Culture become an interesting challenge. There are many pictures and I had to choose some appropriate.
. Each brigade of soldier of Yogyakarta palace has an unique uniform with unique hat. These are some of them… More at A Word a “A Word a Week Challenge: Hats”
The military music of Yogyakarta palace soldiers divide into 3 parts: Garebek (Grebeg), Barangan and Pencaosan. Basically, the music are used as ceremonial music, “The Military Music of Yogyakarta Palace Soldiers”
The name Prawirotomo comes from the word Prawira that means brave / officers / soldiers and Tomo or utomo which means primary. The brigade of “Prajurit Prawirotomo : The Yogyakarta Palace Soldiers”
The name of Jokokaryo comes from the word Jogo that means to keep and Karyo which means task or job. So that, the existence “Prajurit Jogokaryo : The Yogyakarta Palace Soldiers”
Prajurit Patangpuluh originated of 40 soldiers who were known to have extraordinary courage and toughness, which were very reliable on the battlefield.
These soldiers were actually shipped from Macassar by the Dutch to reinforce Raden Mas Said (KGPAA Mangkunegoro I) at odds with Prince Mangkubumi (Sri “Prajurit Dhaeng : The Yogyakarta Palace Soldiers”
The name of Wirobrojo comes from the word Wiro that means brave and Brojo which means sharp. Philosophically, the name of Wirobrojo means a “Prajurit Wirobrojo: The Yogyakarta Palace Soldiers”
I’ve made a post about the soldiers of Yogyakarta palace entitled Prajurit Kraton Yogyakarta. From now on, I’m trying to make a profile of “Prajurit Ketanggung: The Yogyakarta Palace Soldiers”
Friday, October 26, 2012, the Muslims around the world will commemorate the Eid al-Adha. I am a Catholic and I don’t know anything about that. “About Grebeg And Gunungan”
Sebagai hasil dari Perjanjian Giyanti tahun 1755, maka berdirilah Kasultanan Ngayogyakarta Hadiningrat yang menguasai sebagian dari wilayah kerajaan Mataram. Untuk menjaga kedaulatan, maka Sri Sultan “Prajurit Kraton Yogyakarta”