Yogyakarta Palace is close to the arts and culture. There are some art performances shown in Yogyakarta Palace. The traditional and cultural performances are shown every day in Yogyakarta Palace. You can pay an entrance ticket if you want to see it. It can be the recommended things to do in Jogja.
Karawitan performance is conducted every Monday and Tuesday started at 10.00 a.m. and end at 12.00 p.m. Karawitan is from a word of rawit meaning gentle so that it can be concluded that this performance is a show playing musical instruments gently. In addition, to play musical instruments, there are some Javanese singers singing a song in this performance. The ideal values of Javanese music are very real and patent so that you can see the uniqueness of Javanese music. If you want to enjoy this
Watching Wayang Golek can be one of the things to do in Jogja. It is special for Javanese wayang golek. There are many types of Wayang Golek in Java and it has its special shapes. The plot story of this performance is usually about a past story like Ramayana. It is very great if you watch this performance close to the white background in order to see its characters.
Classical Jogja Dance Performance
This performance is very interesting to enjoy closer in order to see dancers clearly. The classical Jogja dance was called Mataraman Dance. The figure popularizing this dance is Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono I. The performed dance is usually communal dance so that the dancers dance harmoniously with the music background. This performance is usually performed on Thursday at 10.00 a.m to 12.00 a.m.
Another art performance in Yogyakarta Palace is routinely conducted every Friday at 10.00 a.m to 12.00 a.m. Macapatan is a singing activity with the gamelan music. The lyrics are coming in a holy book. However, it sometimes takes the end of gamelan lyrics to play. If you enjoy this performance, you can come to Yogyakarta Palace to see it.
This performance is the end of the art performance in Yogyakarta Palace for a week. It is conducted at Sunday started at 10.00 a.m to 12.00 a.m. It usually involves many players because it acts and plays music. Action per action in this performance is not included in the voice of the players but it dances smoothly. A synchronization of body movements and music background are very beautiful. You can see a performance by taking a front area so that it looks clear. Those are some things to do in Jogja.