CALENDAR OF EVENTS
List of Events in Yogyakarta / Jogja

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Updated on 2/4/2016

MASANGIN GAME

masanginEvery nightCategory:Family, NightlifeTime:Every night, 19.00 till finishVenue: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

RAMAYANA BALLET PERFORMANCE AT PRAMBANAN

ramayana ballet prambananNovember 1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26, 29 2016Category:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, Family, NightlifeTime:19.30 - 21.30Venue:Trimurti Theatre
Taman Wisata Candi Prambanan Temple
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 125,000 - IDR 250,000

WAYANG KULIT (LEATHER PUPPET) SHOW

wayang kulitEvery nightCategory:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, NightlifeTime:Every night, 20.00 - 22.00Venue: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

CLASSICAL JAVANESE DANCE PERFORMANCE

Every SundayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:Every Sunday, 10.00 - 12.00Venue:Yogyakarta Palace (kraton)
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 15,000)

DEMO MEMBATIK

Every SundayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:10.00 - 15.00Venue:Tembi Rumah Budaya
Jl. Parangtritis Km 8.4
Tembi, Timbulharjo, Sewon
Bantul 55188, Yogyakarta
Phone: (0274) 368000, 368004
Description:Ticketing:Free

KETOPRAK SHOW

Every 1st Sunday night in a monthCategory:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, NightlifeTime:Every 1st Sunday night in a month, 20.00 - 24.00Venue: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

KARAWITAN SHOW

karawitanEvery Monday, Tuesday, and ThursdayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:Every Monday and Tuesday, 10.00 - 12.00Venue:Yogyakarta Palace (kraton)
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 15,000)

JAZZ MBEN SENEN

jazz mben senenEvery MondayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:20.30 till finishVenue:Bentara Budaya Yogyakarta (BBY)
Jl. Suroto 2 Kotabaru, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Phone: (0274) 560 404
Description:Ticketing:FreeCP / EO:0856 9178 2078 (Gilang Adiyaksa)
0813 2700 5127 (Harley Yoga)
0818 0264 7007 (Gian Afrisando)

MENATAH TOPENG KAYU, LATIHAN KARAWITAN & KURSUS MC JAWA

Every TuesdayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:10.00 - 15.00: Demo menatah topeng kayu
15.00 - 16.00: Latihan karawitan karyawan
16.00 - 18.00: Kursus MC Jawa tingkat dasar
Venue:Tembi Rumah Budaya
Jl. Parangtritis Km 8.4
Tembi, Timbulharjo, Sewon
Bantul 55188, Yogyakarta
Phone: (0274) 368000, 368004
Description:Ticketing:Free

WAYANG GOLEK SHOW

Every WednesdayCategory:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, FamilyTime:Every Wednesday, 10.00 - 12.00Venue:Yogyakarta Palace (kraton)
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 15,000)

MELUKIS WAYANG & LATIHAN TARI

Every WednesdayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:10.00 - 15.00: Demo melukis wayang
16.00 - 18.00: Latihan tari Sanggar Tari Anak Tembi
Venue:Tembi Rumah Budaya
Jl. Parangtritis Km 8.4
Tembi, Timbulharjo, Sewon
Bantul 55188, Yogyakarta
Phone: (0274) 368000, 368004
Description:Ticketing:Free

MEMATAH WAYANG KULIT & LATIHAN KARAWITAN

Every ThursdayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:10.00 - 15.00: Demo mematah dan menyungging wayang kulit
15.00 - 16.00: Latihan karawitan karyawan
Venue:Tembi Rumah Budaya
Jl. Parangtritis Km 8.4
Tembi, Timbulharjo, Sewon
Bantul 55188, Yogyakarta
Phone: (0274) 368000, 368004
Description:Ticketing:Free

MACAPAT SONG PERFORMANCE

macapatEvery FridayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:Every Friday, 10.00 - 11.30Venue:Yogyakarta Palace (kraton)
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 15,000)

JAMAS KERIS, KARAWITAN, KURSUS MC JAWA & TARI

Every FridayCategory:Arts, Culture, EntertainmentTime:09.00 - 15.00: Demo jamas keris
15.00 - 16.00: Latihan karawitan karyawan
16.00 - 18.00: Kursus MC Jawa tingkat dasar
16.00 - 18.00: Latihan tari Sanggar Tari Anak Tembi
Venue:Tembi Rumah Budaya
Jl. Parangtritis Km 8.4
Tembi, Timbulharjo, Sewon
Bantul 55188, Yogyakarta
Phone: (0274) 368000, 368004
Description:Ticketing:Free

WAYANG KULIT (LEATHER PUPPET) SHOW

wayang kulitEvery SaturdayCategory:Arts, Culture, Entertainment, NightlifeTime:Every Saturday, 10.00 - 13.00Venue:Yogyakarta Palace (kraton)
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 15,000)