Sunday, February 20, 2011

Yogyakarta Chinese Culture Festive

A special annual event to celebrate the Chinese New Year at Yogyakarta was held on Feb 13 and run through Feb 17, 2011. This 6th Chinese Culture Festival was also enlivened by a variety of other activities as the previous, such an Indonesia’s Largest lion dance performances and also parade of Javanese Culture. There were 25 groups of participants who appear in this carnival include the participants from some friendly countries. A pair of fiberglass golden rabbit statue that marked the years of rabbit was also paraded. That 2,5metres high statue will be display along this year at Kilometer Zero of Yogyakarta City.

Region Ketandan, known as Yogyakarta’s pecinan , is the centre area during this festive. There was a night market where many chinese symbolic can be found not only a things but also they performed cultural art such as puppet show, culture object and of course a performance of the renowned dragon dance and lion dance.

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