Saung Angklung Udjo, Conservation Tours Wrapped in Innovation

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Saung Angklung Udjo is a complete educational tourism cultural attraction. Saung Angklung Udjo has the capacity to meet expectations as a tourist location that allows visitors to enjoy and explore art, especially Sundanese art in this case Angklung.

To support the achievement of Sundanese cultural education tourism mission, this location is equipped with a performance arena, bamboo handicraft center and workshops for bamboo musical instruments.

More than just a tourist location, the presence of Saung Angklung Udjo in Bandung has become more meaningful because of its concern to preserve and develop Sundanese culture. In this case specifically Angklung. This preservation is carried out through performances, education and training.

The place is comfortable too. In addition to a large stage with slick sound and light. At Saung Angklung Udjo, guests can shop a variety of souvenirs typical of Indonesia. There are cafes and canteens for guests to eat and rest. The place is shady, comfortable for just enjoying the cool air of Bandung.

To maintain this bamboo musical instrument, Saung Angklung Udjo also established music education, dance and angklung classes. Students start from children to students and are free of charge.

Schedule

  • Opening hours are every day, Monday to Sunday, starting to open from 08.00 – 22.00 WIB.
  • Sundanese arts and cultural attractions on weekdays, Monday-Friday, starting every day at around 15:30.
  • Sundanese arts and cultural attractions on Saturday, was held 2 times. At 13:00 and 15:30.
  • Schedule for Sundanese arts and cultural attractions at Angklung Udjo Saung on Sunday, is held twice. 10:00 and 15:30.
  • However, Saung Angklung Udjo also often holds special performances, with special events as well.

Location

Saung Angklung Udjo is located on Jalan Padasuka No. 118, Bandung, West Java 40192. This location is not too far from the center of Bandung.

Contacts that can be contacted for specific purposes are at numbers +62 (022) 7271714 and +62 (022) 7101736. Or via email info@angklung-udjo.co.id.

Activities at Saung Angklung Udjo

marc marquez at saung angklung udjo
Marc Marquez at Saung Angklung Udjo – image via: motorplus-online.com

There are various types of fun activities that can be done while traveling in Saung Angklung Udjo Bandung. The main activity is of course watching angklung performances, and learn playing angklung. Both activities aimed at popularizing Sundanese culture and angklung musical instruments.

Here are some activities when visiting Angklung Udjo.

Angklung Orchestra

At the orchestra attraction, angklung is played together by the performers so that it produces a beautiful sound. The sound of the music is performed concurrently with the flexible West Javanese dance dances.

The song that will be performed at various orchestra performances. Starting from children’s songs like Balonku and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, to dangdut songs and folk songs.

From the testimonies of visitors who have participated in orchestral performances, they are said to be fascinated and impressed by the blend of music and dance in West Java.

Playing Angklung Together

Besides watching the orchestra, visitors are also invited to play in the orchestra. Of course this is not an orchestra that performs for shows. However, the training orchestra was indeed designed for a means of identifying an Anglung cultural articulation.

Visitors are invited to play angklung together by Angklung Udjo students. Each visitor will be lent an angklung to be played by following the conduct of the conductor.

Before playing angklung together, visitors are taught first how to play the correct angklung.

Dancing Together

In the dance session together, visitors were invited to dance traditional dances typical of West Java. Visitors can follow dance moves that are moved by dancers.

This activity educates visitors to introduce Sundanese culture. This activity is very fun because it is accompanied by cheerful music. This attraction is usually there at the last session on the show schedule every day.

Wayang Golek

Wayang Golek is different from the commonly known wayang kulit.This kind of wayng is more like a wooden puppet. Wayang is a typical Sundanese wooden puppet show complete with traditional costumes. The show is displayed in the opening session on all attractions that are held every day.

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