Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

JOGJA PERCUSSION FESTIVAL (20-21 August 2015)

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DESCRIPTION:
Jogja Percussion Festival (JPF) as an annual event, which this festival is 2nd festival that previous held in 2014. The main purpose of the JPF is an attempt to develop, respect, preserve and promote the art of hitting (percussion) in the form of a celebration.

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This festival will be featuring thirteen groups of percussion with various shapes and styles. Theme Jogja Percussion Festival (JPF) in 2015 was re- ConnectCussion (connect and bring back percussionists, percussion groups and communities percussion lovers. The festival this time was designed as a celebration of the 2nd to develop an appreciation and recognize a close group of percussion groups in Indonesia, find sounds and new ideas in the percussion directly with the community reunited lovers of percussion.

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HELD ON:
August 20th 2015: SO 1 Maret Monument
August 21st 2015: Prambanan temple

OPENING HOURS:
7.30 P.M – finish

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AGENDA:
August 20th 2015
Featuring:
SIGER
GROVE N ROLL
CABLAKA
KOPER MUNY
SAEDRUM
NJAGONG

August 21st 2015
Featuring:
BASINGSAI
BAMBOSA
BALE KAMBANG
KESPER
DUO PERCUSSION
MALINKE
SVARA SAMSARA

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NJAGONG PERCUSSION

TICKET:
FREE

LOCATION:
SO 1 Maret Monument (20 August 2015) and Prambanan temple (21 August 2015)

HOW GET TO THE SO 1 Maret Monument:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Main Post Office halte (halte Kantor Pos Besar), and then take a walk to the building. Ask to the operator if you still confused.
Operator will glad to give information.

HOW GET TO THE PRAMBANAN TEMPLE:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 4,000. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Airport halte (halte bandara), and then change bus to Prambanan halte. Then, you can take a walk to the temple, precisely is Kinara kinari stage at Prambanan resto.

*) It’s free if you change the bus. Ask to the operator if you still confious. Operator will glad to give information. :-).

**) Trans Jogja operates from 5:30 AM until 9:30 PM

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