Join Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X, sultan of Yogyakarta and governor of the modern Yogyakarta Special Region in Indonesia and Rachel Cooper, director, global performing arts and cultural initiatives for a conversation on the occasion of the performance Music and Dance of Yogyakarta.
Please note that the evening performance Music and Dance of Yogyakarta is sold out, but Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X’s talk is free and open to the public.
Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X is the Sultan of the historic Yogyakarta Sultanate in Indonesia and is currently also the Governor of the modern Yogyakarta Special Region (Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta). Hamengkubuwono X succeeded his father, Hamengkubuwono IX as the Sultan of Yogyakarta when Hamengkubuwono IX died in 1988. Hamengkubuwono X was democratically elected as the Governor in 1998 and in 2012 the national legislature of Indonesia formally enshrined in law the convention that the Sultan inherits the position of governor.
Co-presented with Yale University, Wesleyan University, and the American Indonesian Cultural and Educational Foundation.
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