Shadow puppets have been used by many Eastern and Western cultures to tell their stories. This is an example of a finely cut Wayang Kulit puppet from Java, Indonesia. It is made from buffalo skin with rods made from cow horns.

This is an example of a shadow puppet - a finely cut Wayang Kulit puppet from Java, Indonesia. Made from buffalo skin with rods made from cow horns.

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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,

The Indonesian 'Wayang Kulit' - shadow puppets depicting The Ramayana.

The Indonesian 'Wayang Kulit' - shadow puppets depicting The Ramayana.

Hand Carved/Painted Indonesian Wood Rod Puppets. $1,000.00, via Etsy.

Hand Carved/Painted Indonesian Wood Rod Puppets. $1,000.00, via Etsy.

Wayang               Kulit in Central Java is probably one of the               oldest continuous traditions of storytelling in the world, and               certainly among the most highly developed.

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.

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

Wayang Kulit shadow puppet show

Kebyar Cahyaning Batara Surya by reidge.deviantart.com

Setia Darma House of Puppets and Masks Kemenuh, Bali Kebyar Cahyaning Batara Surya

Number 9 , UNESCO’S WORLD Intangible HERITAGE LIST IN INDONESIA is Wayang

The ` Wayang kulit` is a shadow play. The `Wayang kulit` performance needs a screen, three or .

Javanese Shadow Puppets Photographic Print by Abdul Kadir Audah at AllPosters.com

Javanese Shadow Puppets

Javanese Shadow Puppets Photographic Print by Abdul Kadir Audah at AllPosters.com

Javanese Shadow Puppets Photographic Print by Abdul Kadir Audah at AllPosters.com

Javanese Shadow Puppets

Javanese Shadow Puppets Photographic Print by Abdul Kadir Audah at AllPosters.com

"Bayang", the Javanese word for shadow or imagination, also connotes "spirit."

"Bayang", the Javanese word for shadow or imagination, also connotes "spirit.

{ Wayang Kulit } The Indonesian shadow puppets. The shadow puppet theater is spread in several countries around the world. But certainly Indonesia is a place where the tradition of this form of performances is still the most popular and lively particularly in the islands of Bali and definitively in the central region of Java. Flat-formed made with buffalo leather, Wayang Kulit in an ancient form of performing art was already established in the East Javanese kingdoms one thousand years ago.

As the name implies, shadow puppets are made from animal skin (buffalo, cow or goat). Shadow puppets are used to perform the play from the .

Theatre Display of Balinese Shadow Puppets or Wayang, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia Photographic Print by Philip Kramer at AllPosters.com

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

Theatre {Performance} Display of Balinese Shadow Puppets or Wayang, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia By: Philip Kramer

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