Benefit Analysis of Wayang Kulit Performance Based on SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals)

  • Warsina, Djoko Suhardjanto, Rahmawati Rahmawati, Agung Nur Probohudono, Barkah Susanto


Culture is essential in economic development of a nation. It has values related to education, economy, politics, social, religion, freedom, welfare, and security. In general, culture forms the basis of the norms adopted and shows the diversity of a nation. For instance, wayang kulit performance is an outstanding and popular Javanese culture that carries moral messages related to religion, nationalism, and patriotism. It can also be a medium for achieving Sustainability Development Goals - SDGs. Generally, development of the SDGs program aims to improve welfare by analyzing the costs of achieving the goals set. This study analyzes the costs incurred in the puppet performance using Benefit Analysis (BA) design. The analytical method is a case study with a phenomenological perspective.