• Exhibition

The Musée International du Carnaval et du Masque presents "Dieu de cuir, Héros de bois" (Leather God, Wooden heroes): a Europalia Indonesia exhibition in Binche, from November 11, 2017 to March 11, 2018.

An immersion in the world of Indodenian puppets

Dive into this fascinating world with the "Dieu de cuir, Héros de bois" exhibition in Binche. You will learn the history, costumes and music of this cultural tradition, famous for its wayang puppet theatre declared intangible heritage of humanity by UNESCO in 2003.

Leather and wooden puppets

Indonesia has a rich tradition of puppets - in all kinds of shapes and styles. Two types, particularly memorable, will be featured as the Musée International du Carnaval et du Masque: the wooden puppets, in 3 dimensions (wayang golek and wayang klitik) and the shadow theatre puppets, flat and made from leather (wayang kulit).

Discover Indonesian puppets at the Musée International du Carnaval et du Masque in Binche.

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