*) Image source: www.mwinduphotograph.com
WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?
ONCE A YEAR EVENT
This event was attended by thousands of visitors, jazz enthusiasts and jazz communities from all over Indonesia.
You gonna see awesome environtment of stage, yes, Selomartani village with awesome atmosphere, you can smell the smell of the ground and rice paddies. Your bike also sometime will parking in bulls cage.
BEAUTIFUL NIGHT SKY
You gonna see beautiful night sky on the concert because it open space. It become exotic atmosphere with bamboo chairs and the strong lights.
It’s not cheap. But, it’s free.
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Ngayogjazz is an annual jazz festival in Yogyakarta organized by the artists and the local jazz community of Yogyakarta since 2007 in the village that consistently held jazz in the middle of rural life.
Ngayogjazz an open space for musicians, organizers, visitors, until the villagers. In fact, the natural state over the course of events generate a new experience in enjoying jazz music.
Ngayogjazz has concept nomaden Jazz Festival. It held in different village every year.
WHEN AND WHAT THE BEST TIME TO VISIT?
NOVEMBER 18th, 2017
10 AM – 2 PM (Local art show).
2 PM – 11.30 PM (Jazz show).
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WHERE IS IT?
Kledokan, Selomartani village.
Village (Desa): Kledokan, Selomartani,
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Kalasan
Regency (Kabupaten): Sleman
Province (Provinsi): Yogyakarta
About 20 km or 42 minutes to west from downtown Yogyakarta.
No direct public transport to the site.
Better you take online taxi or online scooter taxi such as Go-jek or Grab bike. Their fee is make sense. But, you have to install the apps first.
*) There is free shuttle bus to the location that called as Shuttle Jazz.
Photo source: www.music.jogjanews.com
Gugun Blues Shelter, Endah & Rhesa, Bianglala voice, Sri Hanuraga Trio feat Dira Sugandi, Bonita and The Hus Band, and many more.
THEMES THIS YEAR:
“Wani Ngejazz Luhur Wekasane“
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*) Don’t forget to bring your poncho or rain jacket in case it rain in the site.
*) Hungry? Don’t worry…there will be tasty local culinary.
**) Photo source: www.aanprihandaya.com
WATCH NGAYOGJAZZ 2016 FROM VIDEO:
*) Usually the famous artist will show in the end of the festival.