Arbia', 03 Safar 1439 (Tuesday, 24 October 2017 02:15)
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Performing Art

  • A. Overview Ten beautiful girls and ten pengrawit (accompanists) at the age of less than 25 years old danced in synchronous movements. The dance performed was so synchronous and full of symbolical meanings. Sunglasses, socks, and Western clothes, became the main costumes. The costumes indicated the military elements of this dance, ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Over the time, traditional music is having less and less devotee. Krumpyung, a kind of music whose one of the main instruments is bamboo, is one of them. In the battle with modernism, Krumpyung music from Kulon Progo Regency struggles to keep its existence. If heard in a glance, the soft tone of Krumpyung music sounds as ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Anniversary of a city is usually celebrated in merrymaking. Numbers of activities are held, such as night vigil, art and cultural performance, exhibition of local products and also music concert. Yogyakarta is one of the cities in Indonesia that always hold the merriest anniversary. This City of Students holds its ... detail... »

  • A. Overview As a city famous for its culture, Yogyakarta has many classic dances which have existed since a long time ago. The classic dances of Yogyakarta that flourished in the keraton (royal palace) neighborhood are cultural works of high artistic values that defines the city along with many other aspects. In general, artistic ... detail... »

  • A. Introduction Sendratari Ramayana, also known as Ramayana Ballet, is an art exhibition that combines drama and dance to perform Ramayana story. Ramayana story is a legend beautifully carved on the wall of Siwa Temple, one of the temples in Prambanan complex. If you walk around the temple in a pradaksina (clockwise) direction, you ... detail... »

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  • A. Brief Information The word “mabissu” is derived from “bissu” with a prefix addition of “ma“ that means “to perform bissu dance.” “Bissu” in “Bissu Dance” can be meant as clean and pure from menstruation, and invulnerable to any dagger. Likewise, amongst the Bugis people, “bissu” is the name of people ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Once upon a time, the King of Bantar Angin Kingdom named Kelana Swadana was going to propose for marriage to a beautiful girl, the daughter of Kediri King. Unfortunately, Kelana Swadana`s journey to Kediri was stopped because of the cruel blockade done by a group of wild animals namely Singobarong which guarded the ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Teluk Stabas Festival is commonly called Pesta Sekura (Sekura Party) or Pesta Topeng (Mask Party) by Lampung people. The festival is intentionally celebrated as an effort to reveal, to preserve, and to develop the heritage of Lampung people`s cultural civilization. It originally comes from Lampung society, ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Cakalele dance is a traditional dance from Maluku Province that is performed by 30 people either male or female. Male dancers wear war clothes dominated by red and yellow color. Not only that, they also hold parang (swords) on the right hand and salawaku (shields) on the left hand and don aluminium hats decorated ... detail... »

  • A. Brief Information Most of Gayo people in Central Aceh District live either in mountainous areas or in highlands. They tend to preserve their traditions like Didong. Didong is a very popular traditional art amongst Gayo people. The players of Didong are commonly called ceh-ceh didong. There are Ceh Lakiki, Ceh To`et, Ceh Daman, Ceh ... detail... »

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