East Java On July 2012

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The East Java’s Calendar of Events 2012 are contains the schedule of some traditional ceremonies, traditions, festivals and performances which held in the cities and the regencies in East Java. It is designed to promote and to publicize the tourism agenda in the whole area in East Java.

It is important to inform that the local communities usually determine the schedules of the ceremonial events by using the calendars of Javanese, Moslem, and Hindu Tenggerese. Therefore, to assure the exact date of the events, it is advisable to confirm the local Government Tourist Offices.

We hope the East Java’s Calendar of Events 2012 will be helpful and useful for visitors and travelers.

JULY 1 TO 15
PIODALAN PURA MANDARAGIRI SEMERU AGUNG
It is a ritual ceremony for Mandaragiri Sumeru Agung temple anniversary. In this ceremony, there will be arts performances of Java and Bali, which visited by tourists from Bali and other parts.
Location: Senduro village, Lumajang

JULY 5
BELIMBING TRADITIONAL CEREMONY
Blimbing traditional ceremony is always held in date 15 on Sya’ban month, which is goes to July 5 2012. This ceremony is like thanksgiving ceremonial to God, for bless and abundant life in Blimbing Village. Moreover, the people is also asking for safety and prosperious life. During the ceremony, there is Singo Ulung that become the main icon from this event. Singo Ulung is such a lion fitur that lift up by some men.
Location: Blimbing Village, Klabang sub-district, Bondowoso

JULY 16
THE ELECTION OF KAKANG MBAKYU TOURISM AMBASSADOR OF MADIUN
This activity is undertaken as a form of Madiun Municipal Government efforts to improve the sense of caring towards the development of tourism among the younger generation.
Location: Aula Wisma Haji Madiun Municipal Government

JULY 24
JEMBER FASHION CARNIVAL
Is an international carnival with world’s longest catwalk couture fashion for about 3.6 km. It designed, worked and exhibited by Indonesian youth generation. In this carnival, the fashion materials are using the recyclable material.
Location: Jember Square

JULY 27
MANUSUK SIMA
This ceremony is performed each year in commemoration of Kediri anniversary.
Location: Tirtoyoso Kwak Recreation Park, Jl. A. Yani, Kediri

JULY
PARAGLIDING FESTIVAL
Batu city is having bunch of magnificent things to be explored. Not only the sceneries but also the adrenalin sport. Those who like outdoor activities, there will be paragliding festival in every year.
After landing from paragliding, the participants can enjoy the beautiful of Songgoriti tourism object. This area is always become the paragliding events, start from regional, national to international.
Location: Banyak Mountain, Batu City.

JULY
SAPI SONO CONTEST
Sapi Sono is a contest before Karapan Sapi. The cows that participate in Karapan Sapi will be parade and dressed up over the visitors before racing.
Location: Sampang, Madura

ART EXHIBITION
In this exhibition, there are selected works of Sculpture, Painting, Graphic / Comic, to improve the quality and productivity of the artists / art communities in East Java.
Location: Cultural Park Building, Gentengkali Surabaya

KARAPAN SAPI ON REGENCY LEVEL
At this level, the bull race is running faster to be the winner and chosen to be the candidate for President Trophy.
Location: Sampang, Madura

THE ELECTION OF GUS AND YUK TOURISM AMBASSADOR MOJOKERTO
This election of Gus and Yuk tourism ambasador of Mojokerto, is having purpose to be the representative of tourism ambassador.
Location: Jl. Gajah Mada No.. 147 Mojokerto

DHOHO STREET FESTIVAL
It is an exhibition and numbers of game competition, that located along Jalan Doho.
Location: Jl. Doho, Kediri.

CROSS-CULTURAL FESTIVAL
This cross-cultural festival is a festival of art and cultural exchange between Surabaya and some other country like Korea, Kochi Japan, Malaysia and more. By this festival, hopefully the Indonesian art and culture will be more famous abroud.
Location: Surabaya

BULL RACE
Karapan Sapi or Bull racing is a traditional art contest from Madura. There are pairs of cow with single jockey to control the running of the cows. The event of Karapan sapi is conducted in the framework of celebration for a bountiful harvest and as an elite moment for those who want to raise the status among society.
Location: City of Surabaya (Ken Park)

REMO FESTIVAL AND YOSAKOI
Remo is a traditional art dance from Java, and it usually been performed during the traditional performance of Ludruk, and beyond that, it usually performed as an opening to welcome the guests dance.
Location: Bungkul Park, Surabaya

JULY
G WALK FESTIVAL
This event is a cultural arts activities which held by the organizers of G Walk culinary at Citraland.
Location: Surabaya

DECORATIVE KITE FESTIVAL
At this festival, there will be numbers of decorative kites in many types and sizes.
Location: Ken Park, Surabaya

KWAN SING TEE KOEN ANNIVERSARY
This celebration held in order to commemorate the birth of Kongco god, or kwan sing tee koen god, at Kwan Sing Bio Temple, Tuban. There are various events and rituals include:
– Prayer together
– Carnival deities and worshiped around the city that followed by parades and barong sai
Location: Tuban

THE ELECTION OF GUS AND YUK TOURISM AMBASSADOR MOJOKERTO
This election of Gus and Yuk tourism ambasador of Mojokerto, is having purpose to be the representative of tourism ambassador.
Location: Jl. Gajah Mada No.. 147 Mojokerto

NIGHT 25 (SELAWE) RAMADAN IN SUNAN GIRI
This moment is always held at Lailatul Qadar eve, precisely at 24th night in Ramadhan. The gathering is being held in mosque, at the tomb of Sunan Giri. The activities include of reading Koran, bazar and more.
Location: Along Sunan Giri Street, Gresik Regency

NIGHT MARKET
At this night market festival, there will be variety of traditional foods and snacks that are served by corporate Hotels for guests and visitors.
Location: Majapahit Garden – Hotel Bumi Surabaya
Time: Every day 18:00 to 22:00 pm

SURABAYA HERITAGE TRACK
The visitors who come and join to explore Surabaya, can start the journey from House of Sampoerna and use particular bus and get around to every corner of Surabaya.
Location: Location: hosue of Sampoerna Surabaya
Time: Tuesday – Thursday (10:00 to 16:30 pm) Friday – Sunday (09:00 to 17:00 pm)

REOG PERFORMANCE
Reog is a traditional art show from Ponorogo.
Location: Youth City Hall, Surabaya
Time: Every Sunday (9:00 to 10:00 pm)

SPARKLING SURABAYA DANCE
This festival is such a modern dance creation that based on Surabaya Sparkling Theme. The participants are coming from Surabaya teenagers who love to dance.
Location: Surabaya Plaza Hotel in Surabaya
Time: Every Sunday 9:30 to 10:00 a.m. pm

THE ELECTION OF JOKO-RORO TOURISM AMBASADOR
This election is having purpose to choose the representative of Malang tourism and promote the potential tourism in Malang and surrounding.
Location: Malang Regency

KASEMBON RAFTING
This activity is a combination of sport and recreational activity. For those who love outdoor activity can join Kasembon Rafting and experience the stream flow over 12 km.
Location: Kasembon District, Malang Regency.

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