Perang Pandan (Pandan Battle) War Dance, or locally known as “mekare-kare” or “megeret pandan”, at Tenganan village is a well-preserved traditional ritual dedicated to the god of War, Indra. This year, in 2018, Perang Pandan will be held on June 7-8 (tentative dates) in the villages of Tenganan.
Jatiluwih Rice Terraces in the heart of Tabanan Regency is the best example of Bali’s outstanding picturesque rice fields. UNESCO appointed this site as one of the World Heritages Sites.
Surakarta, or commonly called Solo, is one of the most famous batik central in Indonesia. Two famous Batik villages in Solo that having long history of Batik, Laweyan Batik Village and Kauman Batik Village offer you a lot to admire.
Andrea Hirata’s Museum of Words (Museum Kata) – Initiated and established by Andrea Hirata, a famous writer born and raised in Belitung, aimed to motivate people through words, by reading literature. Entering the museum, a flashback to the story of iconic movie “Laskar Pelangi” (The Rainbow Troop) and motivational quotes will enlighten its visitors.
Sade traditional village in Rembitan, Central Lombok, is positively the best place to get the vibe of Sasaknese, the indigenous community of Lombok island, West Nusa Tenggara. In fact, 700 Sasaknese residing in the village, all of them are strongly working together to keep the culture and tradition alive.
Ulen Sentalu – a Javanese art and culture museum houses hundreds artefact from royal houses and Kraton (Palace) of Mataram Kingdom’s descendance namely; Yogyakarta, Pakualaman, Surakarta, and Mangkunegaran. The collections illustrate the culture and life of Javanese, especially in the new Mataram kingdom period through a largely feminine standpoint.
Gereja Ayam / Chicken Church – a bizarre structure in the shape of a dove roosting on a forested hill overlooking Borobudur was used to be a creepy place. But now, it is one of popular tourist attraction near the Borobudur Temple in addition to Punthuk Setumbu / Setumbu Hill.
Ramayana Ballet / Sendratari Ramayana is the most spectacular performance in Yogyakarta that held in open theater of Prambanan temple area. Performed by more than 150 artists, this mythical world is illustrated through the combination of beautiful dance, drama and music that set for a centuries-old’s love story.
Jogja – Yogyakarta known for its endless attractions and appeal. Many say that single visit to Jogja is never enough. The list of things you can experience in Jogja may seem overwhelming, ranging from natural splendors, art, tradition, and heritages.