Loka Jala Crana Museum, The Witness Of The History

Navy Seal Museum Loka Jala Crana At early begin, Loka Jala Crana Museum was built on September 19 1969 by the name of Navy Museum, which is legalized by Mrs. R Mulyadi. According to its name, the navy museum was dedicated to the navy cadets as a history lesson to study for. As the time goes by, the museum change becomes TNI-AL Museum or Navy Museum on July 10, 1973. Finally, on the last changes this museum is already change to be Navy Loka Jala Crana Museum on October 6,…

The Majestic Of Singasari Temple – Malang

Singosari Temple Singosari temple, is also known as Kendedes temple, was founded in honor to the King Kertanegara, who was the last king of Singosari dynasty who died in 1292 AD. This temple was erected in 1300 AD at the same time when the ritual Sradha took place. In the vicinity of the temple there are two gigantic statue called Dwarapala, believed to be the entrance guards to the palace. This temple has saved the historical story that always remember by Malang public. However, Singosari temple is a symbol of…

The Legendary Goa Kapur in Bondowoso

Kapur Cave Kapur cave is located near to Blawan waterfall in Kalianyar village, Bondowoso. Goa Kapur or Kapur cave is approximately located around 175 Km from Belawan hot spring. At the cave, the local people believe there is a clear water poll that being used by Damarwulan to wash his face at that time. Damarwulan was a Javanese legendary hero that had mighty power to help the poor. www.eastjava.com

Seblang Ritual And Dance, Banyuwangi Traditional Ceremony

Seblang Ceremony Seblang is one of rituals in Osing societies, Banyuwangi regency. This ritual can be found in two villages, which is. Bakungan village and Olihsari village. Olihsari society will held this ceremony in a week after the Idul Fitri. While, Bakungan society will held the ceremony in a week after the Idul Adha. This ritual is having purpose to be the reinforcement from bad situations that might happened within the society. This kind of ritual can also be found in some area in Indonesia, like Sintren ritual in Cirebon,…

Remo Dance, The Originating East Java Traditional Dance

Remo Dance Remo dance is originating from Jombang regency, East Java. At early begin, this dance was used as an opening show before Ludruk show. In times, this dance is practically performed as a welcome dance in special occasion like state ceremonies and local arts festival. Remo dance is telling about the struggle of a prince in a battle. Hence, this dance is performed by a man, or today, it is performed by a woman who dressed up like a man. By that case, today, there is a type of…

The Animal Museum At Batu Secret Zoo

Batu Secret Zoo Batu Secret Zoo is an official site of Jawa Timur Park or Jatim Park 2 that located in Batu city, East Java. Batu Secret Zoo is a modern zoo, complete with the high architectural design and numbers of animals’ collection. This zoo can be accessed for about 30n minutes from Malang city or 90 minutes from Surabaya. Moreover, this location is also near to other recreational park, which is Batu Night Spectacular or BNS. By lying on 2 hectares land, there are three sections become the visitors’…

The Caping Dance

Caping Dance Caping Ngancak Dance Caping Ngancak dance is one of traditional dances in Lamongan regency. The dance is describes about farmers in their rice field showing the process from grow the rice until they get harvest. Like farmers, the dancers also wearing ‘Caping’, which is a special hat that only wore by farmer in Indonesia. This dance is performed by group of young females who wore village costumes in modern style and bring Caping as the main property. www.EastJava.com

Mask Puppet Show

Mask Puppet Mask puppet is other form of Puppet shows in East Java. Mask puppet is growing in Malang, Probolinggo, Situbondo and Sumenep. The show is like a human puppet, which the puppet played by the human players using mask. The story itself based on Mahabarata and Ramayana classic story, but in Topeng of Malang, there is also Panji’s story, a classic Javanese hero. More info www.eastjava.com

The History Of Singo Ulung Dance

Singo Ulung Dance Singo Ulung dance is a traditional art dance from Bondowoso that annually been performed at Bondowoso’s anniversary. This traditional dance was created by a respected man named Singo. Singo was name of a person who came from Blambangan. He was ran from Blambangan to save himself and stayed in Blimbing village, Klabang district Bondowoso. Singo Ulung and his wife Nyi Moena with Ki Jasiman, were helping and cooperating each other to create a prosperous life of society at Blimbing village. He cared about the rice field and…

Kesiman Temple

Kesiman Temple Kesiman Temple is located in Kesiman Tengah village, Pacet district, Mojokerto regency. In Kesiman temple there are only the foot and body part remain. This temple is looks out upon west direction. On its fourth body part, has crafted some relief in Javanese style, medallion, rectangle, and human shape. In medallion, there is animal relief; then in rectangle, there is entertainer. The up stair is located in southwest and southeast side. The under part of stair in southeast is getting broken. The north side wall of the entertainer…