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Wayang Gremeng
Wayang Gremeng is a traditional opera accompanied by muncung or a capella music. The form originated in Central Java. The formula of music and spoken ...

The Bottomless Well
The plays of Arifin C. Noer are an inexhaustible comentary on Indonesians and Indonesian society. The Bottomless Well is no exception, Since its first ...

Mendu
Mendu is a form of traditional theater from the areas surrounding Pontianak and Menpawah. The settings palace courts, forests, and rivers for Mendu ...

Mamanda
Mamanda is a form of traditional theater in South Borneo (Banjar Community) and East Borneo (Kutai Community). Mamanda theater uses a prosenium stage ...

Mocoan Pacul Goang
Mocoan is an oral performance tradition from Banyuwangi, East Java. The term �mocoan� literally means reading folklore from unpunctuated Ar ...

Mak Yong
Mak Yong is a Malay-Riau theater art featuring dances, songs, and comedy that are interconnected into a story plot. The actors wear masks, while the a ...

Dalang Jemblung
Dalang Jemblung is a form of Javanese folk theater performed by one to six actors. One of the actors sings Javanese chants, while the others play the ...

Dul Muluk
Dul Muluk is a traditional theater of the Jambi region and Batanghari regency. It is a dying art. <br /> <br /> A typical Dul Muluk perfo ...

Bati-bati
Bati-bati is a spoken tradition from the people of Selayar, South Sulawesi. This art of singing and interactive improvisational rhyme can be carried o ...

Dade Ndate
Dade Ndate is a vocal tradition of the Kaili people in Central Sulawesi. It is a form of art that uses unprompted singing and rhyming. The singing and ...

Sakeco
Sakeco, an oral tradition from Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggar, is an art of responsive poem recital formed by a small ensemble of two to four people who s ...

Bati-bati
This a short version of performance traditional Bati-bati. Bati-bati is a spoken tradition from the people of Selayar, South Sulawesi. This art of sin ...

Dade Ndate
This is a short version of performance tradition Dade Ndate. Dade Ndate is a vocal tradition of the Kaili people in Central Sulawesi. It is a form of ...

The Bottomless Well
The plays of Arifin C. Noer are an inexhaustible comentary on Indonesians and Indonesian society. The Bottomless Well is no exception, Since its first ...

The Traitor Jobin: a wayang golek performance from Central Java
In English and Javanese The Traitor Jobin, a story of love and jealousy, offers scenes of brutal violence and court intrigue interspersed with moments ...

Released from Kala's Grip: A Wayang Exorcism Performance from East Java
In English and Javanese Released from Kala’s Grip is an exorcism shadow-play executed for the purification of a young bride who had to be exorcised ...

The Birth of Gatotkaca: A Sundanese Wayang Golek Purwa Performance from West Java
In English and Sundanese, The Birth of Gatotkaca tells the story of the child Jabang Tutuka who is killed by a demon king and brought back to life as ...

The Traitor Jobin: a wayang golek performance from Central Java
In English and Javanese The Traitor Jobin, a story of love and jealousy, offers scenes of brutal violence and court intrigue interspersed with moments ...

Released from Kala\'s Grip: A Wayang Exorcism Performance from East Java
In English and Javanese Released from Kala’s Grip is an exorcism shadow-play executed for the purification of a young bride who had to be exorcised ...

The Birth of Gatotkaca: A Sundanese Wayang Golek Purwa Performance from West Java
In English and Sundanese, The Birth of Gatotkaca tells the story of the child Jabang Tutuka who is killed by a demon king and brought back to life as ...

Didong
Didong is a traditional art form that originates from the Gayo region of Aceh. It combines three art elements; sounds, literature, and dance or body m ...

Hikayat Betawi
Hikayat Betawi is a performance art popular among the indigenous people of Jakarta (Betawi). A performance carried out by a single actor, without the ...

Kentrung
Kentrung is a Malay or Javanese form of call-and-response rhyming that tells a story. In the art of Kentrung, a puppeteer tells stories while playing ...

Mak Yong
Mak Yong is a Malay-Riau theater art featuring dances, songs, and comedy that are interconnected into a story plot. The actors wear masks, while the a ...

Pantun Sunda
Pantun Sunda, a performance tradition from West Java, is usually performed before or after ceremonial events and it combines ritual arts, music and li ...

Rebab Pariaman
Rebab Pariaman originates from among the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra and has been performed for over one hundred years. The stories told in Reb ...

Sinrilik
Sinrilik a is an oral art form from South Sulawesi (specifically the region of Gowa and Maros) sung in the Makasar language by a singer known as a pas ...

Takna Lawe
Takna Lawé is a form of spoken poetry told in the epic style that originated from Dayak Kayan (West Borneo) that relates to a character from Lawé fo ...

Takna Lawe
Takna Law� is a form of spoken poetry told in the epic style that originated from Dayak Kayan (West Borneo) that relates to a character from Law ...

Tan Bentan
Tan Bentan is related to the Minangkabau (West Sumatra) legend of Cindua Mato, a man who became a key official in the traditional administrative syste ...

Amarasi
This combined vocal and dance performance tradition, originating from East Nusa Tenggara, includes three kinds of dances: <br /> <br ...

Didong
This is a short version of traditional performance Didong by Toet. Didong is a traditional art form that originates from the Gayo region of Aceh. It c ...

Amarasi
This is a short version of performance traditional Amarasi. This combined vocal and dance performance tradition, originating from East Nusa Tenggara, ...

Badenda Kabanchi
This a short version of performance traditional Badenda. Badenda is the spoken art form of the Cia-cia tribe in South East Sulawesi. This art form use ...

Bonet
This a short version of performance traditional Bonet. This oral-dance tradition from Soe, East Nusa Tenggara, is dance carried out by men and women w ...

Cepung
This a short version of performance traditional Cepung. Cepung is a performance of lontar (scripts written on lontar leaves) reading done in the Sasak ...

Dul Muluk
This is a short version of performance traditional Dul Muluk. Dul Muluk is a traditional theater of the Jambi region and Batanghari regency. It is a d ...

Janaka Sunda
This is a short version of performance traditional Janaka Sunda. Janaka Sunda is a type of popular performance art from West Java. It is a form of mus ...

Mamanda
This is a short version of performance traditional Mamanda. Mamanda is a form of traditional theater in South Borneo (Banjar Community) and East Borne ...

Mendu
Short version of performance traditional Mendu. Mendu is a form of traditional theater from the areas surrounding Pontianak and Menpawah. The settings ...

Mocoan Pacul Goang
This a short version of performance traditional Mocoan. Mocoan is an oral performance tradition from Banyuwangi, East Java. The term “mocoan” liter ...

Salawat Dulang
This is a short version of performance traditional Salawat Dulang. Salawat Dulang is a form folk art from the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra that ...

Wayang Babad
This a short version of performance traditional Wayang Babad. This form of wayang kulit, originating from Bali in the 1980s, was popularized by puppet ...

Wayang Gremeng
This a short version of performance traditional Wayang Gremeng. Wayang Gremeng is a traditional opera accompanied by muncung or a capella music. The f ...

Wayang Kulit Lukluk
This a short version of performance traditional Wayang Kulit Lukluk Wakul is an acronym that derives from the term Wayang Kulit Luk-luk, which is a ty ...

Maengket
This is a short version of performance traditional Maengket. Maengket is a traditional performance art combining dancing and lyrical literature that o ...

Perkolong-kolong
This a short version of performance traditional Perkolong-kolong. Perkolong-kolong, a form of art that combines dancing, music and singing, originates ...

Sakeco
This a short version of performance traditional Sakeco. Sakeco, an oral tradition from Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggar, is an art of responsive poem recita ...

Kayon (Gunungan)
Gunungan (literally, mouontain) is a wayang puppet carved in the shape of a mountain.1) At the base of the puppet is a large gate guarded by two raksa ...

Kresna
Raden Narayana receives several appellations upon his accession to the throne of Dwarawati: Harimurti, Padmanaba (as he is an incarnation of Begawan P ...

Cepung
Cepung is a performance of lontar (scripts written on lontar leaves) reading done in the Sasak language in the form of macapatan accompanied by rebab ...

Bonet
This oral-dance tradition from Soe, East Nusa Tenggara, is dance carried out by men and women who form a circle and dance in rotation to the right whi ...

Badenda Kabanchi
Badenda is the spoken art form of the Cia-cia tribe in South East Sulawesi. This art form uses a few tambourines and one violin. The violinist also fu ...

Janaka Sunda
Janaka Sunda is a type of popular performance art from West Java. It is a form of musical comedy, expressed through comical gestures, and songs sung i ...

Maengket
Maengket is a traditional performance art combining dancing and lyrical literature that originates from the Minahasa region of North Sulawesi. It is p ...

Perkolong-kolong
Perkolong-kolong, a form of art that combines dancing, music and singing, originates from Brastagi Regency, North Sumatra. Perkolong-kolong is a perfo ...

Sakeco
Sakeco, an oral tradition from Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggar, is an art of responsive poem recital formed by a small ensemble of two to four people who s ...

Putu Wijaya in Performance
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Between Tongues
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Hikayat Betawi
Hikayat Betawi is a performance art popular among the indigenous people of Jakarta (Betawi). A performance carried out by a single actor, without the ...

Dalang Jemblung
Dalang Jemblung is a form of Javanese folk theater performed by one to six actors. One of the actors sings Javanese chants, while the others play the ...

Pantun Sunda
Pantun Sunda, a performance tradition from West Java, is usually performed before or after ceremonial events and it combines ritual arts, music and li ...

Makyong
Mak Yong is a Malay-Riau theater art featuring dances, songs, and comedy that are interconnected into a story plot. The actors wear masks, while the a ...

Rebab Pariaman
Rebab Pariaman originates from among the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra and has been performed for over one hundred years. The stories told in Reb ...

Salawat Dulang
Salawat Dulang is a form folk art from the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra that is specifically localized in the regions of Tanah Datar, Agam and L ...

Wor
Wor is a musical-poetry form of art that used to be deeply rooted in the lives of the Biak island people of Papua. While they farm or weave the women ...