(From The Jakarta Post)
Byline: Sri Wahyuni, The Jakarta Post, Yogyakarta
If you were to visit Yogyakarta's Alun-Alun Utara (northern square) in search of the night market you might be surprised by the venue's new look.
Thanks to private Surabaya-based event-organizer PT Citra Pamerindo, the once traditional market or sekaten has been transformed into an entertainment and trade expo. The market, which was previously run by the Yogyakarta administration, has also been renamed Jogja Expo Sekaten (JES) '04.
"We were invited by the city administration to make the event, not just nationally recognized, but internationally, if possible," the company's president director Taufik Ismail told The Jakarta Post recently.
The company …