Jakarta Post

Please Update your browser

Your browser is out of date, and may not be compatible with our website. A list of the most popular web browsers can be found below.
Just click on the icons to get to the download page.

Jakarta Post
press enter to search

Kapundhan Udan is a bless

  • A villager makes torches from bamboo for the Kapundhan Udan festival. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A villager makes torches from bamboo for the Kapundhan Udan festival. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  •  Earthenware jugs are stored in a field symbolizing the need of Bunder villagers to save water for the dry season. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Earthenware jugs are stored in a field symbolizing the need of Bunder villagers to save water for the dry season. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • The ngguyang sapi (bathing the cattle) ritual is a moment for villagers to meet and chat. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    The ngguyang sapi (bathing the cattle) ritual is a moment for villagers to meet and chat. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Cows are led across the field in Bunder village, Jatianom district, Klaten regency, Central Java. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Cows are led across the field in Bunder village, Jatianom district, Klaten regency, Central Java. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • A villager attaches a harness to his cow, to lead the animal to the pond for bathing. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A villager attaches a harness to his cow, to lead the animal to the pond for bathing. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Torches are lit in the evening to light the village during the Kapundhan Udan festival. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Torches are lit in the evening to light the village during the Kapundhan Udan festival. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Pramono shows off his fire-breathing skills during the festival. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Pramono shows off his fire-breathing skills during the festival. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • A boy watches the cultural performance with awe. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    A boy watches the cultural performance with awe. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • Mbah (grandma) Kadar dances at the cultural event. Despite her old age, she still dances well. In her daily life, Mbah Kadar sells tofu and tempeh at Surowono traditional market near the village. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    Mbah (grandma) Kadar dances at the cultural event. Despite her old age, she still dances well. In her daily life, Mbah Kadar sells tofu and tempeh at Surowono traditional market near the village. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

  • The main stage of the Kapundhan Udan festival, where villagers enjoy the performances. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

    The main stage of the Kapundhan Udan festival, where villagers enjoy the performances. JP/Magnus Hendratmo

Browse This Album: