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CALENDAR OF EVENTS - List of Events in Yogyakarta / Jogja

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18: Good Friday

Regular Events

  • Every night
    MASANGIN GAME
    Category:Family, Nightlife
    Time:Every night, 19.00 till finishmasangin
    Venue:Alun-alun Kidul (Southern square of Sultan's palace)
    Description:Try to walk as if you're blind by closing your eyes to get into the middle of two banyan tress at southern square of Sultan's palace. If you're lucky, you might be able to proceed smoothly. However, many people end up to far deviation at that process inviting many laughs. For more joy and fun, challenge your friends to do the same same thing and compare the results.
    Ticketing:Free
  • April 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29, 2014
    RAMAYANA BALLET PERFORMANCE AT PRAMBANAN
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Family, Nightlife
    Time:19.30 - 21.30ramayana ballet prambanan
    Venue:Indoor Theater
    Taman Wisata Candi PRAMBANAN
    Jl. Raya Yogya-Solo km 16 Prambanan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 496 408
    Description:Ramayana Ballet is performed at the place where the story was carved a thousand years ago: Prambanan Temple. This cultural performance has managed to combine the diversity of Javanese art in forms of dance, drama and music on one stage and at the same momentum to present Ramayana Story summed up in four stages: Sinta's abduction, Anoman's mission to Alengka, the death of Rahwana and a happy ending when Sinta and Rama meet up again.
    Ticketing:IDR 100,000 - IDR 200,000
  • Every night
    WAYANG KULIT (LEATHER PUPPET) SHOW
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Nightlife
    Time:Every night, 20.00 - 22.00wayang kulit
    Venue:SONOBUDOYO MUSEUM
    Jl. Trikora 6 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 418 330
    Description:Wayang kulit (leather puppet) is a magnificent artwork of Javanese art performance that has received acknowledgment from UNESCO. A dalang (wayang player) plays puppet made from buffalo's leather behind a white screen. Hence, the audience can only see the shadow. That's exactly the reason why it's called "wayang" meaning shadow in English. The attractive parts of the show lie on the dynamic movement of dalang at playing different roles of wayang, changing the voice character, his jokes and even his singing.
    www.yogyes.com/wayang-kulit-show
    Ticketing:IDR 20,000
  • Every Sunday
    CLASSICAL JAVANESE DANCE PERFORMANCE
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment
    Time:Every Sunday, 11.00 - 12.00
    Venue:SULTAN PALACE
    Jl. Rotowijayan 1 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 373 721
    Description:
    Ticketing:It's free. However, we need to pay the entrance fee to get into Keraton (IDR 12,500)
  • Every 1st Sunday night in a month
    KETOPRAK SHOW
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Nightlife
    Time:Every 1st Sunday night in a month, 20.00 - 24.00
    Venue:Auditorium RRI
    Jl. Affandi / Jl. Gejayan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 512 783
    Description:Ketoprak is a traditional javanese theater performance. Just like wayang orang, Ketoprak comes with a drama inserting a Javanese composition and gamelan music. The critical difference lies on its source of the story where it's not derived from Mahabarata or Ramayana but it's derived from legend or other stories.
    Ticketing:IDR 5,000
  • Every Monday and Tuesday
    KARAWITAN SHOW
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment
    Time:Every Monday and Tuesday, 10.00 - 12.00karawitan
    Venue:SULTAN PALACE
    Jl. Rotowijayan 1 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 373 721
    Description:A show combining gamelan music and singing. Karawitan is derived from sanskrit word "rawit" meaning soft. Watching this show can be best described as experiencing the ideal values of Javanese music philosophy from the source, Keraton Yogyakarta (Sultan's palace)
    Ticketing:It's free. However, we need to pay the entrance fee to get into Keraton (IDR 12,500)
  • Every Wednesday
    WAYANG GOLEK SHOW
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Family
    Time:Every Wednesday, 10.00 - 12.00
    Venue:SULTAN PALACE
    Jl. Rotowijayan 1 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 373 721
    Description:Wayang Golek is a wooden puppet art show which is so popular in West Java.
    Ticketing:It's free. However, we need to pay the entrance fee to get into Keraton (IDR 12,500)
  • Every Thursday
    KARAWITAN AND CLASSICAL JAVANESE DANCE PERFORMANCE
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Family
    Time:Every Thursday, 10.00 - 12.00tari klasik
    Venue:SULTAN PALACE
    Jl. Rotowijayan 1 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 373 721
    Description:
    Ticketing:It's free. However, we need to pay the entrance fee to get into Keraton (IDR 12,500)
  • Every Friday
    MACAPAT SONG PERFORMANCE
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment
    Time:Every Friday, 10.00 - 11.30macapat
    Venue:SULTAN PALACE
    Jl. Rotowijayan 1 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 373 721
    Description:This is a poetry reading performance accompanied by gamelan music. The poetry is presented as if it's a song that has a specific pattern and composition. There are seven songs in Macapat: Dhandang Gula, Sinom, Asmarandana and Kinanthi. Each song has its total lyrics and sound called guru.
    Ticketing:It's free. However, we need to pay the entrance fee to get into Keraton (IDR 12,500)
  • Every Saturday
    WAYANG KULIT (LEATHER PUPPET) SHOW
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Nightlife
    Time:Every Saturday, 10.00 - 13.00wayang kulit
    Venue:SULTAN PALACE
    Jl. Rotowijayan 1 Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 373 721
    Description:Wayang kulit (leather puppet) is a magnificent artwork of Javanese art performance that has received acknowledgment from UNESCO. A dalang (wayang player) plays puppet made from buffalo's leather behind a white screen. Hence, the audience can only see the shadow. That's exactly the reason why it's called "wayang" meaning shadow in English. The attractive parts of the show lie on the dynamic movement of dalang at playing different roles of wayang, changing the voice character, his jokes and even his singing.
    www.yogyes.com/wayang-kulit-show
    Ticketing:It's free. However, we need to pay the entrance fee to get into Keraton (IDR 12,500)