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Prayers from Merapi foothills

  • All participants of the arts performance walk around Tutup Ngisor village in the foothills of Mount Merapi in Central Java during a Suro ritual.
JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    All participants of the arts performance walk around Tutup Ngisor village in the foothills of Mount Merapi in Central Java during a Suro ritual. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

  • Three men carry the village heirlooms, three spears, during their tour around Tutup Ngisor village in Central Java as part of their Suro ritual. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    Three men carry the village heirlooms, three spears, during their tour around Tutup Ngisor village in Central Java as part of their Suro ritual. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

  • Young and old, men and women take part and have fun in the Suro ritual in the foothills of Mount Merapi in Central Java. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    Young and old, men and women take part and have fun in the Suro ritual in the foothills of Mount Merapi in Central Java. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

  • Women cook in the communal kitchen while the costumed villagers parade around the village in Central Java during the Suro ritual. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    Women cook in the communal kitchen while the costumed villagers parade around the village in Central Java during the Suro ritual. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

  • Villagers prepare offerings for the ancestors as part of the Suro ritual in Tutup Ngisor village in Central Java. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    Villagers prepare offerings for the ancestors as part of the Suro ritual in Tutup Ngisor village in Central Java. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

  • A traditional dance performance is staged to respect the ancestors of Tutup Ngisor villagers in Central Java. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    A traditional dance performance is staged to respect the ancestors of Tutup Ngisor villagers in Central Java. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

  • The dance pays respect to the ancestors. Tutup Ngisor villagers hold the Suro ritual every year to pray for them. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    The dance pays respect to the ancestors. Tutup Ngisor villagers hold the Suro ritual every year to pray for them. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

  • Men in wayang costumes pray before the peak of the Suro ritual begins. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

    Men in wayang costumes pray before the peak of the Suro ritual begins. JP/Tarko Sudiarno

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