Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

The Bird Singing Contest – HB Cup and PA Cup (23rd September 2018)

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 SUPPORTED BY TWO PALACE IN YOGYAKARTA
This event & tradition supported by two Palace in Yogyakarta.
Pakualaman palace & Kasultanan Yogyakarta.
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DESCRIPTION:

HB Cup and PA Cup Bird Singing Contest performed by the Yogyakarta Royal Palace, Yogyakarta Tourism Board and Indonesian Bird Conservation Yogyakarta 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 the  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 because the price of their bird lift up rapidly. Sometime the price as same as a car price.

WHEN?

HELD ON:
23rd September, 2018.

OPEN HOURS:
7.00 A.M – Drop

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

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Prambanan park.

Village (Desa): Prambanan
Sub-district (Kecamatan): Prambanan
Regency (Kabupaten): Klaten
Province (Provinsi): Central Java (Jawa Tengah)

DISTANCE:
About 20km or 30 minutes to east from downtown 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 3,500. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop/shelter of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Prambanan halte. Then, you can take a walk to the temple.

From Adi Sutjipto Airpot :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
From Tugu Railway Station :
please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3A – Stop in Airport(bandara) Shelter,
then please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2B – Stop in Condongcatur Shelter,
then please take Route 3B – Stop in Airport Shelter,
then please take Route 1A – Stop in Prambanan Shelter

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

**) 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.

WATCH THE BIRD SINGING CONTEST ON THE VIDEO:

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