Wayang Kulit/Shadow Puppet Play is performing at Indonesian Embassy, Manila


Shadow Puppet Play or in Indonesia known as Wayang Kulit no is “go-international” particularly in ASEAN region. Wayang Kulit is recognized as one of the world cultural heritage by the UNESCO in the year of 2004. Originally, wayang kulit came from Javanese tradition and used for disseminating information to the people and also considered as a source for learning, reflection, and education since its stories often touch things that happen in the daily live. On the occasion of Papet ASEAN which is held in the University of the Philippines, Dilliman, Delegation of Indonesia (Senawangi) under supervision of Ambassador Tupuk Sutrisno, and Pepadi (Indonesian Puppeteers Association) a shadow puppet play or Pentas Wayang Kulit Klasik was performed at the Indonesian Embassy on Tuesday, 23 February 2010 at the Nusantara Hall.