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1 WAYANG CHARACTHER SITA

2 Sita is the wife of Prince Rama. She exemplifies the representation of a woman in Wayang. The variety of female characters in Wayang is more limited than in the case of male characters. Thus Sita is a refined character.

3 Legend has it... Sita was a foundling, discovered in a furrow in a ploughed field, and for that reason is regarded as a daughter of Bhudevi, the Goddess Mother Earth. She was found and adopted by Janaka, hence she was also called Janki, king of Mithila and his wife Sunayana. Since she was the princess of Mithila, she was (and is also) known as Maithili. Upon her coming of age, a swayamwara was held to select a suitable husband for her, and she was wed to Rama, prince of Ayodhya, an avatara of Vishnu BhudeviJanakaJankiMithila swayamwaraRamaAyodhyaavataraVishnu

4 Types of Wayang The three types of it

5 Wayang Kulit Or shadow puppets are made from buffalo or cow hide with delicate patterns punched into the hide to allow light to penetrate. They are painted with beautiful colours and supported by rods made of horns attached to their arms and body Wayang Kulit are made flat or 2D

6 It is like a puppet show using flat puppets and behind a shadow screen like making their silhouette play for us to watch WAYANG KULIT

7 Wayang Golek These use 3D puppets that have similar characteristic to Wayang Kulit. It follows the same story of Ramayana and Mahabharata. These puppets are used in performance without the silhouette screen.

8 Uses 3D puppets like these ones and it doesn’t uses a silhouette screen. It uses sticks foot the hands and head to be move around WAYANG GOLEK

9 Wayang Orang Actors and Dancers who plays the same characters as shadow puppets who represents from the same story. Their costume and makeup follow the costume and colours of the shadow puppet. The actors moves like a shadow puppet.

10 Actors and dancers dress and move like a wayang puppet to create a wayang feel on stage. WAYANG ORANG

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