World Heritage of Intangible Culture From Indonesia
1. Wayang (Puppet)
Indonesia is a traditional art which is mainly developed in Java and Bali. Keep Sunan Kali and Raden Patah very instrumental in developing Puppet. The Guardian in the Land of Java has been set up in such a manner into three parts. First Puppet Skin in East Java, second or Wayang Wayang Wong People in Central Java, and the third Puppet Golek in West Java. Each highly bekaitan one another. Namely "Which of Contents (Wayang Wong) and Where the Skin (Skin Puppet) should be sought (Wayang Golek)". Puppet show has been recognized by UNESCO on November 7, 2003, as the work of an amazing culture in the field of narrative story and legacy of the beautiful and very valuable (Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity).
Currently, the puppet is not only a puppet and puppet people, there are also e-puppet of the overall manufacturing process uses digital tools and facilities. E-puppet can be viewed via the website
2. Kereis (kris)
Kris gain UNESCO recognition in 2005. Keris which we know today is the result of a long evolutionary process. Modern keris is a dagger known as piercer is unique with a variety of forms. Besides being used as a weapon, a dagger is also often considered to have supernatural powers. This weapon is often mentioned in a variety of traditional legends, like a dagger mpu Gandring in legend Ken Arok and Ken Dedes.
Batik is recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO in 2009. To celebrate, Indonesia made annually on October 2nd as a day of national batik. Indonesian batik motives vary depending on region.
Angklung is planned to get recognition from UNESCO on November 18th to come. Bamboo musical instrument that can produce a beautiful sound these echoes are well known to the world.
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