Six Artists Groups Join the Ketoprak Festival

The Gumbregah Youth Artists Community is the overall winner of the 2017 Ketoprak Festival that held by Cultural Departmnet of Surakarta. The Ketoprak Festival is lasts for two days, from 7 to 8 July 2017 at the Balekambang Arts Building. The jury is St Wiyono, Hanindawan and Bondan Nusantara revealed that Gumbregah Youth Artist Community is the overall winner because they have received many awards,  which is the winner of the best artistic, the best male actors, the best presenters and the favorite choice of the audience. Meanwhile the secretary of the Solo Ketoprak Festival committee, Udin UPW, said that there were six ketoprak groups and mostly were teenagers in the seventh event of the year. The best performance was won by Kemasan Arts Studio (Sanggar Seni Kemasan) , Amurba Studio, and Gumregah Youth Artist Community. Other awards such as the overall champion, best actor, best artistic, and favorite champion also achieved by Gumregah Teen Artists. While the best artist won by Amurba.