Music


STREET ENTERTAINERS

Wherever crowds gather, and at the busiest of intersections in most large cities of Indonesia, you will find monkey handlers that will lead their monkeys in performing various entertaining acts while vehicles are waiting for the green light. Immediately prior to the green light, these people will walk between the traffic collecting a few coins for their performance.

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One of the styles of music in Indonesia is Keroncong, or, Kroncong. It is believed that this style of music was adopted from the Portuguese around the 16oos.

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SAUNG ANGKLUNG UDJO

We recently had the pleasure of learning about the cultural dances, songs, and music at one of the most fascinating places you can visit in Bandung, Indonesia; it is Saung Angklung Udjo. This location is the center and pride of the Sundanese ethnic group, so said the founder of the music school that is located there (Udjo Ngalagena). For the location of place click this link.

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