Gedung Kesenian features wayang show
JAKARTA: The Kunti Nalibroto wayang group, with an all-woman cast, will perform for the first time at Gedung Kesenian (Jakarta Playhouse), Central Jakarta, on Thursday evening.
The performance is among a string of events held in the capital to celebrate the 18th anniversary of Gedung Kesenian.
The ensemble of traditional dance and storytelling titled Dewi Kunti (Goddess Kunti) tells the life of the mother of the five Pandawa (five knights) in the Indian epic Mahabharata.
""We established the wayang group in a bid to preserve the culture we want to bequeath to our children,"" group chairwoman Ratih Dardo Subroto said in a statement made available to The Jakarta Post on Wednesday. -- JP