Oral History Program: Wayang Kulit Seri Asun (Shadow Puppet)

WAN YAHYA, Wan Ahmad Hanis (2018) Oral History Program: Wayang Kulit Seri Asun (Shadow Puppet). Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Transform Libraries, Transform Societies in Session S08 - Genealogy and Local History with Asia and Oceania. In: Local Histories and Genealogies in a Multicultural Asia, 23 August 2018, George Town, Penang, Malaysia.

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Oral History Program: Wayang Kulit Seri Asun (Shadow Puppet)

Despite the dynamic economic drive in which attention has been devoted to industrialization and nation building, oral history programs has not been left behind. In fact, oral history development is consonant to the nation building and at time given priority. In order to pursuit the content of oral history program in Kedah, Wayang Kulit Seri Asun (Shadow Puppet) been selected as a sample case study which represent the cultures, genealogy and heritage documentation. This Wayang Kulit Seri Asun (Shadow Puppet) is traditionally used as an entertainment to describe about the Malay Folklore or culture among the Northern people in Malaysia especially in Kedah. Wayang Kulit Seri Asun (Shadow Puppet) has long lived in Malay culture and also become heritage and Malaysia treasures. When this shadow puppetry been played, there are too many learning and lessons about the Old Malay culture which conveyed through the “Tok Dalang”(The Shadow Puppet Player) ussian language scripts should use the layout of this template and choose suitable fonts and font sizes.

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