ENTERTAINMENT
YOGYAKARTA
JAVA, INDONESIA

Area Code 0274, $1=Rp8000, Jun 11, 99

 

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There are many opportunities to see excellent cultural performances in Yogyakarta. Schedules change, check with tourist office.

CULTURAL PERFORMANCES
AT THE KRATON(
Sultan Palace)
Various cultural performance rehearsals are held at the Kraton Free entry. free(only entrance of the place,Rp2,000)
Yogyanese Classical Dance: Su 10:30-12:00
Javanese gamelan music: M,W 10:30-12:00

! Warning

- No performances are held at Kraton during Ramadan.


CULTURAL PERFORMANCES AT OTHER LOCATIONS

Wayang kulit : leather puppet shadow play

Sono Budoyo (Museum of Archeology): Jl Trikora, 20-22:00 Rp8,000?
Sasana Hinggil: S. Place Square 2 nd Sa of the month 21:00-05:30 free(only entrance of the place)


Wayang Golek: Wooden puppet play
Nitour : Jl KHA Dahlan 71, M-Sa11:00-13:00


Wayang Orang : Ramayana Dance
Open-air performance: Prambanan Temple, Rp7,500-35,000
Held twice a month on nights of the full moon! May to Oct 19:00-21:00.
Trimurti Covered Theater: Prambanan Temple
Tu-Th19:30-21:30
Rp15,000-20,000
Transport
Rp10,000, can book at tourist office or travel agencies.
Dalem Pujokusuman: Jl Katamso, M,W,F20:00-22:00 Rp10,000
Purawisata Open-air Theater: Jl Brigjen Katamso 20:00-22:00 Rp50,000 (inc. transport) Very popular. Professional performance, brief explanation in English.Gazebo Restaurant serves a buffet before the performance. Rp12,000.

Ketopak, Traditional Javanese Drama
RRI Nusantara auditorium: Jl Gejayan. Held 1st Sa of the month 8:00-12:00.


CINEMA
Empire 21 Jl Urip Sumoharjo
Regent Jl Urip Sumoharjo
Indra Jl Jend A Yani 13Acheapest Rp5000?


BATIK LEARNING COURSE
Affandi Art Gallery: Jl Adisucipto 167(Bus #8), 9:00-16:00
Batik lessons Lucy Batik :Jl Sosrowijayan I,1 day - Rp35,000
Gapura Batik Art :Jl Taman Kraton KP 3/177, 3-5 day course
Via Via (Kelik Art Shop): Jl Prawirotaman 24b, 1 day- Rp30,000

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