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Wisdom of Keeping Arts Alive in the Valley of Five Mountains

Even though they had to perform under precaution in accordance with the health protocols, the dancers’ movements were smoothly integrated with the traditional music that accompanied them.

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By REGINA RUKMORINI
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Musicians jam on 30 Sept. 2020 at an outdoor stage set up at Studio Mendut in Mungkid district of Magelang regency, Central Java, during the 19th edition of the annual Festival Lima Gunung (FLG; Five Mountains Festival).

Even though they had to perform under precaution in accordance with the health protocols, the dancers’ movements were smoothly integrated with the traditional music that accompanied them. The performers all had to adapt so they could continue to work during these difficult times.

Sculptor Ismanto expertly wielded his chisel to carve a large stone while sitting. Around him, four dancers whirled with passion before a pile of coconut leaves and coconut fiber that had been set alight and were burning slowly. The day’s performance showed that distance was no hindrance to them in giving expression to their artistic forms.

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