Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

Pakualaman Cup #7 (31st July 2019) – A Bird Singing Contest in Yogyakarta

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?

ONCE A YEAR EVENT
This unique event was attended by hundreds of visitors & enthusiast from all over Yogyakarta.

AWESOME CULTURAL EVENT
You gonna see awesome cultural & local event.

UNIQUE CONTEST
You gonna see the most unique contest.
You also will see so many kind of birds.

THE EVENT THAT ONLY HELD BY TWO PALACE IN YOGYAKARTA
This event only held by two Palace in Yogyakarta.
This event held by Pakualaman palace Yogyakarta.
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DESCRIPTION:

Pakualaman Bird Singing Contest performed by the Pakualaman Palace, Yogyakarta Tourism Board and Indonesian Bird Conservation Bantul branch. This unique contest attended by hundreds of visitors & bird enthusiast from all over Yogyakarta.
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*) This unique culture attended by hundreds old people in the past time. But, today it grow and spread around Yogyakarta and involving young people. That’s why so many yogyakarta people has a bird in the cage. It become a good business if their bird become a winner in the bird singing contest because the price of their bird lift up rapidly. Sometime the price as same as a car price.

WHEN?

HELD ON:
31st July, 2019.

OPEN HOURS:
8.00 A.M – Drop

AGENDA:
Pakualaman Palace’s Bird Singing Contest
Judging the quality of singing
The winner announcement

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Lapangan Denggung, Sleman, Yogyakarta .

MAP:

HOW TO GET TO THE SITE?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. You must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Jombor bus station halte or (halte Terminal Jombor). Then, take a small bus. Ask to the operator if you still confused. Operator will glad to give information. 🙂

From Adi Sutjipto Airport :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Condongcatur Shelter,
then please take Route 2A – Stop in Jombor Shelter
then please take a small bus to Borobudur – Stop at Lapangan Denggung
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 3A (Malioboro) – Stop in Ngabean Shelter,
then please take Route 2B – Stop in Jombor Shelter
then please take a small bus to Borobudur – Stop at Lapangan Denggung
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3B – Stop in Ngabean Shelter,
then please take Route 2B – Stop in Jombor Shelter
then please take a small bus to Borobudur – Stop at Lapangan Denggung
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take a small bus to Borobudur – Stop at Lapangan Denggung

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

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*) Don’t think the bird suffering inside of little cage. If the bird suffering, they will got stress, didn’t singing, sick and die. This bird has special treatment everyday. Special menu such as larva of ant, apple, an egg until a special vitamin believe that can make singing better (louder and longer). The owner also had give special treatment everyday such as taking a shower, to dry it under the sunlight, to mate them when season comes.

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