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CODE DJ-1504
PERIODE 22-Agust-2015 to 05-Sept-2015


Background : Since 2006 Patrimonito has become our special project focusing on heritage conservation project. We recently hold Patrimonito project in Plaosan Temple which also belongs to Prambanan Temple compounds. The volunteers will be introduced to the World Heritage Centre’s activities and campaign, the history and dynamics of World Heritage sites worldwide. Guided visits to Prambanan, will be organized in cooperation with the site’s management. It aims at rendering its symbolic dimension to heritage through debates and reflections, contribute to the restoration and preservation of cultural heritage and/or improve accessibility and availability of information, raise the awareness of the local population and create a sense of “ownership" and identifiction, and promote cultural heritage between international volunteers and organizations.
Work: Volunteers will have restoration work. Besides, before the restoration work, the volunteers will have 1 day orientation about how to do the restoration and given information about the history of the temple, so that the volunteers really gained a lot of knowledge about the temples and the process of restoration. As the volunteers lived in the local community of Bugisan village, they also had activities in the local school with the local students. They will promote to the students how to preserve the temples and do some activities like students competition, culture exchange etc. The volunteers will also campaign about world heritage preservation to the local community as well as the visitors related to the world heritage especially Prambanan Temple.
Study theme: The volunteers will be introduced to one of world heritage in Indonesia such as Prambanan Temple. They will learn why and how this temple was built long time ago. In this opportunity the volunteers will also be introduced to the Indonesian culture and customs in general, with a special focus on the Javanese particularities. Some cultural visits are also foreseen.
Leisure Time: Visit the nearby World Heritage site and temples of Prambanan and/or Yogyakarta City.
Accommodation: The volunteers will be accommodated in local host families (basic conditions, sleeping bag and mat needed), where they will also receive food.
Location: Bugisan village is located in Klaten regency, 25 km east of Yogyakarta.
Terminal: Adisucipto International Airport (JOG) Yogyakarta or Yogyakarta Railway Station.
Special Requirement: The volunteer should accept all the rules and condition of the project. Volunteer is recommended NOT to buy flight ticket at least 2 months before the project start, to avoid the cancellation of the project due to lack of participant. Please contact and confirm again to the organization for last update information. The project will be run ONLY if the minimum participants are 4 people.
Participant fee: To be clarified (International or national volunteers).