To me, culture means unity; it makes each individual unique encompassing language, religion, etc. as a society. Culture is what ties people together and gives one individual uniqueness in their identity. Growing up, culture in my city isn’t well-promoted as my surroundings are getting modernized, and nowadays, generations tend to be ignorant about the culture. Java, where I was born, expresses culture in many ways, the most authentic is Javanese music, especially Gamelan. I would describe it as a xylophone-like instrument from Java played in celebrations or accompany such performances as dances or puppet shows. This is something that’s slowly dying in the community of this generation; I would like to bring it back to life by creating a more modern execution of Javanese Music using the Piano, something I’m more familiar with. I hope that people would recognize the Javanese culture more and appreciate it, targeted mostly to locals, to begin with. My goal is to raise awareness about this issue to the community and inspire/ aspire others to love their own cultures as well in their own individual way, especially to locals in my generation. There are different things we can do to appreciate our culture. We don’t have to do it the old/ traditional way, but we can also bring modern and contemporary touches/ influences to develop existing cultures.