May 1-31, 1999
Pilgrimage to Sendang Jatiningsih and Sendang Riningsih, Sleman, Catholic Religious pilgrimage
Pilgrimage to Sendangsono (30 Km, North west of Yogya). The holy month to honor Mother Maria. A lot of Catholic pilgrims, local and from abroad walk along 3,5 Km from Banjaroya to the church of Promasan
The above pilgrimage is conducted during the months of May & October.
May 1, 1999
Sea offering by Hondodento foundation, Parangtritis beach, 07.00 – 10.30 p.m.
May 4,6,11,13,18,20,25,27, 1999
Ramayana Traditional Dance Theatre, open stage, Prambanan, each performance presenting the concised full story.
May 5, 1999
Javanese Song festival, Parangkusumo, Parang Tritis beach 06.00 – 09.00 p.m. by Prof. DR. Wisnoe Wardhana
May 8, 1999
Wayang Kulit-Leather Puppet Performance, At Sasono Hinggil Dwi Abad (Southern Square) 09.00 p.m. – 05.00 a.m.
May 20, 1999
Saparan Ceremony in Wonolelo village, Ngemplak, Sleman. Heirlooms procession, of Ki Ageng Wonolelo, art performance and fair. At 07.30 p.m.
May 27, 1999
Anniversary of Gunung Kidul Regency, South of Yogya
May 28-31, 1999
Ramayana Traditional Dance Theatre, Open theatre, Prambanan Temple. Evening: 7.30 – 9.30 p.m. Dance, presenting four different episodes of Ramayana epics.
May 28, 1999
- 1.The abduction of Shinta
- 2.The mission of Anoman
- 3.The death of Kumbakarna
- 4.Shinta's trial of purity.
Saparan Ceremony in Gamping (5 Km west of Yogya). Held in Ambarketawang village by the villagers (in the old days they were limestones diggers), as a token of gratitude for their welfare granted to them by the Holy God. Slaughter of bride dolls (Bekakak).
May 30, 1999
Waicak Ceremony, Starting at Buddhist Mendut Temple to Borobudur (35 Km north west of Yogya). It is a marvelous and holy procession.