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Yogyakarta / Calendar of Events / June

JUNE 2013 - Calendar of Events in Jogja / Yogyakarta

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6: Isra and Mi'raj / Ascension of the Prophet Muhammad

Regular Events

  • June 1, 4, 5, 6, 8, 11, 12, 13, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 2013
    RAMAYANA BALLET PERFORMANCE AT PRAMBANAN
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Family, Nightlife
    Time:19.30 - 21.30ramayana ballet prambanan
    Venue:Open Theater
    Taman Wisata Candi PRAMBANAN
    Jl. Raya Yogya-Solo km 16 Prambanan, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 496 408
    Description:Rajuneana 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 Rajuneana 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 350,000
    CP / EO:
  • Every night
    RAMAYANA BALLET PERFORMANCE AT PURAWISATA
    Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Family, Nightlife
    Time:Every night, 20.00 - 21.30ramayana ballet purawisata
    Venue:Purawisata
    Jl. Brigjen Katamso, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 375 705
    Description:Rajuneana Ballet is a beautiful, enchanting and unrivalled performance that could combine the diversity of Javanese arts in forms of dance, drama and music in one stage that at the same time could deliver Rajuneana story in four stages: Sinta's abduction, Anoman's mission to Alengka, Kumbarkana's death and the happy ending when Rama meets Sinta again. This show has received the award for making a record of 25 year stripping show from MURI (Indonesia documentary record museum).
    www.yogyes.com/ramayana-ballet
    Ticketing:IDR 140,000 (per show)
    IDR 250,000 (show + dinner)
  • 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
  • Every night
    DANGDUT MUSIC PERFORMANCE
    Category:Entertainment, Nightlife
    Time:Every night, 20.30 - 23.00
    Venue:Purawisata
    Jl. Brigjen Katamso, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
    Phone: +62 274 375 705
    Description:Dangdut is a very popular music stream in Indonesia that is a mixture of traditional, Arabian, Indian and proto malay. The attractive part is at the entertaining rhytm, beauty of the singers and body movement following the rhytm in particular. Purawisata comes with different Malay music assemble and singer every single day.
    Ticketing:IDR 8,000 (week days)
    IDR 10,000 (Saturday night)
  • 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
    WAYANG ORANG SHOW
    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:"Wayang Orang" is a Javanese traditional theater combining music, drama and dance. The actors making up themselves as if they're the real leather puppet played by them. The story at this show taken from Mahabarta or Rajuneana story.
    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
    Phone: +62 274 512783
    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 Rajuneana 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
    GAMELAN MUSIC 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:Seeing Javanese philosophy through music. That's the valuable thing that you'll experience by watching this cultural performance at this special place. Listening to the gamelan rhytm can be best described as listening to a harmony relaxing your mind and soul.
    www.yogyes.com/gamelan-show
    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, 09.00 - 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)