“INDONESIAN TRADITIONAL PUPPET DECORATES BUDAPEST PUPPET THEATRE”

30 March, 2011

The Wayang Golek (Indonesian Puppet) exhibition was inaugurated by H.E Ambassador Maruli Tua Sagala on March 3rd, 2011 and will end on June 15th 2011.

Puppet theatre located at the center of Budapest is considered the largest puppet theatre in Central and Eastern Europe has held an Indonesian Puppet exhibition in cooperation with the Indonesian Embassy in Budapest together with Hope Ferenc Budapest Museum and Budapest Puppet Theatre administrator.

The exhibition was inaugurated by H.E Ambassador Maruli Tua Sagala on March 3rd, 2011 and will end on June 15th 2011.

The Indonesian puppet shown is called the Wayang Golek and is placed in the display windows at the theatre hall making it easy for visitors to admire the puppets. On the occasion the Indonesian Embassy had the opportunity to present a mask dance from Central Java performed by Joszef Gaszdag, a Dharmasiswa scholarship recipient, who just completed his term in Yogyakarta, Central Java. Indonesian traditional snacks were also provided as part of promotion and was warmly welcome by the visitors based on their enthusiasm in tasting the snacks.

On the opening of the exhibition, present was Indonesian culture devotee, Dharmasiswa alumni and Hungarian culture dignitaries.

 

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