Shadow Puppet Show, Performance by Dalang Kukuh Bayu Aji with title : Double Khrisna
At the first scene, there is a meeting called “jejer” in Astina Kingdom. Duryudana as the King, faced Sengkuni as Prime Minister, Durna as advisor, Kartamarma as warlords and a guest, Baladewa, the King of Mandura Kingdom. The discuss about, Baratyuda-the geat war between Pandawa vs Kurawa-preparation.
Then, Krisna come and declare if he will change side, from Pandawa’s mentor to become Kurawa’s ally, and have plan to eliminating all Pandawa before Baratayudha.
Baladewa as the older brother of Krisna shocked. Think impossible if Krisna will kill all Pandawa, because Krishna has been destined by the gods as the Pandavas Advisory. The he argued with his brother, about it. But, immediately Baladewa attacked by a skeleton-like-with royal dress-creature. Declare himmselves as Kumarayaksa, the King of Glagarwesi Kingdom.
Kumarayaksa was Krisna’s apprentice. And he was ordered by Krishna to beat Baladewa. ❓
Kumarayaksa defeated by Baladewa easily.
Krisna than show his special ability”Aji Gelap Sewu”, mean : Thousand Hurricane! Baladewa then thown away by this.
Krisna have plan to attack Amarta, Kingdom od Pandawa family. He call his apprentices : Kumarayaksa and Kumaradewa to deploy and mobilize their monstrous soldier to do this.
At the gate of Amarta Kingdom, there are Antareja, Irawan and Bawor.
Then Monstrous soldier from Glagarwesi Kingdom come.
The monstrous soldier defeated by Antareja, Irawan and Bawor
Secial effect from Dalang Kukuh here, when Irawan shot one of his enemy with arrow. The creature immediatelly burn, ral burn, eal fire, very good
After all his soldier defeated, Krisna show his special ability.
Become gigantic monster.
Antareja and Irawan canguered by this huge creature.
Then the show enters next round, called Gara-gara.
to be continued