BANDUNG-Saung Angklung Udjo (SAU) this year reached the age of 50 years in angklung constellation of cultural development in Indonesia, especially in West Java.
SAU leadership Taufik Hidayat Udjo said to commemorate the half-century his work in the development of angklung, #Angklung Pride 6 event will be held.
"Interpret the special day of angklung recognition, SAU routinely held Angklung Pride series of events. In 2016, the mat of #Angklung Pride 6 hold three main agenda, namely as a public space in the art, community empowerment, and grants angklung to school, "he said, Wednesday (16/11).
The highlight event will be held on Sunday (27/11) in the area of Kebon Awi Udjo, Cijaringao. In addition to show helaran ceremony, we (SAU large family and the community) will play angklung, agility of sheep, folk market, as well as will be supported by the performance of West Java artist and musician Doel Sumbang.
On that occasion he will submit angklung to some school in Bandung as a continuation of the program of "1000 Angklung." With brought the concept of togetherness, he wants to assert angklung is not only owned by crafters, angklung players, or merely cultural. However, angklung is a common property, shared responsibility, and pride together from Indonesia to the world. jo