Festival Sriwijaya 2017 Total Beri Kemeriahan Warna Budaya

Palembang – Festival Sriiwjaya 2017 resmi ditutup minggu malam (27/08/2017).  Perhelatan Festival Sriwijaya 2017 yang digelar sejak 22 Agutus 2017 total memberi kemeriahan penuh warna budaya di tiap harinya selam kurang lebih seminggu ini. Tak khayal , Festival Sriwijaya 2017 … Continue reading



Festival Sriwijaya (H+3-H+4)

Palembang – Festival Sriwijaya 2017 hari ke3 dan ke4 tetap menyuguhkan deretanpenampiokan yang memukau. Aksi-aksi tarian, drama dan musikalitas semakin menarik dan unik. Kreasi asli maupun modifikasi di curahkan dipanggun pelataran Benteng Kuto Besak Palembang ini. Tak ketinggalan pula aksi … Continue reading



Aksi Sapta Pesona di BKB

Palembang – Dikesempatan Gelaran Festival Sriwijaya 2017, Aksi Sapta Pesona tetap terus digerakkan. Rabu pagi (24/8/2017) bertempat di Pelataran Benteng Kuto Besak (BKB) Palembang, kembali Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata (Disbudpar) Sumsel mengajak para pegiat pariwisata sumsel untuk tetap menciptakan lingkungan … Continue reading



Festival Sriwijaya (H+2)

Palembang – Festival Sriwijaya Hari ke 2, Kamis (24/8/2017) di Benteng Kuto Besak Palembang, kembali menyuguhkan penampilan-penampilan khas budaya Sumsel. Dimulai dengan Lomba Fashion Anak yang sudah memasuki babak Final yang dimulai pukul 10 pagi. Lalu disambung dengan jajaran pemusik … Continue reading



Festival Sriwijaya 2017 (H+1)

Palembang – Setelah Pembukaan yang meriah Selasa Malam (22/08/2017) di pelataran Benteng Kuto Besak Palembang, kini di hari pertama Rabu (23/08/2017) Festival Sriwijaya mulai menyuguhkan sajian-sajian atraktif yang berbudaya. Dimulai pukul 10 pagi, sajian pertama menampilkan aksi-aksi menggemaskan anak-anak berbusana … Continue reading



Semarak Festival Sriwijaya 2017 Tampilkan Seni Budaya Sumsel

#Gubernur Alex Noerdin Ajak Masyarakat Sumsel Ramaikan Festival Sriwijaya Palembang – Festival Sriwijaya merupakan kegiatan rutin yang diselenggarakan Pemerintah Provinsi Sumatera Selatan (Pemprov Sumsel) dalam rangka mengangkat kembali nilai-nilai tradisional. Berbagai pertunjukan seni budaya Sumsel ditampilkan pada acara tersebut. Festival … Continue reading



Kreatifood 2017, Tingkatkan Pembangunan Ekonomi Kreatif Sumsel

Palembang-Gubernur Sumatera Selatan Alex Noerdin bersama Kepala Badan Ekonomi Kreatif (Bekraf) Republik Indonesia, Triawan Munaf, resmi membuka kegiatan Kreatifood 2017 di Benteng Kuto Besak (BKB) Palembang, Selasa (22/8). Perhelatan yang digelar guna mendukung industri kuliner Indonesia tersebut mengangkat tema “Kopi … Continue reading



Aksi Sapta Pesona, Menjaga Keasrian Kampung AlMunawar

Palembang – Dalam Pariwisata, salah satu Elemen penting dari aksi Sapta Pesona antara lain Bersih dan Tertib, hal ini pula yang digiatkan oleh DInas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata Provinsi Sumatra Selatan untuk menjaga dan keasrian Destinasi WIsata Religi Kampung Arab Almunawar … Continue reading




Interesting Links







Ampera Bridge

This bridge is located in Palembang city, South Sumatra province. Ampera bridge, which has become a symbol of the city, is located in the middle of city and connecting Seberang Ulu and Seberang Ilir Musi regions. Besides its culinary, Palembang also known for Ampera Bridge which has become an icon of Palembang. This bridge was built in April 1962.

Benteng Kuto Besak (fort)

Kuto Besak Fort is the palace building in 18th century which had become the center of Palembang sultanate. Kuto Besak Forth built in 1780 by un-known architect and the head project was a Chinese man. Kuto Besak Fort is standing at 10meters height. From here, you can see the boats traffic in Musi river. This fort is the pride of Palembang people because this stone fort is the biggest and the only fortress in Palembang that used for fight colonial.

Musi River

Musi River has known as the longest river in Sumatra island, which is about 750 kilometers. Starting from upstream in Kepahiang, Bengkulu, Musi River flowing away through South Sumatra and split Palembang into Seberang Ilir in north side and Seberang Ulu in south side. This river formed a delta and as distribute in Sungsang downtown area.

Kemaro Island

Kemaro island is a small island on Musi river. It is located in the delta of Musi River.It can be reached by public and personal transportation about 30 minutes from the center of city. Or it can also reached by rent boats that have stand by in front of Kuto Besak with about 45 to 60 minutes away. Name of Kemaro island means 'The island is always dry and never watery although there is high tide'. This island looks like a floating island.

Mount Dempo

Mount Dempo is the highest mountain in South Sumatra. Mt. Dempo is also the highest peak in Bukit Barisan mountain range that stretches along the entire island of Sumatra, forming tis backbone.
In the forest area to Mount Dempo there is small river with clear water. The climbers can take this river water as drinking water for the trip. To climb, visitors must go through forest area by tracing a path that filled with many large trees roots. The forests itself is dense and desolate, so that occasionally you will hear the sound of birdsong.

Bidadari Waterfall

Bidadari waterfall is a natural tourist destination in Lahat. Bidadari waterfall has about 30 meters height or it same as 10 floors building. The local communities have another name of Bidadari waterfall; Ayek Asem. Near to Bidadari waterfall, there are also other beautiful waterfalls, such as Bujang Gadis waterfall, Sumbing waterfall and Naga waterfall.

Temam Waterfall

Temam waterfall is different with others waterfalls that we usually visit. This waterfall is formed naturally and lengthwise about 12 meters high and 25 meters width. The uniqueness of the slotted and curved stone under the waterfall is commonly used by visitors to sit and enjoy the thrill of the waterfall in front of them. Temam waterfall is located in Rahma village, Lubuk Linggau, South Sumatra Province. At the top of the waterfall, there is also a suspension bridge in 100m length, so that the visitors could enjoy Temam waterfall from this bridge in about 50m distance.

Megalith Relics

In a report from the Institute for Archaeological Research Team Palembang mention that generally, Pagaralam and Lahat megalithic sites situated at 400 m altitude which have high rainfall throughout the year. You can see some relics of the Megalithic era that were estimated at more than 1,000 years old. The large stone relics are Menhir, Dolmen, Grave Stone, statue, Lumpang Batu, Batu Dakon, punden and so on.

Bukit Serelo

Serelo Hill is one of the unique hills in Indonesia, located in the South Sumatra regency of Lahat. The Hill is often referred to as the hill shows most people because of the shape of the hill that formed the sticking point to the sky. Serelo Hill is located about 270km from Palembang, South Sumatra. From Palembang, the hill can be reached by traveling about 4-5 hours using four-wheel vehicles.

Songket

Songket is a fabric that belongs to the brocade family of Indonesia textiles. It is hand-woven in silk or cotton, and intricately patterned with gold or silver threads. The metallic threads stand out against the background cloth to create a shimmering effect. In the weaving process the metallic threads are inserted in between the silk or cotton weft (latitudinal) threads in a technique called supplementary weave.

Ranau Lake

Beside Toba Lake, Sumatra Island also has Ranau Lake, the second largest lake in Sumatra. Not only its spacious and beautiful, the air around the lake is also very cool. Ranau Lake is located on the border of West Lampung, Lampung and Ogan Komering Ulu Selatan, South Sumatra Province. For touring around the lake which has about 44 km2 wide area, visitors can use a motor boat, which known as 'Ketek'.