- Jamasan Kyai
Kyai Upas is name of Tulungagung regency and hereditarily declared as a symbol for highness. This heirloom has annually sacred bathed at Jum'at Legi day (special Friday in Javanese) in Suro (Muharam) month (special month in Javanese). This ceremony is started with pageant from the Regent Pendopo (hall) to Pendopo Kanjengan. When the pageants have arrived in Kanjengan, they are great with Gamelan Monggang. Jamasan ceremony is performed with certain procession and multifariously offerings. After Jamasan is held, it followed with another performance, such as; Javanese song of Mocopat, Leather Puppet, and the other traditional culture.
- Suro Wekasan
Suro Wekasan is "Sacred Activity" ceremony that executed by Wajak public is sacred activity through Dadi temple to pray for their safety, environment safety, until nation and country safety. The special thing of this ceremony is be done by various religion follower of Wajak society (Islam, Christian, Buddha) and they pray base on their religion in Dadi Temple complex. This ceremony is done every the end of month Suro (Muharam).
- Temanten Kucing
This ceremony is executed in Cuban Rondo waterfall that believed able to launch wellspring stream in Cuban Rondo and for irrigation of Pelem society and around it. This procession is done by two cats as the subject (Tirta Gitasari and Joko Wono) married with as a human marriage. Mbah Sangkrah is the first man who executes this ritual and continued by Mbah Sutomeja till now on.
- Labuh Sembonyo
Labuh sembonyo is believed (by public around) as the place of "Asok Glondhong Pengareng-areng" to ‘Ratu Kidul’, the queen of south sea. Labuh Sembonyo is carried out every month Suro (one of Javanese month), second week in Popoh beach.
Ulur-ulur is traditional ceremony that carried out in Buret Lake annually at Jum'at Legi (special Friday in Javanese) month of Suro. The main activity is bath goddess Sri Sedono statue and sow flower in Buret Lake, Jigang Joyo cemetery. A myth tell that Jigang Joyo is a pioneer figure in exploiting water from the lake for agriculture facility in Sawo village, Gedangan village, Ngentrong village and Gamping village. At the ceremony, there is "Nglampet" activity that is blocking the lake water, which is executed together for irrigation. This culture is still sticking in Sawo resident and around it until today, they usually held ‘Gugur Gunung’ (mount fall) and ‘Bersih Desa’ (village cleanness) activity.
Baronggung Traditional Batik
Baronggung Batik Discussing Batik is never get enough. We can not just stand on Yogyakarta or Solo style, for almost area in Indonesia having their own pattern on Batik motives. In Tulungagung, East Java, is also has particular Batik cloth, which is known as Baronggung Batik. Tulungagung Batik is almost the same with typical of Solo and Yogyakarta Batik, which is taking Mataraman motifs, such as Sido Mukti, Rujak Sente, Kawung. What makes different in Tulungagung is coming from the color. Tulungagung Batik has develop the prominent coloring that is…
Sanggrahan Temple Sanggrahan temple or Kuncup temple ws a Buddhist worship temple, the location is in the Sanggrahan Village, Boyolangu District, Tulungagung, East Java. The temple is square and consists of buildings, body and roof. This temple was the relics of the Majapahit Kingdom, it was built around 1350, was once become a temple to keep the ashes of Majapahit King’s relatives. The temple complex is located on the settlements that is quite fertile, and consists of three buildings, each of which is no longer intact. In general, the temple…
Popoh Beach Popoh beach is the interesting tourism object in Tulungagung regency. In this tourism object, you can enjoy the beautiful of nature scenery, astonished with a thousand temples; enjoy the swimming pool, and fauna. This tourism object has managed by the region government of Tulungagung, together with Retjo Pentoeng Cigarettes Company. In this Popoh Beach is also equipped with lodges facility, fish market, marine tourism, and a few places for fishing. The communities around always held a traditional ceremony called ì Labuh Semboyoî by wash away sacrifice of two…
The Sight On Top Of Wonorejo Dam
Wonorejo Dam Wonorejo Dam is located in Wonorejo village, Pagerwojo district, Tulungagung regency, East Java province, Indonesia. It is about 12 km of the center of the city. With about 122 million meters cubic capacity, Wonorejo dam become one of biggest dam in Indonesia, even South-East Asian. Wonorejo dam is declared in 2001 by President of Indonesia , Megawati Soekarnoputri, after built almost 9 years since 1992. Wonorejo dam has function as the power of electricity and source of drink water in East Java province. This dam is also functioned…