The 109th anniversary special event of the Sriwedari Puppet People has been staged at the Sriwedari Wayang Orang Building on Saturday night (20/7/2019). This puppet show is supported by puppet artists from various communities and institutions such as the Surakarta Indonesian Art Institute, Vocational High School 8, RRI Puppet People, Swargaloka Studio in Jakarta, as well as several artists from regions such as Sragen, by performing Mahabaratha Adiratha narrating the Pandhawa from the beginning of the struggle to win the Barathayudha war. The Mayor of Surakarta in this Opportunity congratulated the 109th birthday of the Sriwedarai puppet and cut the cone to open a special Sriwedari Puppet Anniversary special performance. In connection with the Fx. Hadi Rudyatmo expressed hope that on this birthday, the wayang sriwedari people will increasingly be loved by the people in Surakarta and Indonesia in general “We welcome the activities – every year a birthday is held and other activities whose main purpose is to re-socialize art and culture, especially puppet people to the community and this is followed by urban villages in the city of Surakarta. Hopefully, in each region, willing and able to issue the potential that exists, this is one of the supports for the city of Solo as a creative city of world performing arts, which of course is one of the Sriwedari Puppets, “he added.