Jakarta Indonesia – Next Weekend – January 25th and 26th 2014: The Rip Curl Wake Skate and Music Festival promises to showcase the best live action ever seen when its hits the City at Kota Kasablanka Mall, Kuningan, South Jakarta next weekend.
Extreme sports fans will be able to watch the first ever wakeboarding show to be displayed in the capital, giving the thousands of fans the chance to watch spectacular tricks from the best riders in SE Asia – including current World Wakeboard Champion, Daniel Grant (Thailand).
Also on display during this weekend’s extravaganza will be a National Skatboarding Contest, which is attracting entries from the best Skaters from all over Indonesia.
An award-winning line-up of bands and Djs plus an incredible fashion show will take place on the massive outdoor stage making this event the biggest FREE festival of its kind and something not to be missed!
The FREE ACTION PACKED WEEKEND will span across 2 days.
Wakeboarding and Skateboarding in the heart of Jakarta with the world’s best riders. Wakeboarding is the fastest growing water sport in the world, with over 3 million participants worldwide. Skateboarding counts more than 19 million skaters in the world with a huge base of frothing young skaters coming from Indonesia’s Capital City.
Indonesia’s top skaters will be competing head-to-head in the Federation of Indonesia Skateboard Competition. Skate Fans will witness tricks galore including best Trick award, and the overall crowning of the Rip Curl Wake Skate and Music Champ, plus valuable points towards the Indonesia Skate
Federation Annual Championship Tour.
WAKEBOARD WINCH SHOW
The showcase event of the weekend will be the first ever Live Wakeboarding event . This event will showcase some of the Worlds Best Wakeboarders
competing against each other in a “Best Trick Jam” all in a purpose built 40 m outdoor swimming pool testing their skills over the massive jumps and
obstacles – an amazing sight never before seen in the middle of the City.
BAND LINE UP AND SCHEDULE
The evening’s will come to a close with performances by an A-list Line-up of bands and DJs. Saturday evening is going to be one to remember with the following line-up:
THE OVERTUNES: Introducing the Overtunes – A teenage band of 3 brothers with a huge fan base led by Indonesia X FACTOR. Winner MIKHA \ ANGELO.
RASMUHAMAD: The Reggae Music Ambassador of Indonesia will be playing a Live DJ Set on Saturday including appearances from Selecta Lion Rocks under the name of Asia Africa Sound System.
The day after on SUNDAY will see RAS MUHAMAD play again but this time with his full piece Live Band giving Reggae Fans a taste of the best live Reggae act in Indonesia.
ROSEMARY: Skate Punk Rockers will be revving up the crowd to frenzy with the fast paced tunes.
RAN: The much-hyped RAN is a group coming from Jakarta. This band was formed in 2006. Its members consist of 3 guys: Rayi, Asta, and Nino. their first album is “For Your Life” was released in 2008.
Fashion will be another huge part of the party with Famous Indonesian and foreign models hitting the catwalk. Rip Curl will also host a Model Hunt in association with Jakarta’s JIM MODEL AGENCY where finalists will be strutting their stuff on a huge poolside Catwalk before a panel of Judges. The Final 3 selected Models will win Top prizes from Rip Curl and a chance to be an ambassador for the Surf Brand overt the next 12 months.
More info on the official website HERE.