Jember Fashion Carnaval (JFC) in Jember, Indonesia
by Yuri Putra
(Jember, East Java, Indonesia)
Jember Fashion Carnaval
The best street carnival in Indonesia, across 3,6 km of Jember town's street, start from Jember Central Park then finish in Jember Sport Hall. In 2012, Jember Fashion Carnaval entering the second decade (12th year).
There are more than 600 participants from kids until adult people, every participant has his/her own style in costume, which different one another. The costume made from recycle/ priceless stuffs like : sponge, brush, mirror, some kinds of paper, wood, rubber, featherss, etc.
Jember Fashion Carnival usually has 1 theme in 10 defiles about culture, universe, animals and plants, great disaster, human life aspect , and many others.
This annual carnival usually held in August, but this year it will be held in July 8th 2012 before Ramadan (moslem's fasting month) start in the middle of July.
Most of photography communities and press never missed this carnival, so don't forget to bring your video camera or DSLR or pocket camera in your bag.
Jember Fashion Carnaval is the most spectacular fashion show on the street which has inspired others carnival/ festival in other place in Indonesia. You will find the genuinity of modern art and people's creativity mix into one thing.... unforgetable journey.