SEMARANG, NBCNEWS.LIVE – Thousands of representatives from various temples in Semarang City and various other areas, including those from outside Central Java, joined the cultural procession from Tay Kak Sie Temple, Gang Lombok, Chinatown area to Sam Poo Kong Temple, Gang Batu, Simongan, Semarang City, Central Java cheered up , Saturday (30/7/2022). The series of activities for the 2022 Cheng Ho Festival is to commemorate the 617th year of Admiral Cheng Ho or Sam Poo Tay Djien’s arrival.
The 2022 Cheng Ho Festival was again held on a large scale after being held on a limited basis the previous year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The return of the festival was warmly welcomed by the residents of Semarang City. The Cheng Ho Festival has become a cultural event that is presented with performances or performances that are always interesting. Various cultural performances that always bring the masses. (SINDO/Ahmad Antoni)