YOGYAKARTA TOURIST OFFICE
DINAS PARIWISATA
Propinsi Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta
Jl. Malioboro 14, Phone 562811

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 1999

 


January 1, 2000

Wayang Kulit-Leather Puppet Performance
At: Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), Jl. Gajayana
08.00 pm - 12.00 pm

January 8, 2000

Garebeg Syawal Ceremony, Pagelaran, North Square

January 9, 2000

Sea Offering Ceremony
Pandan Simo Beach, Poncosari village Srandakan
Thanksgiving of the fishermen.
10.00 am - 03.00 am

February 2, 2000

Traditional Commemoration of the birthday of Sultan Hamengku Buwono VII
At: Pudyaraya Traditional Institution, 10.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Jl. Suryodiningratan MJ II/837 Yogyakarta 55141
Phone 0274 – 372363
Februari 5, 2000
Ketoprak
At: Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), Jl. Gajayana
08.00 pm - 12.00 pm

February 12, 2000

Wayang Kulit-Leather Puppet
At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square) 09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.

March 3, 2000

Performance of Javanese Traditional Ceremonies: Wayang, Gamelan, Dance, Batik etc.
On the occasion of the Graduation Day of Pudyaraja Traditional Institution
At Jl. Suryodiningrat MJ II/837, Yogyakarta 10.00 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.

March 4, 2000

Ketoprak
At: Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), Jl. Gejayaa
08.00 p.m. – 12.00 p.m.

March 11, 2000

Wayang Kulit-Leather Puppet Performance
At: Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square)
09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.

March 13, 2000

Tumplak Wajik Ceremony
At Kraton Backyard, Magangan Hall 03.00 p.m.
It is a preceeding Ritual for Garebeg
Click article of Garebeg

March 16, 2000

Garebeg Besar

April 1, 2000

Ketoprak
At: Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), Jl. Gajayana
08.00 pm - 12.00 pm

April 4, 2000

Ceremony of Hindu Tawur Agung
At: Prambanan Temple, 08.00 p.m.

April 5, 2000

Javanese New Year's Eve (1 Suro)
All night pilgrimage to traditional sacred places
(click Commemoration of 1st Suro)

April 5, 2000

Mahesa Sura Parade
At Samas Beach
19.00 pm - 11.00 pm

April 6, 2000

Javanese New Year’s (Tanggap Warso Suro)
Ceremonial Parade, colosal dance and Wayang Kulit performance led by Prof. DR. Wisnoe Wardhana of Pudyaraja Javanese Traditional Institution.
At Parangkusumo, the beach of Parang Tritis
10.00 am

April 8, 2000

Wayang Kulit-Leather Puppet Performance
At: Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square)
09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.
Click article of Wayang

April 11, 2000

Month of Suro traditional of mBah Demang
Proceeded by a night fair
In BAnyuraden, Gamping, Sleman

April 14, 2000

Pitchers’ Filling Ceremony
At Imogiri Royal Ceremony.
Some believe the water could give safety and fortune.

April 14-15, 2000

The Ritual of Cleaning of Karaton Heirlooms
Such as keris, lances etc. (Tuesday Kliwon)
It is internal ritual. The second day is the cleaning of other heirlooms such as Royal Coaches, etc.
At Jl. Rotowijoyono
Open to public, a lot of people shall try to get a bit of water a.o to make their rice-fields fertile etc.

April 19, 2000

Ritual of Village cleaning/Purification
At: Pandan Simo beach
A gratitude to God for the successful harvest.
Tayub dance and Campursari music shall also be performed
10.00 am - 04.00 pm

May 1-31, 2000

  • Pilgrimage to Sendang Jatiningsih and Sendang Riningsih, Sleman
    Catholic Religious pilgrimage
  • Pilgrimage to Sendangsono (30 Km, North west of Yogya).
    The holy month to honor Mother Maria. A lot of Catholic pilgrims, local and from abroad walk along 3,5 Km from Banjaroya to the church of Promasan

The above pilgrimage is conducted during the months of May & October.

May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, 2000

Ramayana Traditional Dance Theatre, open stage, Prambanan, each performance presenting the concised full story.
07.30 pm - 09.30 pm

May 5, 2000

Javanese Song festival
Parangkusumo, Parang Tritis beach 06.30 pm – 09.00 p.m. by Prof. DR. Wisnoe Wardhana

May 6, 2000

Ketoprak
At Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), Jl. Gajayana 08.00 p.m. – 12.00 a.m.

May 11, 2000

Saparan Ceremony in Wonolelo, Widodomartani village, Ngemplak Sleman. Heirlooms procession, of Ki Ageng Wonolelo, art performance and fair.
At 07.00 p.m.

May 13, 2000

Wayang Kulit-Leather Puppet Performance
At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square) 09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.
Click article of Wayang

May 18, 2000

Waicak Ceremony
Starting at Buddhist Mendut Temple to Borobudur (35 Km north west of Yogya).
It is a marvelous and holy procession.

May 19-22, 2000

Ramayana Traditional Dance Theatre
Open theatre, Prambanan Temple.
Evening: 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. Dance, presenting four different episodes of Ramayana epics.
  1. The abduction of Shinta
  2. The mission of Anoman
  3. The death of Kumbakarna
  4. Shinta’s trial of purity.

May 19, 2000

Saparan Ceremony in Gamping (5 Km west of Yogya)
Held in Ambarketawang village by the villagers (in the old days they were limestones diggers), as a token of gratitude for their welfare granted to them by the Holy God.
Slaughter of bride dolls (Bekakak).
02.00 pm

May 27, 2000

Anniversary of Gunung Kidul Regency, South of Yogya

May 30, 2000

Rabu Pungkasan - Last Wednesday Ceremony
At Wonokromo village, Plered, Bantul
A Water festival held yearly by the farmers of the village of Wonokromo, Pleret-Bantul, wishing for abundant harvest and land fertility. The ceremony takes place where Opak River meets with Gajah Wong River and ends in Permuni Cave, where Panembahan Senopati met with the Goddess of the South Sea.

June 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, 1999

Ramayana Traditional Dance Theatre (full story)
Open stage of Prambanan.
07.30 p.m. – 09.30 p.m.

June 3, 2000

Ketoprak at RRI

Jl. Gejayan 08.00 – 12.00 p.m.
(click Ketoprak under article of People’s Culture)

June 7, 2000

Anniversary of Yogyakarta City

June 8-14, 1999

Sekaten Fairs
It is a fair preceding the Garebeg Mulud Ceremony

June 10, 2000

Wayang Kulit-Leather Puppet Performance
At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad, South Square, 09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.

June 12, 2000

Numplak Wajik
Numplak Wajik ceremony is held as the symbol of preparing gunungan, by Yogyakarta palace at palace compound

June 15, 2000

Garebeg Mulud
Click article of Garebeg

June 16-19, 2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre.
Prambanan open air theatre from 07.30 – 09.30 p.m. Each day presents a different episode.

June 8, 2000

The last Wednesday of Sapar month/Rabu Pungkasan Ceremony
A Water festival held yearly by the farmers of the village of Wonokromo, Pleret-Bantul, wishing for abundant harvest and land fertility. The ceremony takes place where Opak River meets with Gajah Wong River and ends in Permuni Cave, where Panembahan Senopati met with the Goddess of the South Sea.

July 1-3, 18-31,2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre
Prambanan open air theatre, 07.30-09.30 p.m. each day performs a full story episode.

July 1, 2000

Ketoprak
At Radio Republik Indonesia, Jl. Gajayana
08.00 pm - 12.00 pm

July 7, 2000

Ruwatan Murwakala, a traditional ceremony by performing Wayang Kulit-leather puppet, with aim to be freed as good Kala victims. At Pudyaraja Padepokan
Jl. Suryodiningrat MJ II/837. 07.30 am

July 8, 2000

Wayang Kulit-leather puppet
At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square)
09.00 p.m.-05.00 a.m.

July 8, 2000

Anniversary of Bantul Regency (168 Th)

July 14-17, 2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre Prambanan open air theatre
07.30-09.30 p.m. Each night performs different episodes:
  1. Shinta’s abduction
  2. Anoman’s mission
  3. Kumbokarno’s death
  4. Shinta’s trial of fidelity

August 1-3, 5, 8-10, 15-17, 19, 22-24, 26, 29-31, 2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre
Open stage Prambanan, 7.30-9.30 p.m.
Full story

August 12, 2000

Javanese Birthday Ceremony of Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X at Karaton

August 5, 2000

Ketoprak
At Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), Jl. Gajayana
08.00-12.00 p.m.

August 8, 2000

The commemoration of coronation day of Sultan Hamengku Buwono VII Ambarukmo Palace Hotel
07.30-09.30 p.m.

August 11-14, 2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre
Open stage Prambanan 7.30 – 9.30 p.m.
Each night per forms different episodes:
  1. Shinta’s abduction
  2. Anoman’s mission
  3. Kumbokarno’s death
  4. Shinta’s trial of fidelity

August 12, 1999

Wayang kulit-leather puppet show
Sosono Hinggil Dwi Abad, South Square
09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.

August 17, 2000

The Anniversary of Indonesia’s Independence (the 55th)

September 2, 2000

Ketoprak. RRI Jl. Gejayan 08.00-12.00 p.m.

September 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28, 2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre
Prambanan open air theatre 07-00-09.00 p.m.
Every evening performs full story

September 8-11, 2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre. Same place, same time.
Every evening different episodes;
  1. The Rape of Dewi Shinta
  2. Anoman Obong (Hanoman Mission)
  3. The death of Kumbokarno
  4. Shinta’s trial of purity

September 9, 2000

Pudyaraja Graduation Day – Traditional ceremony, dancing, wayang, gamelan, traditional clothes, etc.
10.00 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.
Jl. Suryodiningratan MJ II/837

September 9, 2000

Wayang Kulit-leather puppet
At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square)
09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.

October 1-31, 2000

Pilgrimage to Sendangsono, SriNingsih and Jatiningsih Catholic pilgrimage

October 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, 31, 2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre
Prambanan open stage.
Each night presenting a complete story

October 7, 2000

Ketoprak
At Radio Republik Indoensia (RRI), Jl. Gajayana 08.00 p.m.-12.00 a.m.

Oktober 11, 2000

Javanese village Festival
At Pudyaraja Traditional Institution
Jl. Suryodiningratan MJ II/837
At 10.00 p.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Phone 0274-372363

October 13-16, 2000

Ramayana traditional dance theatre.
Prambanan open air theatre 07.30-09.30 p.m.
Each night presenting different episodes:
  1. The Rape of Dewi Shinta
  2. Anoman Obong (Hanoman Mission)
  3. The death of Kumbokarno
  4. Shinta’s trial of purity

October 14, 2000

Wayang Kulit-leather puppet
At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square) 09.00 p.m.-05.00 a.m.

October 15, 2000

Anniversary of Kulonprogo Regency

October 19, 2000

Labuhan Alit, Karaton Yogyakarta offerings
  • Parangkusumo Beach – 10.00 a.m.
  • Merapi Mountain – 09.00 a.m.
  • Lawu Mountain – 11.00 a.m.
For the welfare of the Sultan and the people of Yogyakarta

October 30, 2000

Labuhan offering at Mount Merapi

November 4, 2000

Ketoprak
At Radio Republik Indonesia (RRI), Jl. Gajayana, 08.00 pm - 12.00 pm

November 11, 2000

Wayang Kulit-leather puppet
At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square) 09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.

November 20, 2000

Products Exhibitions (clothes, foods, furniture)

December 2, 2000

Ketoprak. At RRI
Jl. Gejayan 08.00-12.00 p.m.

December 9, 2000

Wayang Kulit-leather puppet
At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square) 09.00 p.m.-05.00 a.m.

December 12, 2000

Custom and Tradition in the original Javanese life
At Pudyaraja. 10.00 a.m. –01.00 p.m.
Jl. Suryodiningratan MJ II/837, phone 0274-372363

December 28, 2000

Garebeg Sawal Ceremony
Parade of Karaton guards
08.00 am, North Square

December 31, 1999

New Year’s Eve.

(Suryo S. Negoro)


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