Santi Budaya Performing Arts Center, LLC

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Santi Budaya, LLC in Washington, DC. 

        Selamat Datang  

WELCOME TO SANTI BUDAYA PERFORMING ARTS - WASHINGTON, DC'S PREMIER INDONESIAN DANCE AND MUSIC GROUP.    

 

Stemming from a 200+ year performance arts lineage directly from Java, Indonesia and co-led by the music director of the of the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, DC, Santi Budaya preserves the best of Indonesian dance culture with as diverse group of highly trained dancers, musicians, and the most lavish costumes seen in

the area. Santi Budaya presents Indonesian dances from Java, Bali, Sumatra, and other Indonesian islands, as well as new choreography that codify and express the deep classical dance roots of the troupe.  

 

       THE SANTI BUDAYA  DANCE COMPANY WAS ESTABLISHED IN 2005 BY ERNA SANTI WIDYASTUTI.   THE COMPANY TRACES IS ROOTS TO THE SANGGAR TARI SENI BUDAYA ( COMMUNITY ART AND CULTURE )COMPANY FOUNDED IN INDONESIA IN 1973 BY RADEN SOEROYO PRAWIRO  ( ERNA'S GRAND FATHER )  PRAWIRO WAS A LEGENDARY CLASSICAL JAVANESE DANCER AND MASTER MUSSICIAN . ERNA  S WIDYASTUTI  REPRESENTS THE THIRD GENERASION  DEDICATED TO PROMOTING THIS RICH ASPECT OF INDONESIAN DANCE CULTURE  TO  THE WORLD.


    SANTI BUDAYA HAS SET THE HIGH GOAL OF EXPOSING THE WORLD TO INDONESIAN CULTURE THROUGH TEACHING, PRESERVATION, AND PROMOTION OF INDONESIAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND DANCE WE PROUDLY PRESENT THE UNIQUE MULTICULTURAL EXPERIENCE OF SANTI BUDAYA,  IN COLLABORATION WITH OTHER ASIAN AND AMERICAN FINE ART PROGRAMS.  

      FEATURING A TEAM OF HIGHLY TRAINED, PROFESSIONAL DANCERS AND TRADITIONAL MUSICIANS, WE PRESENT A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT  TRADITIONAL DANCE STYLES FROM  THE INDONESIAN ISLANDS, MODERN INDONESIAN DANCE , AND FUSION PIECES DRAWN FROM  DANCE STYLES AROUND THE WORLD. 

   

   Motto:
"ONE GROUP, ONE FAMILY,
UNIQUENESS AND DIVERSITY BECOME PEACE" 
 

Video Productions Santi Budaya, LLC

 Laras Santi Dance Choreographer by Erna S Widyastuti  ( CinNana )

 International Dance of Star ( Dance Show Case ) 

 " Selat Segara Dance by Santi Budaya "

    

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