Balinese Shadow Theatre

Javanese shadow puppet. An intricate work of art.

Javanese shadow puppet. An intricate work of art.

The "Gatotkaca" pictured here is a traditional Indoneisan puppet used in performance.

The "Gatotkaca" pictured here is a traditional Indoneisan puppet used in performance.

Leather Wayang Kulit Puppet

Leather Wayang Kulit Puppet

Wayang Kulit Puppet

Wayang Kulit Puppet

Shadow, or wayang, puppets, Ubud, Bali

Shadow, or wayang, puppets, Ubud, Bali

Travel to Indonesia and see a Wayang Kulit puppet show and study Gamelan music

Travel to Indonesia and see a Wayang Kulit puppet show and study Gamelan music

Javanese Shadow Puppets

Javanese Shadow Puppets

Nang sbek (shadow theatre) (or Lkhaon Nang Sbek; Khmer: ល្ខោនណាំងស្បែក) is closely related to the Nang Yai of Thailand, Wayang of Malaysia and Indonesia like the Islands of Java and Bali, thus implying that nang sbek may have came from an Indonesian or Malaysian origin from many centuries ago.

Nang sbek (shadow theatre) (or Lkhaon Nang Sbek; Khmer: ល្ខោនណាំងស្បែក) is closely related to the Nang Yai of Thailand, Wayang of Malaysia and Indonesia like the Islands of Java and Bali, thus implying that nang sbek may have came from an Indonesian or Malaysian origin from many centuries ago.

Balinese Shadow Puppets    From the Museum of Natural History in NYC.

Balinese Shadow Puppets From the Museum of Natural History in NYC.

Theatre Display of Balinese Shadow Puppets

Theatre Display of Balinese Shadow Puppets or Wayang, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Theatre Display of Balinese Shadow Puppets

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