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Wayang Orang Bharata: A Javanese Theater Surviving in Jakarta

13 March 2013

Categories : Culture and Heritage

Wayang Orang Bharata: A Javanese Theater Surviving in Jakarta

I remembered, a few years ago, when visiting Solo City, I saw a wayang orang show at a local theater. Wayang orang is Javanese classical theater performance with themes taken from Mahabharata or Ramayana epics. Seeing the locals, adults or even children, came to watch and enjoy the show till midnight was actually awesome for me. That was a place where people come to appreciate traditional cultures… their own heritage. That day, I believed that such...

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