Surakarta

What is Surakarta known for?


years career

''' (born in Sragen, 17 August 1926 - died in Solo (Surakarta), 22 July 1994, However, ''Forum (Forum (Indonesian magazine))'' magazine claimed at least Kho Ping Hoo


game abstract

in 1989. - '''Persis Solo''' Persis Surakarta Manahan Stadium - '''Surakarta''' is a little-known Indonesian abstract strategy (Abstract strategy game) game (Board game) for two players, named after the ancient city of Surakarta in central Java.


quot poor

Kere (Poorman's satay) : A cheap vegetarian satay made from grounded tempe (tempeh) from Solo (Surakarta) city, served in peanut sauce and pickles. The word "kere" in the Javanese language means "poor"; it originally was meant to provide the poor people of Java with the taste of satay at an affordable price, since meat was considered a luxury in the past. Today, sate kere also includes intestine, liver and beef satays mixed with tempe ones. * Krom Phrarajawangboworn

Koenigswald GHR von Koenigswald in 1936. Many more finds have subsequently been made at the Sangiran site, Sangiran Early Man Site - UNESCO World Heritage Centre although official reports remain critical of the site's "poor" presentation and interpretation. http: whc.unesco.org archive 2002 whc-02-conf202-17reve.pdf *'''Sumenep''' - Bendara Saud


local military

by rebel troops, led by Maj. Gen. Soedarsono. President Soekarno asked the local military commander in Surakarta, Lieutenant Colonel Soeharto (who later became President Soeharto often spelled Suharto ) to arrest Major General Soedarsono and the rebel group. Lt. Col. Soeharto refused to follow this command unless it was given directly by the Military Chief of Staff, General Soedirman. President Soekarno was angry at this rejection of his authority to give direct commands to all levels


important traditional

refined, highly polished aesthetic, and sophisticated Javanese art. The Kraton served as an important center dedicated for the preservation of Javanese culture. Several important traditional Javanese ceremonies such as Satu Suro and Sekaten rituals were observed in high importance among its people. The Sunan (Sunan (Indonesian title)) (king) of Surakarta, although today no longer holds official actual political power, is still revered and holds important position as cultural symbol among


high education

in 1921 in Surakarta, Central Java. He was appointed Agriculture Minister by President Suharto in 1978 and served until 1983. He founded Koperasi Unit Desa and Badan Usaha Unit Desa in the early 1980s, which, although small, was influential in the early New Order (New Order (Indonesia)) era, because of the expertise and high education levels of its leaders. He also a teacher at Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta (Yogyakarta (city)). He died in Jakarta of cancer


architecture style

are also found in the Javanese community. The Javanese Tengger tribe (Tenggerese) is still practicing Hinduism till today. Another common feature in Javanese building is ''pendopo'', a pavilion with open-side and four large pillars. The pillars and other part of the buildings can be richly carved (wood carving). This architecture style can


creative fashion

Carnival held annually, is the event that showcased Surakarta as the center of Javanese batik art as well as the center of creative fashion industry based upon batik. Surakarta is also famous for staging some international music festivals such as Kereta Kencana World Music Festival (formerly Solo International Ethnic Music Festival), Solo Keroncong Festival, and metal (Heavy Metal Music) music festival Rock In Solo. Notable people from Surakarta *Agung Setyabudi, football player


rich variety

as a special region, with its Sultan recognized as the hereditary local Governor. Eating establishments in Indonesia are available from the modest street-side cart vendors, to the luxury fine-dining restaurants. Most of malls and shopping centres in Indonesian major cities usually have an entire floor dedicated as a food courts, where one could samples rich variety of Indonesian cuisine, and some Indonesian cities have their own signature dishes. Such as Mie Aceh, Padang, Indonesia


poor people

Kere (Poorman's satay) : A cheap vegetarian satay made from grounded tempe (tempeh) from Solo (Surakarta) city, served in peanut sauce and pickles. The word "kere" in the Javanese language means "poor"; it originally was meant to provide the poor people of Java with the taste of satay at an affordable price, since meat was considered a luxury in the past. Today, sate kere also includes intestine, liver and beef satays mixed with tempe ones. * Krom Phrarajawangboworn

Surakarta

'''Surakarta''' (Hanacaraka: Map of Surakarta On the eastern side of Solo lies Solo River (Bengawan Solo). The city is the seat of Surakarta Sunanate ''kraton (Kraton (Indonesia))'' (palace court). Together with Yogyakarta, Surakarta is the heir of the Mataram Kingdom (Mataram Sultanate) that was split into two kingdoms in 1755.

Surakarta is the birthplace of the current president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo. He led as mayor of Surakarta from 2005 to 2012.

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