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SURA DIRA JAYANINGRAT LEBUR DENING PANGASTUTI

“Sura dira jayaningrat lebur dening pangastuti” is a javanese expression which means bravery, power and authority ccould be defeated by love. Greed and savages disollved by patience and compassion. This expression is one of phrase in Pupuh Kinanthi is Serat Witaradya written by R Ngabehi Ranggawarsita (1802-1873), poet of Kasunanan Surakarta which tells about R Citrasoma, the son of King Aji Pamasa in Witaradya.

Here is Pupuh Kinanthi:
(1) Jagra angkara winangun; (2) Sudira marjayeng westhi; (3) Puwara kasub kawasa; (4) Sastraning jro Wedha muni*); (5) Sura dira jayaningrat; (6) Lebur dening pangastuti
*)sometimes it is written with Wasita jro dening pangastuti.

According to the translation of Bausastra Jawa, Poerwadarminta, 1939 :
(1) Jagra : wake up (means ‘open the eyes’), Angkara: evil, Winangun: realized.
(2) Sudira: Very brave, Marjayeng: Win in (prevail), Westhi : Danger
(3) Puwara : The end, final,Kasub ; popular, Kawasa : Authority/power
(4) Sastra: Writing, letter, cooks, Jro: Inside, Wedha : KNowledge, books, Muni : speak
(5) Sura: Brave, Dira: Strong, Jaya: Win, Ningrat: Royal, Nobel, but, NIng: In/at/on, Rat: world/Universe
(6) Lebur : Destroyed, Dening : by, Pangastuti: kindness.
Or the translation is: People who are so brave and their power could not be deafeated, finally could not handle the power and in them grow greed/savage, according to books of knowledge, greed/savage can be defeated by kindness.

Below is the story in Serat Wiraradya, which supports the expression:

NYAI PAMEKAS STORY
Once upon atime, there was a royal prince who fell in love with the wife of Tumenggung Suralathi, Nyai Pamekas who was similar to his age. This woman was not only beautiful physically  yet also  has a noble heart. He was so in love with Nyai Pamekas, that one day when Ki Tumenggung was working, He came to Nyai Panekas who was all alone and told her how he felt about her. With polit soft words and friendly, Nyai Pamekas tried to make Prince Citrasoma realize that this was not the attitute of a ksatria and breaking norms, yet the prince was stuborn. Nyai Pamekas tried to spin out time and warned him that there were people nearby them who could see what He was about to do except if He made them all sleeping with his power. As the prince was powerful, he then made people slept. When everyone was sleeping, Nyai Pamekas warned him again that there were 2 people who were not sleeping yet, Nyai Pamekas herself and Prince Citrasoma. And there is God who can see everything. The Prince realized then apologize and went home. Nyai Pamekas could handle evil intention without violence. Maybe if it was fought with violence, the ending would not be good. Gentleness and patience could melt violence.

YUDISTIRA AND CANDRABIRAWA
Approaching the end of Bharatayuda, Yudistira was tasked to fight against King Salya who was powerful and had special gift called as Candrabirawa. Candrabiwara was a giant and if he was killed he could live again and event multipled himself. Bima and Harjuna were so overwhelmed. They hit with club, they shot with archery, but it was not killed instead of multiplying himself. Finally Candrabirawa was face to face with Yudistira, who had white blood and he was never be raged in a war. Candrabirawa was not fought by him, even just let him. Finally, Candrabirawa giants return to the master.

Can Take Over The World
Suave people are often considered as weak people, that there are people tend to showe power, exhibiting the power manifestated in evil deed. They forget that giving pangastuti could melt sura dira jaya ning rat. In Serat Witaradya, Pupuh Kinanti R Ng Ranggawarsita explains that human who can control the greed are:1. Ring janma di kang winangun, 2. Kumenyar Wimbaning rawi, 3. Prabangkara dumipeng rat, 4. Menang kang sarwa dumadi. 5. Ambek santa paramarta, 6. Puwara anyakrawati.

Here is the translation according to Bausastra Jawa, Poerwadarminta, 1939:

(1) Ring (Maring; towards, to); Janma: human; Di (Adi: good); Kang: That, which; Winangun: Arranged; (2)Kumenyar: radiance; Wimba: are/is like; Rawi: The Sun(3) Prabangkara: The Sun ; Dumipeng: up to ; Rat: World/Universe (4) Menang: Defeat; Kang: who, that, which; sarwa:  completely; Dumadi: all living things(5) Ambek: Nature; Santa: patient; Paramarta: Wise (6): Puwara: Finally ; Anyakrawati: Rule
The whole translation:
Prime peple who can control evilish greed, radiant like the sunlight, the light lightens up the world, dominating the world, the character is patient, just and wise, finally can take over the world.

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Cookies and Snacks from Surabaya

Bunarendang
Bunarendang is rice and rending (beef) served like burger. Two mold of rice with beef in the middle.The taste is a mix of rending with sauce and soya sauce. You can find it in Manyar area, Sakinah Swalayan ITS, Dukuh Kupang, and Literature Faculty UNAIR. For delivery order just call: 031-91403748

Spikoe Livana
This spikue is made since 1967, with same recipe. The cake has 2 colors, yellow and brown with 3 layers. On every layers had jam which makes the taste so nice. There are various variant of this spikue: Original, Kenari, Cokelat Manis, Kismis, 4 Layers, Roll Tart pandan, and Roll Tart Mocca.

Beef Abon Padmosusastro
Along Padmosusastro St you can find this yummy shredded beef. There are two different tastes: sweet and spicy. You can the cooking process. Abon is home industry and locals use the living room as kitchen.Abon Padmosusastro has been popular to shop abon, whether to be consumed or resold.

Siropen Telasih
Siropen syrup can be an alternative gifts to bring back home for anyone who visit Surabaya. The syrups has view tastes: lechi, cocopandan, orange and few more. The syrup made of sugar, no Sodium Glutamat, that it is healthy enough for children and adults. Siropen factory was built in 1923 by JV Van Drangelen, the first syrup factory in Indonesia.

Bikang Peneleh
Bikang is a colorful cake with very nice smell. There are chocolate and pandan bikang. In Peneleh St you can see bikang making process. Other delicious cookie you can find is special kue lumpur with tasteful inside made of chicken, coconut, durian, and raisins. Klepon, Lupis, Klenting, Lumpia, Risoles and Madurese porridge. Opens from 6 am to 7 pm.

Kerupuk Kenjeran
Kenjeran is popular for its fish chips. There are various chips here, which are made of sea cucumbers, sea eggplant. You can also find chips made of carp fish skin chips. In Kenjeran you can see the making process from drying the fish in the sun until the frying process.

Soya Sauce , Jeruk Pecel Tulen Brand
This soya sauce factory was built in 1937 by Hwan Kieng Hien, after second generation, Hwan Hong Piek and Hwang Hong Poen, the business evolves as they pioneered a tagline ‘Kita Tangngung Kalau Tidak Enak Boleh Kirim Kembali’ (‘We guarantee, if it does not taste nice, can be returned”). Not it is run by the 3rd generation and still using the same ingredients.

Mangrove pasta and mangrove syrup
Mangrove pasta is made of sonneratia, one of mangrove specieses. The pasta tastes sweet, packed in banana tree leaf for only Rp.10.000. Mangrove syrup is rich of Vitamin A, C, Iodium and amti-oxidant.

Guna Guna Snack
There are various tastes of the potato chips such as hot spicy, sweet spicy. Also dragon fruit chips, fried meat ball, samosa and more.

Frozzie Frozen Brownies
The brownies offers 3 sensations: compact texture of American brownies, thick chocolate taste, and the cold ice cream sensation. Varians: Premium Choco, Banana Cheese, Streusel Blueberry, Mix Nut. This brownies does not contain preservative as the sugar and chocolate ingredients can preserve the brownies naturally. Frozzie can still be consume after 10 days outside freezer and 3 months in the freezer.

Yogyakarta Calendar of Events 2013

January 6 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Saparan Joyokusumo
Saparan Joyokusumo is traditional thanksgiving held by the community of Kalirejo village for the prosperity of the people. The ceremony is usually carried out in the complex of Prince Joyokusumo’s graveyard.

January 8 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Rebo Pungkasan Bantul
The local people of Wonokromo, in Pleret subdistrict of Bantul, hold a traditional rite expected to reject any disease and other calamities, and purposed to thank God for His mercy. The people plan to hold it on Tuesday night.

January 17 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Saparan Kalibuko 
Saparan Kalibuko is a traditional celebration held by the people of Kalirejo, Kakap, Kulonprogo. This ceremony relates to the pilgrimage story of Sunan Kalijaga and his followers when the spread Islam at Kulon Progo. In that pilgrimage moment they took a rest in Kalirejo and ate together as a pray for the prosperity of the community.

February 20 2013, Traditoinal Ceremony of Merti Dusun Dodogan
The local people of Dodogan will probably perform a thanksgiving ritual on Wednesday, 20 February 2013, in Dlingo subdistrict of Bantul. Starting with communal prayer in the house of the village’s chief, the procession of jodhag (the parade of bamboo stretchers holding the offering) proceeds to the local pond called Sendang Ayu where the offering is eventually given away to the crowd. This event ends wuth kenduri (ritual meal).

February 20-24 2013, Cultural Week Tionghoa
PBTY implemented Ketandan region that is location not far from Malioboro Yogyakarta within the framework of the Chinese New Year.

March 18 2013, Hindu Ceremony of Melasti
Hindu people celebrate Melasti by a Hindu prayer and offering disposal floated to the sea. It is purposed to develop the human relationship harmony and the inter-religion tolerance, to revive the attitude of oneself-control, and to develop the service to bath the religion and the country, they will perform this rite on Monday, 18 March 2013 in Parangkusuma beach of Parangtritis, in Kretek subdistrict of Bantul at about 1 a.m
March 5 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Ngalangi (Sedekah Laut)
Alms ceremony is a procession lifted ngalangi sea fish by using gawar wawar made from tree roots that spread nets anchored as Kedungwok hill and driven together into the sea by the local community. Wediombo beach, Village Jepitu, District Girisubo.

March 11 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Nyepi (Tawur Agung)
Supreme Tawur a ceremony to welcome Nyepi Day or New Year Saka. The procession begins with the Tawur Supreme Kesangan mendak tirta and circumambulation ceremony in the temple of Brahma, Wisnu, and Shiva in the complex temple of Prambanan. In this ceremony there will be a colossal dance performance and ogah-ogah. Held on March 11 2013 in Yogyakarta Prambanan Temple Complex.

April 27 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Merti Dusun Krebet
The ritual of Merty Dusun of Krebet constitutes a thanksgiving ceremony to thank God for His favor of good harvest, and from their life delivered from calamity. It is usually held on Saturday Legi in thre month of Jumadilakir. It will be held on 27 April 2013.

May 1-31 2013, Pilgrimage Goa Maria
The month of May is considered as the month for devotional tradition subjected to honor Mother Marry by Catholic believers. During this month Goa Maria Sendangsono, in Banjaroya, Kalibawang, Kulonprogo is usually visited by thousands of pilgrimages especially Chatolic believers from all over Indonesia. All activities devotional tradition are managed by St. Maria Lourdes Promasan Parochial.

May 15 2013, anniversary of Sleman’s Residence
The ceremony is conducted in order to commemorate the anniversary of Sleman’s residence.

May 31 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Mbah Bergas
The Ceremony of Mbah Bergas is performed in Hamlet village Ngino, Margoagung, Seyegan, Sleman. Organized depleted harvest and recalls the ideals Mbah Bregas.

May 27 2013, Anniversary Ceremony of Gunungkidul District
The ceremony is conducted in order to commemorate the anniversary of Gunung Kidul Regency in bangsal Sewoko Projo, Gunungkidul.

May 25 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Merti Dusun Mantub 
The local people of Mantub surroundings express their thanksfulness God for the safety and the daily food they have got by performing a thanksgiving ritual. They plan to carry it out on Saturday, 25 May 2013 in Baturetno village of Banguntapan subdistrict.

June 2013, Traditional Ceremony of wonosari
Traditional ceremony was accompanied by Reog and Puppet Stage. The event was held in June 2013 in the Village District Wonosari.

June 2 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Gubug Gede
Ceremonies held by the District Ngalang Ngawen, Guungkidul.

3rd and 4th June 2013, The Ceremony of Bhekti Pertiwi & Pisungsung Jaladri
Representing gratitude to God for the efficacious harvest and also meants as a plea for the next succesfull harvest and for safety of the tourists on their visit to parangtritis, it will be held on Monday and Tuesday 3rd and 4th June 2013, starts at around 11.00 a.m at the pendapa in Parangtritis village, subdistrict of Kretek.

9rd and 10th June 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Labuhan Merapi
Ceremonies Labuhan Merapi, which is an annual routine activity every 30 Rejeb in commemoration jumenengan Ndalem Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono X. In order to invoke the protection and safety of the slopes of Merapi, Yogyakarta in particular and society in general.

June 9 2013, Yogyakarta Royal Offerings
The ritual of Yogyakarta royal offerings is held every the 30th of Rejeb (Javanese month). In this year it will be carried out on Sunday 9 June 2013, at about 08.00 a.m in Parangkusuma beach, Parangtritis, the subdistrict of Kretek, Bantul. This rite is purposed to realize the gratitude to God and to beg for salvation for Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X.

June 7 2013, Anniversary of the Yogyakarta City
Anniversary of the Yogyakarta City Government to 68 years.

June 16 2013, Jogo Kali Jogo Festival
Routine activities carried out in their communities Notoprajan, District Ngampilan, Winongo nriverside to keep clean the river and all around him.
Merti Code ceremonialis ceremony preservation of the river (Kali) code. Organized by the community, especially the northern part of Code incorporated in the container Northern Peoples Forum Code (FMCU).

July 1 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Kupatan Jolosutro
Held annually on Monday Legi in Javanese month of Ruwah, this rite took place in Jolosutro field, in the subdistrict of Piyungan. The ritual is aimed at expressing gratitude for God’s bessing for the successful harvest, sending prayer for the late religious leader Sunan Geseng, and preserving this esteemed legacy of culture. It will be held on 1 July 2013.

July 1 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Nyadran Makam Sewu
Nyadran Makam Sewu is the tradition by the people of Pajangan to send prayers for the late Mbah Bodho, a local religious leader and for his descendants buried in the same compound. It will take place on Monday, 1 July 2013 in the cemetery called Makam Sewu in Wijirejo, the subdistrict of Pandak.

July 20 2013, The Anniversary Ceremony of Bantul Regency
The birthday of Bantul will be celebrated on Saturday 20 July 2013 in Bantul city with a ceremony performed in Javanese Language, the participants of which wear Javanese traditional clothings of Yogyakarta style. The ceremony is enlivened with a parade of ‘Jodhangs’ (the Javanese traditional wooden containers) derived from all of the subdistricts in Bantul Regency.

July 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Nyadran Agung
Nyadran Agung is tradition of giving prayer for the ancestors spirits. The activity is usually held upcoming the Ramadhan at the Kulon Progo Regent’s Official House.

July 1 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Sadranan Gunung Gambar
Traditional ceremony in Gunung Gambar, Beji Villages, Jurangjero, Ngawen, Gunungkidul.

July 1 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Cing-Cing Goling
Traditional ceremony to Gedangan village safety. It is held by the people of Gedangrejo, Karangmojo, Gunungkidul.

August 11 2013, The Fishermen’s Offerings of Pandansimo
a ritual of thanksgiving for good catch and for safety at the sea, carried out by Pandansimo people, presents the sea offerings procession including a fishing game, a fish cooking contest and the local folk art. It will be held on Sunday, 11 August 2013 at 11 a.m, at Pandansimo beach in Poncosari village the Srandakan subdistrict.

August 11 2013, Traditional Ceremony Logantung
Traditional ceremony at Sedang Beji Logantung, Sumberejo District Semin

August 10-11 2013, Performing Arts Lebaran Holidays 2013
Music or traditional dance performances to entertaint visitors of Kulon Progo’s tourist places on holiday seassion of Eid 2013.

August 18 2013, Ceremony of Merti Golong Giling Dipowinatan
This traditional ceremony held in order to build a spirit of determination as well as maintain the unity and togetherness Dipowinatan citizens.

August 14 2013, Kampung Wisata Pandeyan Grebeg Ba’da Kupat
Before Carnival Gunungan Kupat held, in the morning carried Merti Dusun with clean village. Carnival Kupat Mountains consisting of Gunungan Kakung and Putri accompanied bergodo lombok abang soldier, jathilan arts, lion dance and traditional music.

August 2013, Traditional Ceremony at Babad Dalan Sodo
Traditional ceremony at Sodo village, Paliyan subdistrict, Gunungkidul.

September 2013, Traditional Ceremony at Nglangeran
Traditional ceremony at Nglangeran, Patuk subdistrict, Gunungkidul.

September 6 2013, Traditional Ceremony Ki Ageng Tunggul Wulung
Ceremony Tunggul Wulung begins Friday 6 September 2013 at 20:00 p.m with performances uyon-uyon from the local community, followed by a procession taking holy water from the Sendang Beji. The water is then paraded and is buried in the village Hall Sendangagung.

September 20 2013, Traditional Ceremony Tuk Si Bedug
Tuk Sibedug ceremonial procession carried the culture of the village hall leading to the guesthouse Sunan Margodadi Kalijaga Grogol Margodadi. At the rest house was then performed, followed by a ceremony penebaran udik-udik. The series continued with a ceremony on the field Mranggen ceremonial dance with popular attractions as well as the distribution of food typical of ‘cethil’ and the water ‘Tirto true’ to the tourist.

September 7-8 2013
Jogja International Street Performance

September 16-17 2013
Jogja International Heritage Walk

October 1-31 2013, Rosary Pilgrimage Month
Goa Maria Sendangsono, Banjaroya, Kalibawang, Kulonprogo. October is considered as the month of Rosary, as devational tradition month subjected to honor Mother Mary by Catholic believers through rosary pray. During this month, Goa Maria Sendangsono in Banjaroya, Kalibawang, Kulonprogo is usually visited by thousands of pilgrimage especially Catholic believers from all over Indonesia. All activities related to the devotional tradition are managed by St. Maria Lourdes Promasan Parochial.

October 20 2013, World Food Day
October 16 has been declared as World Food Day by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Community of Sendangsono celebrates the World Food Dayby performing traditional drumming music festival and agricultural products in the complex of Goa Maria Sendangsono.

October 7 2013, Anniversary of the city of Yogyakarta
October 2013, Anniversary of the city of Kulonprogo
Alun – alun Wates, Selasa Pahing 15 October 2013. Regular activity of kite flyer competition by kite flyers communities.

October 2013, Festival Kite
Regular activity of kite flyer competition by kite flyers communities.

November 4 2013, The Descent Of Mahesa Sura
The rite of tumuruning Mahesa Sura( the descent of an unreal buffalo called Mahesa Sura) is purposed to thank god for the favor of fertile land, and to beg for His blessing of good harvest in the following days. This ritual event will be performed on Monday, 4 November 2013 at 08.00 p.m in Samas Beach, Srigading village, the subdistrict of Sanden, Bantul.

November 4 2013, Malam 1 Syura
Traditional ceremony to celebrate Islam New Year – Hijriyah and Javanese New Year Saka

November 5 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Jamasan Pusaka Suroloyo
Jamasan Pusaka (Washing Relic) is traditional ceremony held at Suroloyo, Gerbosari, Samigaluh, Kulon Progo. There are two relics to be washe : Kyai Manggala Dewa and Songsong Manggal Murti.

November 10 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Labuhan Bekti Jalanidhi
The people of Srigading village, in Sanden subdistrict is going to perform the ritual of Bekti Jalanidhi on Sunday 10 November 2013. It will start at 9 a.m with a procession from Srigading village – meeting hall in Sanden subdistrict to Samas beach. At the beach, they drop the offering in the from of buffalo-head completed with some other ritual materials. They conclude it with a ritual meal.

November 19 2013, The Ceremony of Labuhan Hondodento
The ritual of Labuhan Hondodento is carried out to thank God for His favor of good life and to beg for safety. Usually conducted in the 15th of Sura (Javanese month), this rite will be done on Tuesday 10 November 2013 in Parangkusuma beach, Parangtritis, the subdistrict of Kretek, Bantul at 07.00 a.m

November 5 2013, The Ceremony of Ruwatan Gunung Lanang
Ruwatan Gunung Lanang is traditional ceremony which especially held to bring prosperity and safety. The tradition is usually held every Javanese New Year (1 Syura), wayang puppet show will be performed in the night and after that sea offerings at Congot Beach in the morning.

November 12 2013, The Ceremony of Nggumbregi
Nggumbregi is traditional ceremony held in Karanggede, Jatimulyo, Girimulyo, Kulon Progoas thanksgiving to the God for the livelihoods especially cattles such as cow, buffalo, goat, etc, and for the prosperity of the people.

November 12 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Ki Daruno Nyai Daruni
Traditional ceremony held by people of Bugel as thanksgiving to ask helaty, prosperity and preventing from calamity and disaster.

November 12 2013, The Ceremony of Labuhan Hajad Dalem Pura Pakualaman
Labuhan Hajad Dalem Pura Pakualaman is traditional ceremony held by the Royal Family of Pura Pakualaman. This Labuhan is kind of offerings held in the Glagah beach by procession to the sea with goal for prosperity. Clothes and things belonged to the family are things included on the offerings.

November 21 2013, The Ceremony of Sedekah Laut Minabahari 45
The ritual event of Mina Bahari 45 will be performed on Thursday 21 November 2013. It is commenced at 01.00 p.m at the ‘pendapa’ (the front part of Javanese mansion) of Depok Beach. Initiated with a prayer, the ritual meal is carried out by the local people. It is concluded by floating the offerings away to the sea. The ritual is an expression of thanksfulness of the people to God for His favor of good fish catch. It is also people’s hope to beseech for daily meals for the following year.

November 21 2013, Culture Parade of Imogiri
This year the culture parade of Imogiri will be performed on Thursday 21 November 2013. Started at 01.00 p.m it will take place from the front yard of Imogiri subdistrict office towards the yard of Pajimatan bus station. This event constitutes a preceding part of the ritual series of Nguras Enceh (Nguras Kong) on the following day.

November 21 2013, The Ceremony of Nguras Enceh
Such ritual ceremony will be held on Friday 22 November 2013 at the Imogiri Royal Cemetery. At about 08.00 a.m the prescribed people perform themselves to cleanse the holy pitchers, the water from which is exploited by the visitors as a good-fortune-bearer. The ritual is preceded with a prayer by the cemetery caretakers.

December 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Taruban Tuksono Village
Traditional ceremony held by people of Taruban as thanksgiving for the good harvests.

December 31 2013, Performing a New Year’s Eve Firework 2014
A celebration to welcome New Year 2014

December 8 2013, Traditional Ceremony of Merti Bumi Tunggul Arum
Traditional ceremony conducted in the Tunggul Arum village in order to applying safety.

TPA Talang Agung Malang

Talang Agung village in Malang has been an independent village since December 2012. About 2500 environment activists turned up for the official opening. Talang village is the first self suffice energy village in Indonesia. This village could generate energy from litter management.
There is no more heap of garbage in this village for litters in this village have been well managed. The garbages are processed to be energy and fertilizer which can be utilized by the society. The energy produced is more than enough for local need. Also other output of the process can be used for various needs. There is no smell, dirty as usually we think about garbage.
This village’s activity is supported by KAPAL Jatim (Kenduri Agung Pengabdi Lingkungan).

2013 Karapan Sapi (Bull Race) Schedule

Date Regency District Day Time
08 September 2013 Bangkalan Tanah Merah Sunday 09.00
10 September 2013 Bangkalan Galis Tuesday 09.00
12 September 2013 Bangkalan Sepulu Thursday 09.00
14 September 2013 Bangkalan Arosbaya Saturday 09.00
15 September 2013 Bangkalan Socah Sunday 09.00
06 October 2013 Bangkalan Regency Race Sunday 09.00

 

Date Regency District Day Time
08 September 2013 Sampang Pangarengan Sunday 09.00
10 September 2013 Sampang Kedungdung Tuesday 09.00
15 September 2013 Sampang Ketapang Sunday 09.00
22 September 2013 Sampang Sampang Sunday 09.00
06 October 2013 Sampang Regency Race Sunday 09.00

 

 

Date Regency District Day Time
08 September 2013 Pamekasan Waru Sunday 09.00
10 September 2013 pamekasan Pengantenan Tuesday 09.00
15 September 2013 Pamekasan Galis Sunday 09.00
22 September 2013 pamekasan pamekasan Sunday 09.00
06 October 2013 pamekasan Regency Race Sunday 09.00
Date Regency District Day Time
08 September 2013 Sumenep Bluto Sunday 09.00
09 September 2013 Sumenep Pasongsongan Monday 09.00
10 September 2013 Sumenep Nonggunong Tuesday 09.00
11 September 2013 Sumenep Batu Putih Wednesday 09.00
12 September  2013 Sumenep Guluk Guluk Thursday 09.00
15 September 2013 Sumenep Sumenep City Sunday 09.00
06 October 2013 Sumenep Regency Race Sunday 09.00

 

PRESIDENT CUP BULL RACE

Date Location Event Day Time
19 October 2013 Pamekasan Sape Sono Saturday 09.00
20 October 2013 Pamekasan Bull Race Sunday 09.00
         

Train Schedule in Java, Indonesia

Train No Train Name ORIGIN DEPTR DESTINATION ARRVL STOPS
73 Gumarang Surabaya Pasar Turi 14.30 Jakarta Pasar Senen 06.17 Bojonegoro, Cepu, Semarang Tawang, Pekalongan, Tegal, Cirebon, Jatinegara
74 Gumarang Jakarta Pasar Senen 14.45 Surabaya Pasar Turi 06.45 Jatinegara, Cirebon, Tegal, Pekalogan, Semarang Tawang, Cepu, Bojonegoro, Lamongan
75 Lodaya Solo Balapan 08.30 Bandung 17.40 Klaten, Tugu Yogyakarta, Wates, Kutoarjo, Kebumen, Karanganyar, Gombong,Kroya, Banjar,Tasikmalaya
76 Lodaya Bandung 08.00 Solo Balapan 17.13 Tasikmalaya, Banjar, Kroya, Gombong,Karanganyar, Kebumen, Kutoarjo, Wates, Tugu Yogyakarta, Klaten
77 Lodaya Solo Balapan 20.30 Bandung 05.41 Klaten, Tugu Yogyakarta, Wates, Kutoarjo, Kebumen, Karanganyar, Gombong, Kroya, Banjar, Tasikmalaya
78 Lodaya Bandung 20.00 Solo Balapan 05.10 Tasikmalaya, Banjar, Kroya, Gombong, Karanganyar, Kebumen, Kutoarjo, Wates, Tugu Yogyakarta, Klaten
79 Mutiara Timur Surabaya Gubeng 09.15 Banyuwangi 15.56 Wonokromo, Sidoarjo, Bangil, Pasuruan, Probolinggo, Jatiroto, Rambipuji, Jember, Kalisat, Kalibaru, Kalisetail, Temuguruh, Rogojampi, Krenceng
80 Mutiara Timur Banyuwangi 09.00 Surabaya Gubeng 15.24 Krenceng, Rogojampi, Temuguruh, Kalisetail, Kalibaru, Kalisat, Jember, Rambipuji, Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Bangil, Sidoarjo, Wonokromo
81 Mutiara Timur Surabaya Gubeng 22.35 Banyuwangi 04.57 Sidoarjo, Bangil, Probolinggo, Rambipuji, Jember, Kalisat, Kalibaru, Kalisetail, Temuguruh, Rogojampi, Krenceng
82 Mutiara Timur Banyuwangi 22.20 Surabaya Gubeng 04.53 Krenceng, Rogojampi, Temuguruh, Kalisetail, Kalibaru, Kalisat, Jember, Rambipuji, Probolinggo, Pasuruan, Bangil, Sidoarjo
83/86 Purwojaya Cilacap 18.30 Jakarta Gambir 06.30 Maos, Kroya, Purwokerto, Bekasi, Jatinegara
84/85 Purwojaya Jakarta Gambir 05.45 Cilacap 13.10 Jatinegara, Purwokerto, Kroya
87 Sancaka Surabaya Gubeng 07.00 Yogyakarta 12.20 Jombang, Kertosono, Madiun, Sragen, Solo Balapan, Klaten
88 Sancaka Yogyakarta 16.00 Surabaya Gubeng 22.04 Klaten, Solo Balapan, Madiun, Kertosono, Jombang
89 Sancaka Surabaya Gubeng 15.00 Tugu Yogyakarta 20.23 Kertosono, Madiun, Solo Balapan, Klaten
90 Sancaka Tugu Yogyakarta 07.15 Surabaya Gubeng 12.33 Klaten, Solo Balapan, Sragen, Madiun, Kertosono
91 Cirebon Ekspres Cirebon 06.15 Jakarta Gambir 09.16 Jatibarang, Haurgeulis, Jatinegara
92 Cirebon Ekspres Jakarta Gambir 06.00 Cirebon 08.56 Jatinegara, Jatibarang
93 Cirebon Ekspres Tegal 06.00 Jakarta Gambir 10.38 Brebes, Cirebon, Jatinegara
94 Cirebon Ekspres Jakarta Gambir 09.35 Cirebon 12.35 Jatinegara, Haurgeulis, Jatibarang
95 Cirebon Ekspres Cirebon 10.00 Jakarta Gambir 12.58 Jatibarang, Jatinegara
96 Cirebon Ekspres Jakarta Gambir 11.00 Tegal 15.43 Jatinegara, Jatibarang, Cirebon, Brebes
97 Cirebon Ekspres Cirebon 15.15 Jakarta Gambir 18.12 Jatibarang, Jatinegara
98 Cirebon Ekspres Jakarta Gambir 13.15 Cirebon 16.15 Jatinegara, Jatibarang
99 Cirebon Ekspres Tegal 16.10 Jakarta Gambir 21.10 Brebes, Cirebon, Jatibarang, Jatinegara
100 Cirebon Ekspres Jakarta Gambir 18.30 Tegal 23.04 Jatinegara, Haurgeulis, Jatibarang, Cirebon, Brebes
101 Senja Kediri Kediri 17:00 Jakarta Pasar Senen 06:45 Kertosono, Nganjuk, Caruban, Madiun, Paron, Walikukun, Sragen, Solo Jebres, Semarang Tawang Jerakah, Pekalongan, Tegal, Cirebon, Bekasi, Jatinegara
102 Senja Kediri Jakarta Pasar Senen 15:00 Kediri 04:00 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Cirebon, Tegal, Pekalongan, Jerakah, Semarang Tawang, Solo Jebres, Sragen, Walikukun, Paron, Madiun, Caruban, Nganjuk, Kertosono
113 Mutiara Selatan Surabaya Gubeng 16.00 Bandung 06.15 Wonokromo, Mojokerto, Jombang, Kertosono, Nganjuk, Madiun, Solo Balapan, Tugu Yogyakarta, Karanganyar ,Banjar, Ciamis, Tasikmalaya
114 Mutiara Selatan Bandung 17.00 Surabaya Gubeng 06.41 Tasikmalaya, Ciamis, Banjar, Kroya, Karanganyar, Tugu Yogyakarta, Solo Balapan, Madiun, Nganjuk, Kertosono, Jombang, Mojokerto, Wonokromo
113 Senja Utama Solo Solo Balapan 18.00 Jakarta Pasar Senen 04.02 Klaten, Tugu Yogyakarta, Gombong, Karanganyar, Purwokerto, Cirebon, Jatinegara
114 Senja Utama Solo Jakarta Pasar Senen 20.30 Solo Balapan 06.22 Jatinegara, Cirebon, Prupuk, Purwokerto, Karanganyar, Tugu Yogyakarta, Klaten
115 Fajar Utama Yogya Tugu Yogyakarta 08.00 Jakarta Pasar Senen 16.45 Wates, Karanganyar, Purwokerto, Cirebon, Bekasi, Jatinegara
116 Fajar Utama Yogya Jakarta Pasar Senen 06.20 Tugu Yogyakarta 14.45 Jatinegara, Cirebon, Purwokerto, Kroya, Karanganyar, Wates
117 Senja Utama Yogya Tugu Yogyakarta 18.30 Jakarta Pasar Senen 03.45 Wates, Kebumen, Karanganyar, Purwokerto, Cirebon, Jatinegara
118 Senja Utama Yogya Jakarta Pasar Senen 19.20 Tugu Yogyakarta 04.27 Jatinegara, Cirebon, Prupuk, Purwokerto, Karanganyar, Wates
119 Sawunggalih Utama Kutoarjo 07.00 Jakarta Pasar Senen 14.14 Kebumen, Karanganyar, Gombong, Kroya, Purwokerto, Cirebon, Bekasi, Jatinegara
120 Sawunggalih Utama Jakarta Pasar Senen 19.00 Kutoarjo 03.03 Jatinegara, Cirebon, Purwokerto, Kroya, Gombong, Karanganyar, Kebumen
121 Sawunggalih Utama Kutoarjo 19.00 Jakarta Pasar Senen 02.37 Kebumen, Karanganyar, Gombong, Kroya, Purwokerto, Cirebon, Jatinegara
122 Sawunggalih Utama Jakarta Pasar Senen 08.15 Kutoarjo 15.47 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Cirebon, Purwokerto, Kroya, Gombong, Karanganyar, Kebumen
123 Senja Utama Semarang Semarang Tawang 20.00 Jakarta Pasar Senen 03.10 Weleri, Pekalongan, Pemalang, Tegal, Jatinegara
124 Senja Utama Semarang Jakarta Pasar Senen 19.10 Semarang Tawang 02.48 Jatinegara, Cirebon, Tegal, Pemalang, Pekalongan, Weleri
125 Fajar Utama Semarang Semarang Tawang 08.00 Jakarta Pasar Senen 14.55 Weleri, Pekalongan, Pemalang, Tegal, Cirebon, Jatinegara
126 Fajar Utama Semarang Jakarta Pasar Senen 07.15 Semarang Tawang 14.30 Jatinegara, Cirebon, Tegal, Pekalongan, Weleri
19A Argo Parahyangan Bandung 05.30 Jakarta Gambir 08.43 Cimahi, Purwakarta, Jatinegara
20A Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 05.45 Bandung 09.08 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Purwakarta, Cimahi
21A Argo Parahyangan Bandung 06.30 Jakarta Gambir 09.55 Cimahi, Padalarang, Purwakarta Bekasi, Jatinegara
22A Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 09.15 Bandung 12.38 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Cimahi
23A Argo Parahyangan Bandung 11.30 Jakarta Gambir 15.02 Cimahi, Padalarang, Purwakarta, Bekasi, Jatinegara
24A Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 11.30 Bandung 14.58 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Purwakarta, Cimahi
25A Argo Parahyangan Bandung 14.35 Jakarta Gambir 17.48 Cimahi,Bekasi, Jatinegara
26A Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 16.35 Bandung 19.39 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Purwakarta, Cimahi
27A Argo Parahyangan Bandung 16.30 Jakarta Gambir 19.52 Cimahi, Purwakarta, Bekasi, Jatinegara
28A Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 19.00 Bandung 22.26 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Cimahi
29A Argo Parahyangan Bandung 20.05 Jakarta Gambir 23.30 Bekasi, Jatinegara
30A Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 20.25 Bandung 23.46 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Purwakarta
7061 Malabar Ekspress Malang 15.30 Bandung 08.37 Blitar, Tulungagung, Kediri, Kertosono, Nganjuk, Madiun, Solo, Klaten, Yogya, Wates, Kebumen, Banjar, Tasik
7062 Malabar Ekspress Bandung 15.30 Malang 08.11 Blitar, Tulungagung, Kediri, Kertosono, Nganjuk, Madiun, Solo, Klaten, Yogya, Wates, Kebumen, Banjar, Tasik
7063 (Mon-Fri) Argo Parahyangan Bandung 08.45 Jakarta Gambir 11.58 Cimahi, Bekasi, Jatinegara
7064 (Mon-Fri) Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 13.30 Bandung 16.47 Jatinegara, Bekasi, Cimahi
7065 (Mon) Argo Parahyangan Bandung 04.00 Jakarta Gambir 07.23 Bekasi, Jatinegara
7066 (Mon) Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 08.30 Bandung 11.43 Jatinegara, Bekasi
7067 Argo Parahyangan Bandung 13.30 Jakarta Gambir 17.05 Cimahi, Bekasi, Jatinegara
7068 Argo Parahyangan Jakarta Gambir 17.40 Bandung 20.55 Jatinegara, Bekasi

Sidomulyo Village; Village of Flowers, Batu, East Java, Indonesia

Sidomulyo is one of agrotourism spot in Batu. There are more than 1000 of flowers cultivated here that this village is also popular as 1000 flowers village. It is located only 8 km from Batu city center.

From far away the colorful vista can be seen. As the farm flower is very large that this consists of 3 hamlets, Tinjumoyo, Tonggolari and Sukorembung. You can find rose, sakura, agape, pines, hibiscus, chrysantemum, orchids and many more.

In this village you can enjoy picking flower and learn to grow flower from planting, watering until the flowers bloom and ready to sell. The locals will be gladly accompany guest to look around and explain about flower farming.

This village is located on 1100 m asl, that i has nice mild weather and nice scenery. Walking around the environment will make you relax and rejuvenate.

 

2013 East Java Callendar of Event

January
Jalani Dipuja Ceremony
This ceremony is held to express thanksgiving to the Almighty God by launching offering of food crops into the sea.
Location : Balekambang Beach, Malang Regency

13 February
Peta Colossal Drama
It is held to commemorate PETA (Motherland Defence), a rebellion against Japan’s
colonialism in Blitar in 1945 led by Sudanco Soeprijadi. The colossal drama aims to honor the heroes and cultural values for the youngsters.
Location : PETA monument – Blitar

23 March
The Election of Mr. And Miss East Java 2013 (Raka – Raki)
Improving the professionalism of talented young generation in culture and tourism as well as supporting East Java Government program. East Java Government Culture
and Tourism Service holds an annual election of tourism ambassador of East
Java, Raka – Raki, which is participated by 38 Regencies/Cities in East Java. This event
is also expected to promote local tourism and to generate tourist visit to East Java.
Location : Surabaya

16 – 19 May
Majapahit Travel Fair (MTF)
Positioning East Java in the World Tourism map as one of the National and International tourist destinations, East Java Government Culture and Tourism Service Collaborates with related tourism industry and tourism association to hold annual MTF on 16 – 19 May 2013 in Surabaya. The program Includes Business meeting, Seminar, Tourism exhibition, Familiarization trip, Cultural festival and various competition.
Location : Grand City – Surabaya

1 – 31 May
Surabaya Shopping Festival
Surabaya shopping festival is a big sale offered by malls and shopping centers
throughout Surabaya city. Indonesian people and tourists enjoy shopping during this
season, as big discounts are offered. Location : Malls, and amusement centres in
Surabaya.

26 May
Anniversary of Lamongan Regency
Lamongan Regency parade is designed to celebrate the Anniversary of Lamongan Regency. It is participated by sub-districts and the whole Government Institutions in Lamongan Regency.
The event includes :
1. Cultural parade
2. Carnival
3. Ludruk performance
4.Dance and Mocopat festival (Javanese song)
Location : Lamongan Town Square

31 May – 1 June
Grebeg Pancasila (The Anniversary of Pancasila)
It is an art and cultural event held by the Government of Blitar City to commemorate the anniversary of Pancasila. The ceremony start from Dalem Gebang, (the place where first Indonesian President Soekarno lived) and finishes in the Mayor office. The cultural ceremony held in the town square followed by five Gunungan carnival (cone of rice combined by Javanese food) symbolizing the five principles of Pancasila. Gunungan guarded by one knight, six knights and forty five knights expressing the first time of Pancasila was declared in June 1st 1945.
Location : Blitar town square and
Tomb of Bung Karno

May 
Culture and Float Parade.
Float parade and long march commences the events of the 719 th Surabaya City Anniversary. It starts from Jl. Pahlawan and finishes at the City Hall. The float parade performs various art and cultural attractions from many cities in Indonesia.
Location : Heroes Monument – Surabaya City Hall.

May 
Rujak Ulek Festival
Rujak Uleg is traditional food originally from Surabaya. It is very popular among Surabaya people and tourists. This festival will be enlivened by thousands of people
making Rujak Uleg together in the same time with their own uniqueness . During
this festival, a 1,5 meter wide giant mortar will be presented.
Location : Kembang Jepun Street,Surabaya.

1-15 June
Piodalan Ceremony
It is an anniversary ceremony which performs traditional arts from Java and Bali. The event was visited by many tourists from Bali and other areas on the island of Java.
Location : Pura Mandharagiri Semeru Agung, Lumajang

16-25 June
Culture and Tourism Fair
It is an annual event packaged in the form of cultural performances, preceded with a colossal folk drama, continued with a cultural performance of various local cultures
participated by Kediri people and from other Regencies/Cities of East Java. Tourism and
Industry exhibition is also held to highlight the program.
Location : Front Yard of Kediri Government Office and Simpang Lima Gumul

19 June
East Java Culinary Festival
To introduce the East Java Special cuisine Nationally and Internationally and to expect that the menus can be served at hotel and restaurant. East Java Government Culture and Tourism Service annually holds this festival as one of the tourist atractions. It is participated by hotels and restaurants through out East Java.
Location : Surabaya

20 June
Anniversary of Madiun
The activity to commemorate the anniversary of Madiun, the event includes: Party, ceremonial anniversary, Cultural Parade and Exhibition.
Location : Madiun City

June – July
Semipro Week Event
It Is a one week event organized annually by the government of Probolinggo to accommodate the local culture to be prestigious tourist attractions such as Bull races and Goat races.
Location : Probolinggo

23 – 24 July
Yadnya Kasada Ceremony
It is an annual traditional ceremony held by Tenggerese taking place on 14th night of the 10th month in Javanese calendar. According to Tenggerese, Yadnya Kasada is a Holy Sacrification by offering food crops and animals into Bromo Crater. The offering commemorates the last child of Raden Joko Seger and Roro Anteng named Raden Kusuma who was sacrified and thrown into the crater. Every year Tenggerese must provide offering as a grateful expression to God for the blessing given. Raden Kusuma
sacrified himself as the offering into Holy Caldera of Bromo in order to keep Tenggerese’s safety and prosperity.
Series of Kasada Event in Hindu Temple (Pura Luhur Poten), Tosari Village Pasuruan includes :
1. Rakan Tawang and Mepek
2. Tayub Dance
3. Ritual Offering Ceremony to the Bromo Crater
Location : Hindu Temple (Pura Luhur Poten), Tosari Village Pasuruan

Series of Kasada Event in Village Hall of Ngadisari Probolinggo includes :
1. Traditional Dance of Roro Anteng and Joko Seger
2. Shaman inauguration
3. Ritual Offering Ceremony to the Bromo Crater

31 July
Anniversary of Kwan Sing Tee Koen
In order to commemorate the birth of KONGCO, KWAN SING TEE Koen, the god of Pagoda KWAN SING BIO in Tuban. Various rituals for the Confucian people include: Praying together, god worship parade around the city followed by Liongsai and Lion Dance, also entertainment for the public including: stage performance and puppets shadow show.
Location : Tuban

July
Cross Cultural Festival
This event performs various arts and cultures from cities throughout Indonesia and
sister cities of Surabaya such as Korea, Japan,Malaysia and some other countries.
Location : Surabaya.

July
Remo and Yosakoi Festival
Remo is a traditional dance originally from Surabaya. It is usually staged on the ceremonial events to welcome guests.
Location : Bungkul Park Surabaya.

July
G-Walk Festival
It is an art & cultural performance held by the committee of G-Walk culinary center located in the elite real estate, Citraland.
Location : Surabaya.

July
Surabaya Juang Struggle
This event is held to commemorate the Heroic day of November 10, 1945 by performing jeep parade, fragment of November 10, 1945 struggle and symphony for nation.
Location : Tunjungan Street and Heroes Monument.

July
Sarangan Offering Festival
It is an annual event held to conserve the history and culture of Lake Sarangan. It is also aims to commemorate the time when the lake Sarangan was formed, by arranging
the events :
• Ritual Village purification
• Ritual offerings & Float
Procession of Gono Odor Tumpeng (rice cone)
• Reog performance, Marching Band, Lion dance, and other dances
• Fragment of Sarangan
• Live Music Entertainment
Location : Lake Sarangan – Magetan

July – September
Sapi Sono (Ornamental Cow Contest)
Sapi Sono contest is held before bull race starts. Sapi Sono is a pair of elaborately ornamental cows controlled by a jockey to follow the sound of music stepping toward to the gateway. Wearing fully ornamented clothes and accessories the bulls look unique and beautiful. They are accompanied with sronen traditional music.
Location : Sampang Stadium.

25 August 
Jember Fashion Carnaval 
Jember Fashion Carnival is an international fashion carnival with the longest 3,6 km catwalk in the world. The fashion is designed, done and performed by Indonesian people using recycled materials.
Location : Jember Town Square
Time : 12.00 – 17.00 WIB

August
Ski Lot (Mud Skiing)
A traditional sport activity done by Lekok fishermen is held every year after the seventh day of Idul Fitri or widely known as Hari Raya Ketupat.
Location : Lekok Sub – District. Pasuruan

August
Bull Race
It is a Madurese traditional and photogenic art that was developed and preserved by the people of Wonorejo, Pasuruan. Performed every 17th August on the ground of Wonorejo, the race is to enliven the Indonesian Independence Day.
Location : Pasuruan

August
Okol Arm Wrestling Festival
Okol is traditional arm wrestling held by Setro village community located about + 20 km from Gresik city. This event aims to welcome harvest season participated by village teenagers and shepherds.
Location : Setro village, Menganti Subdistrict, Gresik.

2 September – 19 October
Sapi Sono (Ornamental Cow Contest)
See July – September
Location : Pamekasan

8, 12, 15, 22 September, 20 October (Grand Final)
Bull Race
Bull race originally comes from Madura and becomes a folk festival from time to time. It is usually held  after the harvest season to express gratefulness of good harvest. Bull race for Madurese becomes a pride which cannot be separated from their culture, particularly for the owner. It is annually held to win the trophy of President of Republic of Indonesia. The grand final will be the summit competition usually called as “Gubeng Bull Race”. The race itself consists of a couple of bulls contested for their speed controlled by a jockey known as Tukang Tongkok sitting on the beam of bracket called “Kaleles”. Before
entering the race arena, the two bulls are equipped with Kaleles and Panggonong tied up
between those two bulls and even equipped with cloths like a couple of bride and bridegroom, accompanied with seronen music, and traditional musical instrument like gamelan.
Location : Waru Sub-distrcit, Pengantenan Subdistrict, Galis Sub-district, Pamekasan Subdistrict, R. Soenarto stadium Pamekasan, Bangkalan, Sumenep, Sampang.

18 October
Tourism Award Night
Tourism award is held by the Government of East Java Province to accelerate the
tourism development in the regencies and cities. It is one of the efforts to stimulate the local government to build up tourism infranstructure, accesibility, Amenities and conserve the local wisdom.
Location : Surabaya

19 October
One Night in Madura
One night in Madura features traditional arts from 4 regencies in Madura Island. Visitors can also see handicraft and traditional food exhibition. This event aims to promote
potential products of Madura and to support local economic empowerment process as well as to develop investment particularly in tourism sector. It is held in October (one day before the Grand Final of Bull Race).
Location : Pamekasan City Town Square.

30 October – 4 November
Grebeg Suro Celebration and National Reyog Festival
•To welcome or to commemorate 1 Muharram 1434 H (Moslem New Year)
• National Reyog Festival XX
Location : Ponorogo

October
BEC (Banyuwangi Ethno Carnival)
A special attraction of carnival with the theme of ethnic by using Traditional Contemporary Banyuwangi costumes. It is one of the alternatives to empower art and culture that have grown and developed in the community and performed in a very
spectacular parade.
Location : Banyuwangi

Fashion on the River
It is one of the activities to increase the number of visitors to Pasuruan. Kejayan Fashion on the River is unique and different. The fashion features a variety of creative world designs and paraded it by using bamboo raft on the river. Location : Pasuruan

October
The Anniversary of East Java Province
To celebrate the anniversary of East Java Province, the Government stages art and cultural performances in Grahadi Mansion. This event aims to commemorate the historical event in the past,keep alive the culture and develop tourism, and exhibit the main products.
Location : Grahadi Mansion and Grand City Convex, Surabaya

October – November
Waranggana Graduation
Waraggana (singers) Graduation has a purpose to lift up the prestige of Tayub dancers. It has been held since 1987, on Friday Pahing, Bulan Besar (Javanese calendar) located in Tanjung Anom sub district, Nganjuk Regency. This event is to inaugurate the Waranggana who have graduated from Ulah Bekso and Ulah Suara, having capability of dancing and singing at least 10 types. The ceremony uses Javanese traditional language and Javanese traditional costumes. They use various kinds of the ceremony ornaments such as big jar, flower, stoles, incense, Javanese percussion etc. Having graduated and having license, the Warangganas are eligible to participate in Langen Tayub shows.
Location : Langen Tayub Anjuk Ladang Hermitage, Sambirejo village Tanjunganom Sub district, Ngajuk Regency

15 November – 26 December
Anniversary of Mojokerto Regency
The annual activity to commemorate Month of Suro (Javanese calendar) and the anniversary of Mojopahit kingdom by arranging the events:
• Jaranan dance and Bull festivals
• Traditional dance
• Purify the water spring
• Carnival of Majapahit soldier
• Culinary exhibition
• Products Exhibition
• Mocopat (Javaness Song) festival
• Mass circumcision
• Grand reception followed by Puppet show performance
Location : Mojokerto Regency

November
Kelud Festival
An activity in order to promote tourism, arts and cultural appreciation of Kediri Regency by organizing the events such as:
• Ritual offerings ceremony
• Art performance
• Superior Products Exhibition for small and medium businesses
• Various competitions
Location : Kediri

November
Sedudo Bathing Ceremony
Siraman Sedudo, bathing at Sedudo waterfall, has been annually held since the Majapahit era and also known as Prana Prathista ceremony. The village figures decide the exact date of the ceremony every Suro month, the Javanese calendar. The ceremony is enlivened with cultural performances by 6 sacred virgin dancers with long hair. It is participated bythe regent, people’s representatives and people figures bringing incense and flowers to be showed on Sedudo waterfall’s lake. It is believed that those taking a bath in Sedudo especially in Suro month can get a blessing, safety, power and keep young.
Location : Sedudo Waterfall Nganjuk Regency

1 December
Mojokerto Art Festival
Mojokerto Art Festival is held by the Mojokerto artists which combine between traditional and modern art featuring, dance, live music, and art decorations, to improve the artist creativity.
Location : Mojokerto

15 December
Anniversary of Lumajang
This procession is an event to celebrate Lumajang anniversary. This event is based on background history of the royal coronation of Naraya Kirana as the king of Lumajang by Wisnuwardhana (King Singosari IV) in the year 1255 AD. This activity is also enlivened with the carnival culture and performances by local artists.
Location : Lumajang

The 71st Commemoration of De Ruyter on Java Sea, 27 February 2013

The 2013 Commemoration of battle on Java Sea was the second commemoration  on the exact coordinate where De Ruyter  was sunk. On 2012 it was held on Express Bahari 1C, but on February 27th this year, it was undertaken on Anugrah 01.

De Ruyter 2013Anugrah 01 led by Capt Yunus departed at 18.00 on February 26 from Tanjung Perak Port Surabaya, and reached the sea location, 06 º00′ SW/112º EL, at 08.30 and the ceremony started at 09.00 to 09.45 am on February 27th 2013.  The ceremony was led by Mr. Intrias Herlistiarto and opened by speech from the group leader and also the chairman of Vereniging van Overlevenden & Nabestaanden (V.O.N), Mr. Joop Nahuijsen. Each participant of the ceremony gave speech. One of the speech was spoken by Mr.Nanang Purwono from JTV. He stated that he was impressed by the ceremony as it could bring friendship among nations, especially between Indonesia and The Netherlands, and he added that the Mr Joop Nahuijsen’s persistent attitute and respect to heroes and his father, Antonie Nahuijsen who was a Navy-telegraphist of De Ruyter,  should be a good example for young generations.

On 27 February 1942, the Allies and The Japanese were involved in a battle. The Dutch Indies suffered great lost as its three ships : De Ruyter, Kortenaer dan De Java,  sunk by The Japanese attack. Some hundreds of Dutch and Allies sailors died in this battle.

Mr Joop Nahuijsen  stated that V.O.N foundation was planning to build a monument for the Java Sea Battle on Bawean Island, the closest island to the sea location where De Ruyter sunk. He hoped that the monument could be used as commemoration place for The Java Sea Battle if the ceremony on sea location could not be held due to unfriendly weather.

Exclusive Photos of The Commemoration

 

Mr Yunus, The Captain of  Anugrah 01

The Coordinate of Sea Location

De Ruyter 2012