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Day 1&2 Recap of FLAVS Festival 2022

Indonesia has so many talents in Hip-Hop and RnB music which makes Flavs Festival a perfect place for potential musicians to show off. Held on 10th and 11th September 2022, in Istora Senayan, Jakarta. The Flavs Festival creates an unforgettable moment for everyone with music events

“This festival was held to show the spread of Hip-Hop culture in Indonesia is real. Here we can see creativities and a variety of Indonesian cultures combined with Hip-Hop which is cool,” said M. Riza, Director of Festival. “Bhineka Tunggal Ika concept will be seen clearly on their performance alongside their own local culture” M. Riza continues. 

Flavs Festival 2022 announced the performer names in three sessions. In the 

first session, they announced Afgan, Iwa K, Juicy Lucy, Raisa, Ramengvrl, Rizky Febian, Saykoji, etc. In the second session, Flavs announced Andmesh Kamaleng, Kaleb J, Time Machine collaboration project: The R&B Divas features Denada, Imaniar, Reza Artamevia, Sania, Shanty, and the winners of FLavs NU ICON. In the last session, several names were also announced Kunto Aji, Maliq & D’Essentials, Iwa K, Yacko, etc.

Previously, Flavs Festival 2022 held “What The F.L.A.V.S” from 30th July til 28th August as a program that is part of Flavs Festival 2022.  The finalists will come from every corner of Indonesia to fight on several programs: Openstyle, Bboy/Bgirl Battle, Graffiti Battle, etc. Furthermore, the event will present some elements of Hip-Hop subcultures such as skateboarding, BMX, and Skatepark. Visitors also can be involved in this subculture event. 

“Other than the line up that isn’t monotone, Flavs want the audience to get their best experience and interact with the culture and subculture of Hip-Hop of Indonesia through the festival we provide. Hopefully, there is a knowledge transfer that affects the ecosystem of Indonesian music which can grow confidence in the music industries,” Yacko explains. 

Moreover, Flavs Festival continues its event on 12 September 2022 in Istora Senayan, Jakarta. Bringing the “REVIVAL” theme, the festival succeeded in combining many elements, colours, and cultures from Hip-Hop, Soul, and RnB. Not only about music, but Flavs Festival 2022 also presents live graffiti, a cinema room, and a merchandise exhibition. Flavs Festival was quite a success because of the collective performance of other talents.  

Tiara Andini was one of the most awaited performers at Flavs Festival 2022. Although Tiara only performed two songs and it rained, it didn’t kill the excitement. Not only that, Tiara also reminded visitors to prioritize health. 

“Health is number one, it is better to get shelter from the rain and you guys still can hear me,” she said. 

Blakumuh, is a legendary group from the ’90s. The music of Blakumuh is included in the compilation of “Pesta Rap” in their era. Blakumuh performed on the Bounce Stage. Their performance heats the night after the rain through its songs, one of them is “Distorsi Statis”. Moreover, Blakumuh also delivers a message on stage about unity. Blakumuh reminds us that despite our political views there is no reason to be divided.  


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