Purwakanthi seeks to preserve classic Surakartan Javanese dances in Jakarta

Entertainment Jun 16,2017 12:46

Dozens of women dressed in green-colored shirts and kain jarik (traditional Javanese cloth) were lining up inside Balai Sarwono, a building in the Joglo @ Kemang area in South Jakarta on May 28. All members of the Purwakanthi community were waiting their turn to take the stage, performing dances they had practiced for weeks, months even. 

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