May Tourism Calendar

8 - 11 May : Majapahit Travel Fair (MTF)

Positioning East Java in the World Tourism map as one of the National and International tourist destinations, East Java Government Culture and Tourism Service collaborates with related tourism industry and tourism association to hold annual MTF on 8-11 May 2014 in Surabaya. The program Includes Business meeting, Seminar, Tourism Exhibition, Familiarization Trip, Cultural Festival and various competition.
Location: Grand City – Surabaya.

1 - 31 May : Surabaya Shopping Festival

Surabaya shopping festival is a big sale offered by malls and shopping centers throughout Surabaya city. Indonesian people and tourists enjoy shopping during this season, as big discounts are offered.
Location: Malls, and amusement centres in Surabaya.

31 May - 1 June : Grebeg Pancasila (The Anniversary of Pancasila)

It is an art and cultural event held by the Government of Blitar City to commemorate the anniversary of Pancasila. The ceremony start from Dalem Gebang, (the place where first Indonesian President Soekarno lived) and finishes in the Mayor office. The cultural ceremony held in the town square followed by five Gunungan carnival (cone of rice combined by Javanese food) symbolizing the five principles of Pancasila. Gunungan guarded by one knight, six knights and forty five knights expressing the first time of Pancasila was declared in June 1st 1945.
Location: Blitar town square and Tomb of Bung Karno

Culture And Float Parade

Float parade and long march commences the events of the 719 th Surabaya City Anniversary. It starts from Jl. Pahlawan and finishes at the City Hall. The float parade performs various art and cultural attractions from many cities in Indonesia.
Location: Heroes Monument - Surabaya City Hall.

Rujak Uleg Festival

Rujak Uleg is traditional food originally from Surabaya. It is very popular among Surabaya people and tourists. This festival will be enlivened by thousands of people making Rujak Uleg together in the same time with their own uniqueness . During this festival, the giant mortar in 1,5 meter wide will be presented.
Location: Kembang Jepun Street, Surabaya.