Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

Java Classical Dance Competition (10-11 February 2018)

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?

AWESOME COMPETITION
The event combined with local traditional music & dance show.
Involving local artist and dancer.

AWESOME ATMOSPHERE
You gonna see awesome Sultan palace area.
The Sultan palace area with rich in elements of the process and history.

ONCE A YEAR EVENT
It held one time in a year.
A must see event.

VERY CHEAP
The festival is not cheap.
But, it’s free.

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DESCRIPTION:

Java Classical dance competition founded by local artist and dancer community and supported by Yogyakarta tourism board. 

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*) Photo source: puromangkunegaran.com

WHEN THE EVENT START?

HELD ON:
10-11 February 2018

TIME:
8.00  AM – 4.00 PM.

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Ndalem Kepatihan Yogyakarta.

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE SITE?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

You can use Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Malioboro halte (halte Malioboro). Then, take a walk to the street. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. :-)

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Malioboro 2 shelter (halte Malioboro)
From Tugu Railway Station :
Just take a walk, very close
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3B – Stop in Jokteng Wetan halte/shelter
then, please take Route 2B – Stop in Kantor Pos Besar halte/shelter, then take a walk
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2A – Stop in Malioboro 2 shelter (halte Malioboro)

*) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 am until 9:30 pm.

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*) Photo by Aam Ito Tistomo

OTHER INFORMATION:

MOBILE PHONE SIGNAL:
Strong signal for your cell phone.

CAFE/RESTAURANT:
There are so many local/simple/traditional cafe.

*) For foreigner i recommend: Don’t drink with ice cube in any restaurant or street food in Indonesia, because indonesian ice cube made from not boiled water. It contain bacteria (E. Coli) that can makes stomach problem or diarrhea. Indonesian intestine become immune (adapted) to this bacteria, but not for foreigner (american and european especially).

RESTROOM/TOILET:
There are some restroom and toilet.

*) Better you bring your own tissue

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*) Photo by Aam Ito Tistomo

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