Wayang

Wayang (Krama Javanese: Ringgit) is a Javanese word for particular kinds of theatre. When the term is used to refer to kinds of puppet theatre, sometimes the puppet itself is referred to as wayang. Performances of shadow puppet theatre are accompanied by a gamelan orchestra in Java, and by gender wayang in Bali. UNESCO designated wayang kulit, a s...
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wayang

(Javanese: `shadow`), classical Javanese puppet drama that uses the shadows thrown by puppets manipulated by rods against a translucent screen lit ... [6 related articles]
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