I Wayan Parwata Nanda Saputra Ayoeningsih Dyah Woelandhary Izzah Izzah Hiswanti Hiswanti Asep Nurjamin Andiyan Andiyan


The House of Masks and Puppets Setia Darma (RTWSD) which is situated in Banjar Tengkulak Tengah, Gianyar Regency, Bali Province, preserves tens of thousands of masks and puppets from Indonesia and other regions, including Asia and Africa. RTWSD was constructed on a 1.4-hectare plot using Balinese architectural concepts. Additional traditional structures include joglo, bend lulang, and limasan. The lovely ambiance of this mansion with its tropical gardens, rice farms, and grasslands. In high demand among cultural researchers are ethnographic research paradigms, because ethnography can provide not just a comprehensive study of culture, but also novel cultural discoveries. A cultural observer and businessman founded RTWSD in 2006. Its mission is the preservation of education, enjoyment, and the growth of the mask and puppet arts. Within seven years, he amassed an assortment of masks and puppets. RTWSD has documented 1200 masks from Indonesia, Africa, and Japan, in addition to 4,700 puppets from Indonesia, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Myanmar, and Cambodia. At least these youngsters are aware of the art, language and culture. Because of patience, loyalty, and filial piety, masks, and wayang are created, and subsequently, cultural values and linguistics viability are respected.


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Art wisdom’s culture and language (linguistics viability) may be experienced in the setia darma mask and puppet house in kemenuh village of Indonesia. (2023). Journal of Namibian Studies : History Politics Culture, 33, 2468–2483. https://doi.org/10.59670/jns.v33i.632

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