Wayang Kulit or shadow puppet (leather puppet) show was not only held in London, England. In some European countries, like Netherlands, Spain and Italy have also held a shadow puppet show. As in France, the leather puppet show witnessed hundreds of city residents successfully held. The show held at the lake, in a field of the city seen by all people.
It was a full moon night. The audience who had never seen shadow puppets before were firstly just come for their curiousity. But then after a while watching the leather puppet, they even can enjoy this one of Indonesia's high culture works.
Group puppet "Wilis Prabowo" with the chief Widodo that came at the invitation of the Indonesian ambassador to France does have a mission, to introduce Indonesian culture in France. The puppet show, unfortunately did not fully use French language, but the audience not find it difficult to understand the story of the Ramayana through some dialogue translated in French.
Lailly En Val, France, was so enthusiastic about the show that is not common in the city. Tthey came to an arena show at the lake in their town.
This Shadow puppets goup come from Wonogiri, Central Java, was accidentally aswked Indonesian Embassy to introduce Indonesian culture. Apart from performing wayang kulit this java leather puppets group also held a workshop, introduction and training of shadow puppets and Javanese gamelan at several schools and nursing homes. Such activities got good enthisiasism from people around the school expressed appreciation , even some of them demonstrate their skill by playing shadow puppets and gamelan.
Mayor Lailly en Val, Yves Fichou, along with members of the City Council, Claude Bourdin, and the Regional Council, Agnes Quatrehomme, expressed his appreciation at the closing of the cultural activities Wilis Prabowo shadow puppet group at City Hall. They expressed their appreciation to the Embassy in Paris and the group Wilis Prabowo wayang kulit shadow puppets were introduced, and gamelan musicians to city residents.