Tuesday (01/14/2020) was the launch day of the tour boat as the opening of Grebeg Sudiroprajan 2020. Grebeg Sudiroprajan is an annual event of Sudiroprajan Village, Jebres District, Solo to welcome the Chinese New Year. In his remarks the Mayor of fx.rudyatmo conveyed that this activity was an effort to boost and encourage the art and culture of creativity in the city of Surakarta. This event is one of the national events that must be supported by all people. “With this activity, we ask the solo community who are known for their diversity, let us give this kind of activity support,” explained the mayor. With the lantern tourism, it can also provide livelihoods for street vendors selling along the left and right of the big market lanterns and this activity is an attempt by the Surakarta Government to preserve the PePe River. On behalf of the Surakarta Government the mayor fx.rudyatmo expressed his gratitude to the organizers and also the appreciation of all the citizens who contributed.