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Living in peace and harmony

  • A man plays a tambourine to accompany the Gedruk Merapik dance during the 2017 Asian Youth Day at Bunder village, Jatinom district, Klaten regency, Central Java. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    A man plays a tambourine to accompany the Gedruk Merapik dance during the 2017 Asian Youth Day at Bunder village, Jatinom district, Klaten regency, Central Java. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • Two groups of dancers from Biyung Bibi and Udan Kencana, respectively, join the parade of the Srawung Asih performance. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    Two groups of dancers from Biyung Bibi and Udan Kencana, respectively, join the parade of the Srawung Asih performance. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • Three boys run to fly a kite at Bunder village. The kites are made of bamboo with creative shapes and colors. People of Bunder mostly work as a bamboo weavers producing cages. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    Three boys run to fly a kite at Bunder village. The kites are made of bamboo with creative shapes and colors. People of Bunder mostly work as a bamboo weavers producing cages. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • Some spiritual items for the Eucharist mass are laid on a table. These items are made of bamboo by local craftspeople. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    Some spiritual items for the Eucharist mass are laid on a table. These items are made of bamboo by local craftspeople. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • A man makes bamboo torches for the Eucharistic mass. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    A man makes bamboo torches for the Eucharistic mass. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • This bamboo cross with a rattan corpus is the creation of Surowo, a contemporary artist. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    This bamboo cross with a rattan corpus is the creation of Surowo, a contemporary artist. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • Children perform the Kuda Lumping dance during the 2017 Asian Youth Dance. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    Children perform the Kuda Lumping dance during the 2017 Asian Youth Dance. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • A Korean participant in the 2017 Asian Youth Day, holding her country’s flag, has her photo taken during the Srawung Asih performance. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    A Korean participant in the 2017 Asian Youth Day, holding her country’s flag, has her photo taken during the Srawung Asih performance. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • Sister Ludwina Hartati carries a bamboo cross for the Santa Maria Assumpta in the Klaten chapel. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    Sister Ludwina Hartati carries a bamboo cross for the Santa Maria Assumpta in the Klaten chapel. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • A man carries a bamboo cross with a straw corpus, created by Mbah [grandfather] Sunar. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    A man carries a bamboo cross with a straw corpus, created by Mbah [grandfather] Sunar. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • Children and a man perform the Kuda Lumping dance. The kuda (horse) is made of banana stalks. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    Children and a man perform the Kuda Lumping dance. The kuda (horse) is made of banana stalks. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • The opening Ruh Panji dance is performed by Magnum Arkan Nala in Bunder village. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    The opening Ruh Panji dance is performed by Magnum Arkan Nala in Bunder village. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • Participants of the 2017 Asian Youth Day perform a dance. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    Participants of the 2017 Asian Youth Day perform a dance. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • The Norontoko shadow puppet story is played by a Maria Assumpta high school student, Y. Axel Agung Wicaksono. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    The Norontoko shadow puppet story is played by a Maria Assumpta high school student, Y. Axel Agung Wicaksono. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • A boy watches the shadow puppet show featuring the Norontoko story. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    A boy watches the shadow puppet show featuring the Norontoko story. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • Four women play the gejok lesung, a rice mortar that doubles as a musical instrument during the paddy harvest, accompanied by the karawitan (a Javanese orchestral instrument). JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    Four women play the gejok lesung, a rice mortar that doubles as a musical instrument during the paddy harvest, accompanied by the karawitan (a Javanese orchestral instrument). JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

  • A man shows a klarah puppet made from waste materials by young artist Suksma. The puppet, which is taken after the character of Petruk, was created from a used bottle. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo

    A man shows a klarah puppet made from waste materials by young artist Suksma. The puppet, which is taken after the character of Petruk, was created from a used bottle. JP/ Magnus Hendratmo