SOLO-Welcomes the travelers on the upcoming Eid, Ngarsapura Night Market will be open non-stop for eight days. Targeted, turnover in the holiday season could reach Rp 50 million per night.
Night Market Traders Association chairman Ngarsapura, Sigit Sujatno convey, as in previous years, every Eid night market traders usually sell not only on Saturday night. Market plans to open in the next 7 to 14 August. On the day of Eid, the market remains open.
“All traders shall sell. 228 Total number of existing merchants in Ngarsapura. Required Otherwise, the market will look very ugly, because there is an empty space,” he said.
Event with the theme “Lebaran Ing Ngarsapura” is intended to target travelers who arrive from out of town. Therefore, he hoped traders can sell creative products. So that the travelers will also be impressed with the market presence.
Previous years, Ngarsapura can suck thousands of people in one night. Either before or after the day of Eid, the market will be crowded. Most visitors mainly come from outside Java. He estimates, the transaction valued at USD 50 million can happen overnight.
“We will evaluate how the achievement of future transactions. Perhaps not all will be recorded, but by sampling,” he said. The most hunted products pemudik jerseys usually are typical of Solo, also crafts that are not encountered in the overseas returnees.
Head of Department of Cooperatives and SMEs, Haryani Nur added that this event could be a means of promotion of the city through superior products. So he hoped traders can prepare a quality product. Similarly, the display should be styled products as attractive as possible.
“Visitors come may be up to 2,000 people per night,” he said. Not only offered a wide range of products, at the same place travelers could enjoy the entertainment offerings which will be coordinated by the Department of Culture and Tourism.