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    Legend of Lipan Lake

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    Maestro Palace the Museum of Affandi

    Maestro Palace the Museum of Affandi Maestro Palace the Museum of Affandi       Talking about everything related to Yogyakarta will be never ending of topic, whether it is about recreation, education, culture, art or others. And talking about art, Yogyakarta never stops bearing artists to animate the domains of art and culture in Indonesia. Frequently, many of the artists are well-known to the foreign countries because of their admirable artworks. One of the most celebrated painting artists that Indonesia has ever had is Affandi. (Also read : Improve Knowledge In Taman Pintar Yogyakarta)       Affandi was a legend artist who was in abstract paintings. Historically, Affandi…

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    Abunawas and the Ordered Letter

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    Mysterious Illness King Harun Al-Rasyid

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    Flatus of Abu Nawas

    Flatus of Abu Nawas Flatus of Abu Nawas         Once upon a time there was a poor man lived in the village of Persia. His name was Abu Nawas. Although he was poor but he was very kind and smart. Because of his smartness, the king Harun Al Rasyid liked him, however, he used to call him to the castle because he wanted to trap Abu Nawas with his curious questions. (also read : Abunawas and the Gate guardian)         One day, the king ordered his soldiers to go to Abu Nawas’ house to ask him come to his palace. When Abu Nawas arrived, the…

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    Impossible the Sun in Pail

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    The Golden Butterfly

     The Golden Butterfly. Once upon a time there was a beautiful young princess. Her name was Kembang Melati. She lived with her old physician and many serving-women in a palace on the bank of a great river.  Meanwhile, on the other bank of the river, there lived a monarch of the rains, whose name was Raja Banjir. He  lived in his rainbow-colored palace on the other bank of the river. He could cause floods to appear at his will, and his tears made brooks and rivers swell. From his windows he could see the little princess weaving her bridal dress, and he could hear her singing…

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    The Legend of Roro Mendut

     The Legend of Roro Mendut. Long time ago, on the northern coast of Java, exactly on the coast of pati, Central Java, there was a fishermen village. The village’s name was Teluk Cikal. This village was part of Pati Regency reigned by Adipati Pragolo II. Pati was one of regions conquered by Mataram Sultanate reigned by Sultan Agung.        In Teluk Cikal village, there was a beautiful girl named Roro Mendut. She was very beautiful. And she could straight forward rejected boys or men proposing her, as she had young man whom she loved, Pranacitra, the son of Nyai Singabarong, a rich trader.    …

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    Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom

    Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom Cloud above Majapahit Kingdom        In the 13th century, Majapahit kingdom was at its peak. This kingdom was ruled by Prabu Hayam Wuruk. He was young, intelligent, and brave. He had a smart prime minister whose name was Gajah Mada. The palace of Majapahit was very big. It was very luxurious. Inside of the palace there was a special building called ‘Gedong Pusaka’. It was a house or more precisely a luxurious warehouse to store all the treasure of the kingdom. There were jewelries, gold crown, earrings, gold coins, gold Kris and many other luxurious things. That’s why the building was heavily guarded. There…