arjuna, wayang kulit, indonesian culture

Wayang is an ancient Javanese word meaning “shadow” or “ghost.” It is also the name for the traditional sacred dramas of Java and Bali. There are seven main forms of wayang, but wayang kulit, or shadow-puppet theater,

Wayang Maker (Shadow Puppet) - aking of Wayang (Shadow Puppet), Yogyakarta, Indonesia.  MORE INFO: UNESCO designated Wayang Kulit, a shadow puppet theatre and the best known of the Indonesian wayang, as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity on 7 November 2003

Making of Wayang (Shadow Puppet), Yogyakarta, Indonesia. MORE INFO: UNESCO designated Wayang Kulit, a shadow puppet theatre and the best known of the Indonesian wayang, as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity on 7 November 2003

Wayang Kulit, Indonesian Traditional Shadow Puppet - Indonesian Culture, Indonesia.

Indonesian shadow puppet theater is called Wayang kulit in Indonesia and it is particularly popular in Java and Bali. Wayang Kulit, the Ind.

Wayang Kulit Puppet

My mother was born in Indonesia, & she owned a shadow puppet that looked rather like the tallest one here. It provided me with TONS of 'nightmare fuel' as a child (& still does!

Wayang Kulit Puppet

Wayang Puppets of Indonesia: Use this website to learn about the puppets and the performance that is an important part of Javanese Culture. These leather puppets are used in shadow puppet shows across the island of Java.

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