Ramayana: The Abduction of Sita in the News
Though the performance has passed, you can learn more about Ramayana: The Abduction of Sita (a production of the Asia-Pacific Dance Festival) from ThinkTech Hawaiʻi and Ka Leo O Hawaiʻi!
Think Tech Hawaii interviewed co-directors I Made Moja, I Putu Gede Setiawan, and Annie Reynolds.
A traditional Balinese music and dance drama. Introducing the Ramayana epic story; what is Balinese dance drama; the collaborative process with the different performers representing Japan, Indonesia, and Hawaii; what the Asia Pacific Dance Festival of the East-West Center strives to support.
The host for this episode is Crystal Kwok. The guests for this episode are I Made Moja, I Putu Gede Setiawan and Annie Reynolds.
Additionally, Ka Leo O Hawaiʻi posted a write up of the performance which included rehearsal photos, a overview of the story, and details about the gamelan.