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Yogyakarta Chinese Culture Week

Pekan Budaya Tionghoa Yogyakarta (PBTY) is an annual festival of Chinese culture organized a full week and centered in Chinatown Ketandan village, Yogyakarta, to mark the Lunar New Year and Cap Go Meh. A very lively festival presents a variety of oriental and archipelago culture.

Yogyakarta Chinese Culture Week held for seven days in Yogyakarta present a variety of oriental art and culture parade and the archipelago. The festival is part of a series commemorating the Chinese New Year and Cap Go Meh from various charms of art by the entire community.

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Opening the festival is the culture carnival along Malioboro to the North Square of Yogyakarta featuring Jogja Dragon Festival, Barongsay, Shio dance, Getruk Colossal Dancing, Drumband, Giant Dragon Batik, Dragon LED, Dragon Transparant and is attended by hundreds of participants that displays costumes from cultures around Archipelago.

During the week, PBTY featuring a variety of events on the main stage and along Jalan Ketandan Yogyakarta include stand Nusantara culinary or traditional cuisine, art performances on the main stage Kampung Ketandan, and musical entertainment stage behind the Hotel Melia Purosani.

Various events such as Hanyu Qiao competition 2017, Mandarin language competition, Mandarin Karaoke competition, Dance Group competition, Election Koko Cici Yogyakarta 2017, Naga and Barongsay every day, Wayang Potehi, exhibition at the House of Culture Ketandan, Batik Peranakan Workshop and Batik Demo works together the Society of Indonesian Batik Lovers Sekarjagad.

Kampung Ketandan is the Chinatown area of Yogyakarta city in the southeast of the intersection between Malioboro street, Margo Mulyo street, Pajeksan street and Suryatmajan street. The existence of Kampung Ketandan come from the figure Tan Jin Sing is the Chinese captain born in Kedu who settled in Yogyakarta in 1803-1813.

On 18 September 1813, Tan Jin Sing Nayoko regent appointed by the King of Yogyakarta, Sri Ssultan Hamengkubuwono III and earned Kanjeng Raden Tumenggung (KRT) Secadiningrat. Tan Jin Sing then married to a relative of the palace of Yogyakarta.

Tan Jin Sing is one of three Chinese descent in the neighborhood of Yogyakarta Palace is Secadiningrat breed, while two other are Honggodrono breed and Kartodirjo breeds. KRT Secadiningrat died on 10 May 1831. Regent Nayoko and Chinese Kapitan was replaced by his son, Raden Dadang, the title Raden Temenggung Secadiningrat II.

Location: Based in Kampung Ketandan and held throughout Yogyakarta city.

Activity: Explore archeology, architecture and culture. Watching variety of cultural performances and culinary feast. Hunting photography and videography, and others.

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Complementary facilities: Car parking, restaurants and hotels.

Reach Access: 0 km from Yogyakarta city.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Yogyakarta city.

Official site:

Contact: Sekretariat Jogja Chinese Art and Culture Center
Gedung Bhakti Loka
Jl Poncowinatan No 20, Yogyakarta.
Phone : +6285878922226 and +6282136678899
Email : [email protected]

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