The Hotel Tugu Malang Had The Puppet Show "Gathotkaca Kridha" to Celebrate the Indonesia's Independence Day
TIMESINDONESIA, MALANG – The 44th Indonesia’s Cultural Dining Series which was held at the same time of the Indonesia's Independence Day took puppet show entitled Gathutkaca Kridha to be performed on their hotel. This performance was held in Tirtagangga, Hotel Tugu Malang a.k.a the Tugu Hotel Malang.
The event which was held on Thursday (15/8/2019) was performed by a youth puppeteer Andi Bayu Sasongko. This guy is a student of the Institut Seni Indonesia (Indonesian Art Institute).
The Gatotkaca Kridha story was about his fights again the Kurawa in the battlefield. This story was taken as Gathotkaca is a hero figure that is so strong and also to commemorate all the hero who fought for Indonesian independence.
There was some Remo dance from Jombang preceding the puppet show. With a powerful and exotic movement the dancer dance along with the gamelan music that follow the move.
The puppet show was held in The Tugu Hotel Malang whic could be accessed in 5 minutes by feet from the Stasiun Kota Baru Railway Station. The Tugu Hotel a.k.a Hotel Tugu Malang is a 5 stars hotel which hold the ‘Certificate of Excellence’ gor 8 years in a row. (*)