This is a pre-announcement of our greatest bonsai event to be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the first bonsai biennial ever done….
We are organizing a colossal bonsai event called “International Bonsai Art & Culture Biennale” ( Theme : When Art and Culture Meet Through Bonsai ) in Yogyakarta, an old historical/ cultural city in Central Java of Indonesia, renowned as the centre of classical Javanese fine art and culture .
The exhibition venue will be in an old historical Dutch fortress, the “Vrederburg Fortress Museum” and the “International Culture Night” will be hosted by our Yogya Sultan in the “Keraton Palace“. All are within walking distance to the city center, Pasar Turi traditional market, Malioboro night market etc. After the opening ceremony, all guests will join the “andong” horse-carriage and “becak” city parade to enjoy the unique bonsai display along the city boulevard.
There will be “Sultan Trophy” for the best bonsai… uncounted art & cultural activities during the event e.g. demo of batik drawing, silver jewelries, ceramic making, painting, sculpturing, traditional music (gamelan) & dance, wayang (puppet) show; touring to such as Borobudur Temple, Merapi Volcano, Taman Sari Water Palace, Kasongan traditional crafts center, caving advanture ; or we can also organize special tour to Bromo Mt, Bali Island or other specific trips…etc…
We will also organize a picnic-trip where all guests will participate in the “Friendship Trees-Planting Picnic” as part of our green campaign activity. We are also planning to all guests to participate in the process of making “The World Largest Pot” for the museum record; last but not least, all international delegates will be requested to participate to perform their unique culture in the “International Culture Night” with their traditional costums, ofcourse …and more…
It will be from 18 – 21 October 2014, in integration with the celebration of 258-th birthday of Yogyakarta City. Please jot down and reserve your schedule, bring your family and experience the great fun.
We will come back to you with more details when our website is ready.