|English||PT. Saung Angklung Udjo|
Education and Training
Formed on the basis of Mang Udjo Ngalagena’s love and ambition and his wife, Mrs. Uum Sumiati (late) in 1958 to help preserve the distinctive art of the West Java by relying on the spirit of mutual cooperation among fellow villagers, which is also intended to help preserve nature and the environment. Saung Angklung Udjo is an art gallery for performing arts, arts education center, and training laboratory to educate coaches and players in the field of performing arts of West Java, especially the angklung
Saung Angklung Udjo (SAU) is a comprehensive cultural tourism destination with a performance area, bamboo craft center, and workshop for bamboo musical instruments. SAU in Bandung works to preserve and develop Sunda culture – especially angklung – and raise awareness with the public through education and training. With its unique atmosphere of Tatar Parahyangan (Sundanese atmosphere) in the East Bandung region, SAU has become an ideal place to enjoy bamboo instruments music, from the interior decor and landscape elements to the sound of the music.
By thus illustrating the harmony between nature and culture, it is not surprising that SAU has developed into a tourist destination that provides an immersive experience of Sundanese culture through a world cultural heritage iste. SAU was established in 1966 by Udjo Ngalagena, better known as Mang Udjo, with his wife, Uum Sumiati, with the aim of preserving traditional Sundanese arts and culture. Mang Udjo was born on March 5, 1929. Mang Udjo is the sixth son of the couple Wiranta and Imi. Having studied angklung since the age of four, Mang Udjo established Saung Angklung Udjo.
Saung Angklung Udjo is a one–stop cultural site that consists of a performance venue, bamboo handicraft center, and bamboo instrument workshop. In addition, SAU has an honorable function as an educational laboratory and training center to preserve Sundanese culture, with a specific emphasis on Angklung.
|Contact Information (Organization)|
|Address||Jl. Padasuka 118, Bandung 40192, West Java, Indonesia|
|Tel||+62 22 727 1714, +62 22 710 1736|
|Fax||+62 22 720 1587|