(Blibli Indonesia Open) Entering Istora Stands, The Supporters Pleased by Live Music

Sheryl Sheinafia’s performance before the match started.
Sheryl Sheinafia’s performance before the match started.
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Jakarta | The atmosphere of the semifinal round of Blibli Indonesia Open 2019 BWF Tour Super 1000 has heated up Istora Senayan, Jakarta on Saturday (20/7). For the sake of supporting their favorite players to compete in this tournament, the supporters have come to the venue to line up for the ticket since 5 A.M. in the morning. They came from all sorts of area in Jabodetabek region.

The queue to buy and exchange the ticket has been started since 5 A.M. Even until 10 A.M. in the morning, the queue has gone very long. But, in front of the entrance gate, hundreds of supporters have sat orderly waiting for the gate to the stands to be opened. “I came since early in the morning, but I still haven’t managed to get the ticket,” said Usman (26) from Bekasi.

Looking at the long queue in the front gate, the organizers immediately open the gate at 10.45 A.M.in the morning. Then, the supporters who have lined up since early in the morning enter the venue in an orderly manner. The supporters are then started to crowd the stadium and fill the upper parts of the stadium. “I got the Red category ticket, to be more comfortable I chose to seat at the upper-middle part of the stands,” said Dina, one of the supporters.

The first match of the semifinal round will only be started at 12.00 P.M., midday. In the first match, the South Korean Womens’ Doubles pair, Lee So Hee/Shin Seung Chan will play against the Japanese pair, Misaki Matsutomo/Ayaka Takahasi. On the other hand, one of the most anticipated matches in this stage that will bring together Mohammad Ahsan/Hendra Setiawan and Takura Hoki/Yugo Kobayasi to play against each other will be played after the Women’s Doubles match ended.

The organizers have really please the supporters who have crowded Istora Senayan, Jakarta. They are pleased by the dancers and Live Music that heat up the arena. The supporters seems to be entertained by these attractions while waiting for the match to start.