Angklung

Categories: Art and Culture

Angklung is a traditional musical instrument made of bamboo from West Java Province. Angklung has been designated as world cultural heritage by the UNESCO for the category of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in its meeting on 16 November 2010 in Nairobi. These categories include traditions speak and expression, rituals and festivals, handicrafts, music, dance, and traditional art performances. Indonesia now has four categories of the cultural heritage for the Wayang and Keris in 2008, Batik in 2009, and Angklung in 2010. Angklung other achievements are phenomenal and monumental. Orksestra Angklung is followed by the 5180 people in the open field at Washington Monument National Park which is adjacent to Congress Capitol Building on July 9, 2011. Extraordinary, spectacular performances were eventually recorded in the Guinness World Record for the Largest Angklung Ensemble.

West Java

West Java

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