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Aktivitas Sosial Raja/Sultan

The second Anniversary celebration of the largest and most comprehensive Malay database www.MelayuOnline.com in Yogyakarta Cultural Park on Tuesday, January 20 2009, was attended by some prominent figures, which one of them was Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, the Sultan of the Ngayogyakarta Sultanate. In this event, Sri Sultan HB X gave an appreciation the role of www.MelayuOnline.com in contributing the dynamics cultural diversity in Yogyakarta. Sri Sultan HB X, who holds the title Sri Amanah Dwi Wangsa from Riau Malay Customary Institution (LAMR), stated that www.MelayuOnline.com should become an icon for unifying national media.

The King of Palace launches Jogjatrip.com

The presence of www.jogjatrip.com expected as main Yogyakarta tourism and cultural reference has been welcomed warmly by many groups. In its soft launching held in Bangsal Kepatihan Yogyakarta (Residence of Vice Regent of Yogyakarta) on Tuesday, September 28 2010, Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X as the Governor of Special District Yogyakarta (DIY) as well as King of Ngayogyakarta Sultanate hoped that the information that contained in www.jogjatrip.com would help to promote Yogyakarta with its strong charisma in cultural resources.

Sri Sultan HB X opens Yogyakarta Sekaten Fair (PMPS) 2010

The opening ceremony of Sekaten Fair or known as Pasar Malam Perayaan Sekaten (PMPS), which is an annual party event of Yogyakarta people, was officially opened by Yogyakarta Governor Sri Sultan HB X on Saturday, January 15 2010, located at Zero kilometer area or in front of Yogyakarta Big Post Office. Sri Sultan HB X said that the true celebration of Yogyakarta’s Sekaten Fair (PMPS) is the mission of dynamic cultural diversity. According to him, the cultural integration would be wiser than rejecting it without any consideration. Nevertheless, continued the Sultan on the opening ceremony, Indonesian people should not be inferior or superior to their own culture and they must be willing to learn from their own culture and others'.

Gorontalo Indigenous Title for the Sultan of Yogyakarta

Gorontalo Indigenous Institution gave Indigenous Title or pulanga to the King of Ngayogyakarta Sultanate. Sri Sultan HB X was honoured as “Tulutani Ti Lo Toyunuta” means Son of Nation or King who serve through generations. The conferment ceremony was held in BELE Li Mbui Building, Gorontalo City on Saturday, October 25 2008 and attended by royal family of Yogyakarta Palace and several traditional leaders around Gorontalo. In his speech, Sri Sultan HB X was grateful and accepted his honor with all humility, and will maintain the traditional mandate entrusted to him

Sri Sultan HB X Visits Evangelical Christian Church (GKI) of Papua

The Governor of Special District Yogyakarta (DIY) as well as King of Ngayogyakarta Sultanate, Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, came to visit Synod Office of Evangelical Christian Church (GKI) in Papua to dialogue with its leaders and regional pastors. The arrival of Sultan and his entourage to Jayapura on Saturday, September 13 2008 was welcomed warmly by the head of GKI Synod of Papua, Rev. Jemima Krey, S.Th, and some local leaders of Christian churches. In their meeting, Sultan described the life of a pluralist society in DIY, both in ethnic or religious terms. Sultan hoped that the experience of pluralist society would give positive effect in establishing dialogue and cultural transformation in multi interaction interfaces for the creation of multicultural society in Papua.


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