Wayang the Trully Indonesian Art

Wayang or Puppet known since prehistoric times which is about 1500 years before Christ. Indonesian society embracing animist beliefs in the form of ancestor worship of spirits called hyang or dahyang, are realized in the form of statues or pictures.
Wayang is an Indonesian traditional art developed primarily in Java and Bali. Puppet show has been recognized by UNESCO on November 7, 2003, as an amazing work culture in the field of narrative story and legacy of the beautiful and very valuable (Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity).
There are wayang versions played by people with costumes, known as the wayang orang, and there is also a wayang in the form of a set of dolls that are played by the puppeteer or dalang in Indonesia. Wayang played this mastermind such a puppet show or wayang kulit. The story is told in the wayang performance usually comes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana.
Wayang show in every country has its own techniques and style. Thus, Indonesia is a Wayang made ​​by indigenous people of Indonesia who has a story, style, and extraordinary puppeteer or dalang.
Wayang, by the predecessor of this country contains a very deep meaning. Sunan Kalijaga and Raden Patah was instrumental in developing a Wayang. The Guardian in the land of Java has been set up in such a way into three parts. First Wayang Kulit in East Java, both Wayang Wong or Wayang Orang in Central Java, and the third Wayang Golek in West Java. Each very conected to one another. Namely "Where the contents (Wayang Wong) and Where the Skin (Wayang Kulit) should be sought (Wayang Golek)".

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