In the short time span of more or less three months, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the world to adapt. Amid uncertainty, mitigation efforts are needed to ensure the economy continues.
Amid the changing times and influx of products of pop culture into villages, Saiman, 65 and Saidin, 52, are perseveringly asking young people to enjoy and perform this Javanese traditional art.
Support from families, relatives and neighbors is fortifying social capital amid the uncertainties of the Covid-19 pandemic. People that have recovered from Covid-19 attest to the social capital’s benefits.
After darkness, comes light. The shift can trigger an awakening. National Awakening Day is very meaningful at a time when Ibu Pertiwi (the motherland) has been hit hard by the Covid-19 outbreak.