Sundanese Culture Alive

© Hellwig
46 minutes / Colour / 1988
Directed by
Jean Hellwig

Country of production United Kingdom

Jaipongan is a new style of music and dancing which was ‘invented’ about a decade ago on Western Java, Indonesia. Drawing on more classical Javanese music and taking elements from Japanese and Indian music as well, Jaipongan has become widely popular. Dancers and musicians explain the place of Jaipongan within Sundanese culture.

Language and subtitles Original Language with English Subtitles

Region South-East Asia

Country Indonesia

Keywords Music / Ethnomusicology Dance / Theatre / Performance