Organization - Betawi Comedy Foundation

Betawi Comedy Foundation
Basic Information
English Betawi Comedy Foundation
Local language Yayasan Komedi Betawi
Country Indonesia
Category Art and culture foundation
Domain Oral Traditions and Expressions
Performing Arts
Function Documentation
Education and Training
Promotion
Revitalization
Established year 2010
Objectives

To realize physically and mentally prosperous artists and to help Betawi artists reach positions of equality in life and a decent living as citizens of Indonesia.

Introduction

Betawi Comedy was directed in 2000 by Syaiful Amri, who changed the display format in accordance with the demands of the times by changing the music Gambang Kromong into Kromong Modern Plus, with the addition of modern musical instruments, and by adapting current factual stories in every single show. Circa 2007, Betawi Comedy lifted stories of toponymy Jakarta from the data and encyclopedias published by the Office of Customs and the Museum of Jakarta.

Major Activities
  • Conducting various art performances, particularly from the Betawi Culture Collection.
  • Preserving culture collections, especially from Betawi culture.
  • Seeking financial help for artists.
  • Providing assistance to victims of natural disasters and other calamities of various forms.
  • Publishing books, magazines, periodicals, and audio-visual productions to support the vision, mission, and goals established by Kombet.
Contact Information (Organization)
Website -
Address Jl. Pangrango No. B 6 Comp. Raflesia Jatimakmur Pondok Gede
Tel +62-848-5921
Fax -
E-mail s_amrie@yahoo.co.id

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