Javanese shadow puppets the Raffles collection in the British Museum.Catalogue by J.Scott-Kemball. by British Museum

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A shadow puppet show, or Wayang, as it’s called in local tongue, is one of the highlights of Javanese culture. Today, locals (and also tourists) attend these evening performances as a source of entertainment, but they originally served as catalysts in spreading the word about religious virtues and cultural messages.

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Shadow play, also known as shadow puppetry, is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment which uses flat articulated cut-out figures (shadow puppets) which are held between a source of light and a translucent screen or cut-out shapes of the puppets sometimes include translucent color or other types of detailing.

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Kulit, on the other hand, means leather. The puppets are called Wayang Kulit because the puppet figures are usually made of leather. Shadow Puppets and Shadow Play in Javanese and Balinese Cultures Shadow puppets form an innate part of the Javanese and Balinese cultures in Indonesia.

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