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Rabu, 20 Juni 2018  

The 60 Arts Groups will Show at the Palace Theatre

Yogyakarta, Jogjatrip.com - Tens of thousands of Yogyakarta people confirmed to be present in Pahargyan Pengetan one Century of Sultan Bamengku Buwono IX at the Palace Theatre on Thursday (12/4). The 60 arts groups will perform various performances, including reading poems by several poets in which one of them is Iman Budhi Santosa enclosed with musical performances of Kyai Kanjeng led by Emha Ainun Nadjib.

In the event that will be held from morning until night, Imam Santosa Budhi will read a poem entitled "Pada suatu hari Rabu Manis pagi di Pagelaran Keraton Yogyakarta” (On a Wednesday morning in Yogyakarta Palace Theatre). "The poem was written especially for the event of the anniversary of One Century Sultan HB IX. To be allowed, I would also read the poem entitled 'Pangkuan Yogya' (On the Lap of Yogyakarta)," said Iman Santosa Budhi contacted by Jogjatrip.com on Monday (10/4).

Before the peak of the event, a pilgrimage to the tomb of Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX in Imogiri will be held on Wednesday (11/4) at 19.00 pm and led by GBPH Joyokusumo, which will be departed from nDalem Joyokusuman at 18.30 pm. People who want to follow the pilgrimage are welcomed to join, but they are required to wear clothes of pranakan for male and kemben for female if they want to enter the tomb.

The schedules obtained from the Pahargyan Pengetan Office of One Century Sultan HB IX include the gejog lesung and angguk traditional art performances at the Palace Theatre on Thursday (12/4) at 09.00 am - 11.00 am. The peak of the event will be featured with several programs from the committee at 11:00 - 13:00 pm. The schedules also include the arts performances from various schools in Yogyakarta at 13.30 pm - 17.30 pm, and holding the cultural oration, poetry reading, and musical performance by Kyai Kanjeng.

Another series of the event is Bhineka Tunggal Ika Carnival from Abu Bakar Park to the North Square on Saturday at 14.00 pm (14/4). On another location, a music concert "Vote" will also be held precisely in the South Square featuring the musicians, including Glend Fredly, Edo Kondologit, Slank, and Superman Is Death at 15:00 pm - 22:00 pm.

On Sunday (22/4) will be held Mubeng Beteng Cultural Carnival (around the fort) that will be begun at 14.00 pm. The participants of this cultural carnival will be consisted of Palace Army, studio arts, marching bands, and other participants from elementary schools, junior high schools, as well as universities.

The sacred procession will also be held on the event, which is mujahadah (Islamic ritual procession) to coincide with the celebration of Hadeging Nagari Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat held at the Palace Theatre on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 18:00 pm until on Sunday, April 22, 2012, at 20:00 pm. (Teguh R Asmara)


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