Painting class is held in open space (RTH) of RW 06, Cipinang Melayu, Makasar, East Jakarta. This class is participated by students from elementary to high school who represent 13 RWs in Cipinang Melayu Urban Village.
" This class is participated by 101 students in total"
It is done as a part of arts and cultural trainings which is programmed to be held in 65 urban villages. Besides painting, there are also dance, writing, music, and pencak silat (martial arts) training. There are 18 meetings for each classes with the same trainer.
"This class is participated by 101 students in total," said Iwan Henry Wardana, East Jakarta Tourism and Culture Sub-department Head, Saturday (2/23).
Cipinang Melayu Urban Village Head, Syahrul Munir added, formerly his side has socialized residents about this art and cultural training.
"In socialization, we inform participants to bring their own equipment for this classes," he said.
One of the participants named Afgan (12) expresses his excitement in joining this painting class. "I hope this class can help me to paint better," he stated.
Source: Berita Jakarta