Home»Wayang Kulit Puppets - Javanese Shadow Theatre
Here's a wide selection of shadow puppets directly from central Java. Their name is Wayang Kulit, and their acting is the oldest tradition of storytelling in the world. They have been proclaimed by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity. The repertory is still transmitted orally within the families of puppeteers, musicians and artisans. Enjoy reading about each character.