Indonesian Institute of the Arts, Yogyakarta (ISI) is the largest and most comprehensive undergraduate and graduate arts program in Indonesia. The faculty of Dance and Karawitan (Classical Javanese Gamelan) is considered the most distinguished group of Javanese performing arts professionals in Indonesia. With an emphasis on both traditional and new works, the faculty and students create and perform a wide range of public concerts each year. Considered a flagship program for Indonesia, they are frequently invited to perform abroad. Cup of Java was made possible by a generous grant from ISI Yogyakarta for both travel and preparation in Java.