Kirab Budaya, Festival Budaya Kotagede 2015 Yogyakarta
Jogjatoday – Thousands of people gathered on Lapangan Karang Yogyakarta to took apart on Kirab Budaya to celebrates Festival Budaya Kotagede (Kotagede Culture Festival) 2015. Kirab Budaya Starts from Lapangan Karang Kotagede and finished on Lapangan Singosaren Kotagede. This march consisting of 10 brigades and 5 OPKP (Traditions Concerns Organization) were striding while bring along symbols that represents Kotagede such as Gapura Padukarsa as a main gate of Kotagede, Cincin Mban Menjangan and Uluk replicates the presents of queen Kalinyamat, Degan imitating Wahyu Gagak Emprit, Beringin tree that planted by Sunan Kalijaga, Gilang Lipuro stone represents Danang Sutowijoyo’s sanctuary, Kris Kebo Dengen Ki Bocor describing Danang Sutowijoyo’s Power.
This march also represents every aspect of daily live on Kotagede and enacted Kotagede’s history opened by Ki Gede Pemanahan on Mentaok Forrest and closed by Mataram District be famous and visited mostly. This act was displayed on Jagalan plaza (square).
Erwito Wibowo as directing committee on Kirab Budaya said that Kirab Budaya is one of occasion that completed Festival Budaya Kotagede that firstly performed on 2012.
[Naskah: Norwind Winursito, Editor: Rizky Pradana/Jogjatoday]
Photo by Gilang Braja for jogjatoday.com