In its third edition, JIPFest, Indonesia’s biggest photo festival, is supported by its long-time supporter, Jakarta Tourism and Creative Economy Office (JTCO). The partnership is born out of the same vision to encourage contribution from the photography industry as one of the creative economy sub-sector, as well as to boost domestic and international tourist visits to Jakarta.
This year, JIPFest takes place between 9-25 September in Blok M, South Jakarta. The festival features over 50 events at various public spaces, including public park, gallery, and theater. Over 40 guest speakers from in and outside Indonesia have confirmed their presence at the festival.
As a government body concerning in the development of creative economy and tourism in Jakarta, the JTCO supports JIPFest 2022 in the capacity of Main Partner. The support is in line with Jakarta’s motto as the City of Collaboration, where the government and public walk hand in hand for greater development.
The support from JTCO this year also holds another strategic mission. JIPFest 2022 comes at a time when the tourism and creative economy industry has been hit with the Covid pandemic. With an international event that involves many stakeholders, JIPFest 2022 is hoped to be a catalyst in Jakarta’s recovery process.
JIPFest 2022 is organized in line with the government’s health protocols. All event locations run on capacity limitation. All crews, guest stars, participants, and visitors are required to receive a minimum of 3 doses of Covid vaccine.