Yogyakarta (Jogja) backpacker's guide

Wayang Jogja Night Carnival 2017 (October 7th, 2017)

WHY BACKPACKER SHOULD VISIT THIS EVENT?

LOCAL EVENT
This annual event was attended by thousands of visitors, local art enthusiasts and culture communities from all over Yogyakarta.

AWESOME CARNIVAL
You gonna see awesome carnival such as custom ‘wayang’ puppet and various in other form of ‘wayang’ that shows richness of creativity, process and appreciation.

CONTEMPORARY ART PERFORMANCE
You are going to see the contemporary javanese art & culture show. 

FREE
You just need arrived on the spot on time and prepare your camera.

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*) Photo source: Liputan6.com/Switzy Sabandar

DESCRIPTION:

Wayang Jogja Night Carnival is an art and culture parade that performed to celebrate Yogyakarta city anniversary. The carnival held on October 7th in every year and attended by local art enthusiasts and culture communities from 14 districts and supported by Yogyakarta city Tourism Board. This parade will start from Sudirman street, then go to Tugu Golog Gilig and finish at Margo Utomo street. The carnival show the aesthetic of the art and the richness of Yogyakarta culture.

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*) Photo source: JIBI/Harian Jogja/Desi Suryanto

WHEN?

HELD ON:
7 October 2017

OPEN HOURS:
6.00 PM

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*) Photo source: http://haluannews.com

WHERE IS IT?

LOCATION:
Along Sudirman street, Tugu Golog Gilig and Margo Utomo street

MAP:
HOW TO GET TO THE LOCATION?

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:
There is a cheap public transport to get there. Trans Jogja Bus. Ticket only IDR 3,600. First, you must go to halte bus/bus stop of Trans Jogja. Then, you must reach to Sudirman street, Tugu Golog Gilig or Margo Utomo 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 Sudirman 2 shelter (halte Sudirman 2)
From Tugu Railway Station :
Just take a walk, very close
From Giwangan Bus Station :
please take Route 3B – Stop in Sudirman 3 shelter (halte Sudirman 3)
From Jombor Bus Station :
please take Route 2A – Stop in Mangkubumi 1 shelter (halte Mangkubumi 1)

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

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*) Photo source: berandajogja.com

CARNIVAL ROUTE

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WATCH THE CARNIVAL FROM THE VIDEO:

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