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Preserving Javanese culture through gamelan

  • British nationals of the Siswa Sukra group play gamelan instruments at North Sabrang village in Trucuk, Klaten regency, Central Java, on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    British nationals of the Siswa Sukra group play gamelan instruments at North Sabrang village in Trucuk, Klaten regency, Central Java, on Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  • Female gamelan players put on makeup prior to their performance. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    Female gamelan players put on makeup prior to their performance. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  •  Indonesian Dona (left) and Andrea of Germany rehearse their dance moves accompanied by gamelan played by Sukra members at the Indonesian Arts Institute auditorium in Surakarta, Central Java, on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    Indonesian Dona (left) and Andrea of Germany rehearse their dance moves accompanied by gamelan played by Sukra members at the Indonesian Arts Institute auditorium in Surakarta, Central Java, on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  • A gamelan instrument is played while a note is laid on top of it during rehearsal. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    A gamelan instrument is played while a note is laid on top of it during rehearsal. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  • Sukra members rehearse before a performance at the Indonesian Arts Institute auditorium in Surakarta, Central Java, on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    Sukra members rehearse before a performance at the Indonesian Arts Institute auditorium in Surakarta, Central Java, on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  • Sukra members play gending (songs) during their visit to Surakarta, Central Java. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    Sukra members play gending (songs) during their visit to Surakarta, Central Java. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  • Female gamelan players wear kebaya (traditional blouses) during a performance in Surakarta, Central Java. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    Female gamelan players wear kebaya (traditional blouses) during a performance in Surakarta, Central Java. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  • Clad in traditional attire, Sukra members perform at the Indonesian Arts Institute auditorium in Surakarta, Central Java. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    Clad in traditional attire, Sukra members perform at the Indonesian Arts Institute auditorium in Surakarta, Central Java. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  • A sinden (singer) from London amazes the audience during her performance in Surakarta. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    A sinden (singer) from London amazes the audience during her performance in Surakarta. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  •  Sukra members perform in Surakarta. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    Sukra members perform in Surakarta. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

  •  Indonesia dancer Dona (left) and Andrea of Germany perform wearing traditional attire. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

    Indonesia dancer Dona (left) and Andrea of Germany perform wearing traditional attire. JP/Maksum Nur Fauzan

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