World Royal Heritage Festival in Jakarta

This is a unique event with a motorcade that do not normally, just imagine the participants who participated were the kings and sultans of 11 royal palace in the world and 165 sultanate of Indonesia.

The parade will begin on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at the National Monument at 15:00 pm with a particular route starting from Silang Monas Northeast.

The journey will be long enough towards Jalan Medan Merdeka Utara, crossing the State Palace, Jalan Medan Merdeka Barat, Jalan Medan Merdeka Selatan, crossing the City Hall and ends at Silang Monas Southeast.

An interesting idea of local government capital Jakarta, as a commitment to build a world -class cultural tourism city.

Quoting a newspaper in Jakarta, Warta Kota, Jakarta Governor, Jokowi said, "Jakarta must have brand. We want to hold different events, thus attracting foreign tourists."

If you are present there, here's a chance to see the king and sultan of the countries, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Norway, Sweden, Japan, Brunei, United Kingdom, Portugal, South Africa and Denmark.

They will be wearing oversized clothes paraded kingdom will use the 30 royal carriage in the cultural procession which will also be attended by the prince, queen, princess, penglisir, panembahan (the count) and the indigenous stakeholders.

The opening parade using the pataka (royal symbols), then there is gong or kentongan sounds which is the symbol of communication. Crowded mass soon welcome the presence of kings and sultans.

This festive event is guaranteed especially for tourists who want to enjoy the traditional art jaran kepang and jathilan, kris -making workshop, Boyong Kedhaton procession which is carried Pakubuwono II when moving palace of Kartosuro to Solo.

It's definitely nice to watch.

(Source Warta Kota, travelKompas /Images Djajusman Erlangga)


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