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Candi Prambanan

Candi Prambanan

Prambanan is the masterpiece of Hindu culture of the 10th century relics of Hindus who are still standing tall and is the highest temple in the world. 47 meters tall (5 meters higher than Borobudur temple), create incomparable architectural beauty. Prambanan temple is located in the environment Park of Prambanan, approximately 17 km to the east of Yogyakarta, precisely in the village of Prambanan...

Candi Prambanan

Candi Prambanan

Candi Prambanan or Candi Rara Jonggrang is a Hindu temple located on the boundary between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces, Indonesia. It is dedicated to the Trimurti, the Creator (Brahma), the Preserver (Vishnu) and the Destroyer (Shiva). The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is also the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia, and one of the biggest in Southeast Asia.

Warak Ngendok

Warak Ngendok

Warak Ngendok is a toy or a show which is always associated with Dugderan festival. Warak Ngendok is children toy in a form of animal. The head is derived from Chinese ethnic symbolize by dragon head, the body is derived from Arabian symbolize by the body of buraq, while the legs is derived from Javanese symbolize by goat’s legs.

Dugderan

Dugderan

Dugderan festival is to marked the beginning of fasting in Ramadan. It is held in the city of Semarang. It started in colonial times and is concentrated in the area of Simpang Lima. The celebration was opened by the Mayor of the city and attended by a number of fireworks. The name of dugderan is derived from the onomatopoeia of the burst sound of the fireworks. There is one show t...

Semarangan Dance

Semarangan Dance

Semarangan dance is a typical dance of Semarang that usually danced by female pairs. The dance has three varieties of raw motion, namely ngondhek, ngeyek, and genjot which three are centered on the hip movement. Hand movement (lambeyan) that accompanies the third range of motion is a movement that originate in the wrist with movement limited media navel to the eye.