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Wayang Kulit

Javanese Wayang Kulit (shadow puppet) performance by a famous . of wayang golek are from the north coast of Java in what is called the pasisir region.

Wayang Kulit is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Wayang Kulit books and related discussion.

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WAYANG KULIT Javanese shadow-play with flat leather puppets
WAYANG. The Javanese wayang kulit or wayang purwa is one of the great dramatic forms of the East.
Balinese Wayang Kulit
MU2113 Week 4: Wayang Kulit. WAYANG KULIT. List of Terms.
Wayang Kulit shadow puppet performances are part of Indonesian village ceremonies. The tradition and plays are very old and come from the Ramayana.
Wayang Kulit: Art and Ritual in Balinese Shadow Puppet Theater ยป
May 12, 2011 Wayang kulit performances, in which elaborately carved and painted shadow puppets tell religious stories, are often part of these festivals.

Suggested News Resources

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In addition to her studio work, she has been conducting research on Shadow Puppet Theater in Asia and the West and has recently returned from doing field research on Wayang Kulit shadow puppetry in Malaysia.
'Hikayat Sang Kancil'-Kickstarts The Nation's Animation Industry
The local animation industry started with Wayang Kulit (shadow play) which was acknowledged as the first animation in the world. Why is that? Wayang kulit had elements like the white screen, light projection and moving images.
Bali: My Isle of the Gods Address Book
Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8 pm attend Wayang Kulit Puppet Theatre (Oka Kartini Bungalows, +62 361 975 193) where filigreed puppets carved from flattened water buffalo hide sashay across a fire-lit stage to act out Hindu epics like the Ramayana.
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Hence, this is not some kind of a 'wayang kulit' show by Hindraf, but a serious attempt to get to the bottom of the root causes of discrimination against the minorities in this country by the racist Umno government since independence.
Theatre in Kuala Lumpur gives Malaysians rare chance to discuss issues
Mr Pang points to the centuries-old tradition of Wayang Kulit (shadow puppets) in Malaysia and Indonesia, where the dalang (puppet master) often cheekily ad-libs to mock local royalty and village leaders.

Suggested Web Resources

Wayang - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wayang Kulit is a unique form of theatre employing light and shadow.
Discover Indonesia : Wayang Kulit, The Indonesian shadow puppets
Description of a performance in a Javanese village, pictures, and explanation of stories.
Wayang Kulit - YouTube
Jul 23, 2006 Bhima fights with an ogre, his mother, Kunti talks to his servant, Semar.
Wayang Kulit - Bali & Beyond
The ancient Indonesian art of shadow play or "Wayang Kulit" is a unique combination of ritual, lesson, and entertainment.
Wayang Kulit: The Ancient Shadow Plays of Bali
Wayang Kulit: The Ancient Shadow Plays of Bali The shadow puppet plays, known as wayang kulit are popular not only in Bali but throughout Indonesia.

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