Showing posts with label traditional art. Show all posts
Showing posts with label traditional art. Show all posts

Saturday, March 26, 2011

OVJ Opera Van Java travel to Malang

Until the 519th episode aired the first time since December 12 two years ago, Opera Van Java finally held a roadshow to the town of Malang. For two days, (25-26/3) Trans 7 will be in Malang by presenting OVJ program, held at the (Universitas Negeri Malang) State University of Malang Graha Cakrawala Universitas Negeri Malang.

The presence of talent OVJ to his city, would not be left silent by the people of Malang city. Since the announcement, they continue to hunt for places where to get tickets were distributed for free.

No wonder in a short time these tickets sold out direbutkan. Even still many who do not get ration tickets to watch the show day or night.

"We did not expect so much public interest against OVJ arrival in the city of Malang. The number of 8000 tickets is the biggest attendance we've ever experienced during roadshows held in some areas,"explained Alung, Executive Producer OVJ.

"Therefore, we as providers of Trans7 apologize profusely for the prospective audience who did not get a ticket," continued Alung, responding to complaints viewers could not get tickets.

For those who do not get a ticket, the Trans7 provide big screen outside the building. As for people who can not come directly witness the hilarious action Parto, Nunung, Andre, Aziz and Sule, could see the broadcast on television.

Monday, July 5, 2010


Tari Reog Ponorogo/Reog Dance represent a folk art from Ponorogo East Java area. This Dance about story war from monarchic palace of Kediri Jawa Timur. The Dance depicting story King journey from empire of Bantarangin to Kediri defeat a tiger group and peacock led by Singobarong.

Reog Ponorogo Is a folk dance entangling 30 until 45 dancer The main dancer wear big clothes is made from peacock fur and wear head mask tiger. Heavy of the mask is about 40 until 50 kg and supported by a string nipped by dancer tooth. While Other dancer wear mask like devil.

This Reog Ponorogo Dance have been ever claimed by Malaysia as culture from the state. But get hard reaction from Indonesia citizen specially original citizen of Ponorogo. Dance Reog Ponorogo is real from Indonesian original culture.

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Wayang Kulit Jawa in The Modern Era

Wayang Kulit Jawa is ancient artistry in Java which have there is since era Wali Songo. In the past, Puppets or Wayang Kulit Jawa is used as media missionize by all Wali. Wayang Kulit Jawa become popular in society with various story which full of humannity values. Many story in Wayang Kulit Art narrating about warrior which can improve nationalism.

In this time Story in Artistry of Wayang Kulit Jawa also often filled meagrely insinuation or criticize to power government. Usually the problem of which is lifted is about small people oppressed.

In The Theatre Of Art Wayang Kulit Jawa is usually accompanied with original music of Jawa that is Jawa gamelan. Music Gamelan Java with beautiful and typical rhythm always become complement in Artistry of Wayang Kulit so that if there is Wayang Kulit there and sure there is Gamelan.

I expect artistry of this Wayang Kulit Jawa can continue glorious in period to come and
becoming Indonesian Culture that confessed by world .

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Saturday, July 3, 2010

WAYANG KULIT The Classic Art From JAWA

Every country have unique culture or artistry. In Indonesia especially in Java, there are a unique traditional artistry. the Tradition art is Wayang Kulit. Wayang Kulit is very popular and popular show art by various society in Java, and have got confession as cultural masterpiece of world ( Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity) ratified by UNESCO on 7 November 2003.

Wayang Kulit show one of the form culture of unique Traditional Java and full of life philosophy values signalizing courtesy, moderation, sincerity, warrior attitude and faithfulness and also the nature of kesatria. Beside that Wayang Kulit Play story also with advice advice developing someone person toward more positive and also develop value
assess nation moral.

The Philosophy life values usually in the form of Symbol, like in Wayang Kulit picture, Ianguage and or used story in the theatre of Wayang Kulit. Symbol in puppets that's which is used by a Dalang as study media from a generation to next generation.

As is big of lifted story in the theatre of Wayang Kulit stem from Ramayana epic and Mahabarata ( coming from Indian) which is then processed, to be renewed and adapted by tradition and way of cultural approach of Java.

Wayang Kulit very coherent in life of Java society, therefore Java society accustomed perform a Wayang Kulit to commemorate or celebrate affairs of great moment, the example: birth of child, and nuptials commemoration of death.

Wayang Kulit also have important role in religion ritual event of Java society. Most of all countryside in Central Java and East Java in one year once perform Wayang Kulit in honour of and pray their ancestors late.

Religion Ritual ceremony which use Wayang Kulit media also can be met in Ruwatan event. Ruwatan is a magical ceremony with aim to to throw away mischance and also vanish past sin.

According to history data, Wayang Kulit show. there have in Java since 11th century. In the begining, Wayang Kulit show. represent the part of religious ritual ceremony of Java society. But along era growth, shadow play performance. have turned into show art which beside as media education of moral also as entertainment amusement media.

In the theatre of Wayang Kulit, Appliance Music Gamelan also become music which is obliged to be played. Gamelan represent traditional castanets which become music master in Wayang Kulit. Incomplete if in the theatre of this no gamelan.

by ramadhani