Entertainment in Indonesia
Indonesia houses everything on
earth to keep its visitors enthralled and happy. Entertainment in Indonesia
is a consolidation of traditional, modern (local), and non-local. The people
coming here are never bored because of the myriad forms of entertainment
Entertainment in Indonesia is not only diversified but also colorful. The
traditional entertainment here includes Wayang (puppet show), comedians, and
The Wayang (Puppet Show) besides
being a form of entertainment is also the bearer of Indonesian culture.
These Indonesian puppet shows are regarded as one of the earliest forms of
animation. The culture of Indonesia is reflected in the plays that act as a
carrier of myth, morality play, and form of religious experience rolled into
In music, for example, there are
pop bands and singers, rock bands, country singers, jazz groups, rappers and
many others. These music forms are entertaining and rejuvenating at the same
time. The non-traditional music styles like kroncong, and dangdut has a rich
Indonesian flavor: You can also entertain yourself by visiting the theater
halls here. Indian films are widely batched and popular here. 21 Cineplex is
one of the popular theatre halls here. Besides, there is the Chinese Kung Fu
or martial art which is another form of entertainment. In Kuta, Sanur, Nusa
Dua, Ubud and other tourist destinations you will easily find advertisements
and flyers informing you all about the art and cultural performances and
also about modern entertainment.
Don’t miss the opportunity to watch extravagant and exotic traditional
dances and dramas accompanied by the high-valued gamelan instruments in
Indonesia. The dances and dramas and other cultural attractions are
organized at many venues, mainly in the open-air. They also held in temples,
incorporated in some of the munificent Balinese ceremonies. The hotels,
bars, clubs and other nightspots houses modern entertainment.
The Entertainment in Indonesia is rich and it is in line with the culture of
the country. You will definitely enjoy your stay here.