Kirab Kyai Bendhe, Nasi Tedun, and Endog Wewe   Kirab Bendhe is a tradition of the village that is held once a year in the Wage Thursday in Rajab. Bendhe itself was a musical instrument hit, a kind of small gong. Before being shown in a procession, bendhe “dijamas” or cleaned with water from nine […]

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Soko Wali Mosque   This Mosque is one of the religious tourism destinations in Nongkosawit village after being designated as a tourist village. The building is not maintained and is not enabled for worship. It is said that this Mosque was founded by Sheikh Hasan Munadi. The Mosque was considered evidence of the first entrance […]

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  Hasan Munadi Nisbat Kampung   According to the story, the history of Nongkosawit village is not separated from the feud between Ki Ajar Buntit and Bambang Kertonadi, aka Sheikh Hasan Munadi, who is believed as Wali or Syiar in that village about 500 years ago. The regime succession from Majapahit to Demak in line […]

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Randusari — The Village of Santri   Randusari is one of the villages located in Nongkosawit, Gunungpati, Semarang. Randusari is administratively located in RW 2 which is divided into 6 RT. Randusari is one of the areas in Nongkosawit which is famous for its natural tourism, such as waterfalls, forests, species of long-tailed apes, and […]

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About Nongkosawit   Entering the second period, Penta KLabs took place in Randusari Village, at Nongkosawit, Gunungpati, Semarang. The reason is certainly very much different from Kemijen which in the year of 2016 became the first Penta KLabs event. It was a downstream and coastal area, meanwhile the city of Nongkosawit is on the upstream […]

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Nongkosawit as Tourism Village   Based on the data from the tourism office of Semarang, the tourist village is a rural area that has some special characteristics to become a tourist destination. In this area, the population still has a relatively genuine tradition and culture. In addition, some supporting factors such as specialty foods, agricultural […]

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Contemporary Art, Ecosystem of Ideas, and Suburban Contexts How is the contemporary art of Indonesia as an idea being accepted, adapted, and practiced in the context of cities that have been considered insignificant in the cultural field and discourse? At least in the timeline of Indonesian art history compiled by Enin Supriyanto in the Europhalia, [...]
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