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Batavianese Mask Dance

Batavianese Mask Dance

Batavianese Mask Dance Batavianese Mask Dance is usually perfomed as the body guard of batavianese Mask Perfomance, even if they can also perform by them self. That dance is the Mask Flower Dance, Single Mask Dance or Mask Kedok Dance or New Ked...

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Betawi Arts and Culture Festival

Betawi Arts and Culture Festival

This festival is annual event held as an effort to preserve Betawi arts and culture and to showcase the creativity of the Betawi artists. This Festival will feature a number of Betawi’s arts and culture performan...

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Blantek Mask Dance

Blantek Mask Dance

  

As well known to other Batavia arts as lenong or gambang kromong. Blantek mask was already present in the midst of Batavia society...

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Cokek Dance
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Cokek Dance

   Cokek dance is a dance that comes from Batavia culture. Cokek is defined as a social dance accompanied by the Gambang Kromong orchestra, with female dancers called "puppet cokek", in exchange for money. Guests are given a w...

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Kedok Tunggal Dance
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Kedok Tunggal Dance

Kedok Tunggal Dance is one of Betawi mask dances that tells story about human nature, from calming to strong that described through the use of three different masks (kedok).   The movement which is used is the basic movement of the Betawi ...

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LENONG
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LENONG

Lenong is a form a role Theater in Batavia that began developing in the late 19th  century. Btavianese is used to know soap opera and royal theater. Soap Opera and Royal Theater played by various ethnic groups using Malay Language. Batavianese...

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Ondel-Ondel

Ondel-Ondel

Ondel-ondel are the giant puppets that are inseparable from the Betawi culture and are now the icon of Jakarta. These are made on bamboo frames to allow persons to carry them around from the inside. Ondel-ondel usually come in pairs, the male wear...

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Performances in Public Space
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Performances in Public Space

One of DKI Jakarta’s leading program that introduces Betawi culture by holding events in public spaces like malls, hotels, and tourism destinations.

August 2014 | Jakarta

 

Organized by :

Sudin Kebuday...

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Setu Babakan: Betawi Cultural Village
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Setu Babakan: Betawi Cultural Village

With the large influx of peoples from across Indonesia since Independence, the indigenous Betawi have retreated to outlying areas, mostly to West and South Jakarta.

A Special Betawi Cultural Village covering 289 hectares has been set aside ...

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The Indigenous Betawi

The Indigenous Betawi

The indigenous people of Jakarta are the Betawi, a community of mixed descent, a mixture of different races and ethnic groups, who for generations have made Jakarta their home. Very outspoken and democratic, the Betawi have assimilated different c...

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The Lenggang Nyai Dance

The Lenggang Nyai Dance

A contemporary creation, the Lenggang Nyai is performed by either 4 or 6 girls. Lenggang Nyai expresses both the gracefulness and vivaciousness of the Betawi woman.

Created by Wiwik Widiastuti in 1998, choreographer from Yogyakarta, the Len...

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The Tanjidor

The Tanjidor

This typical Betawi music known as Tanjidor is said to have originated in the Dutch plantations located in the suburbs around Batavia, such as at Depok, Cibinong, Bogor, Bekasi and Tangerang, where local slaves used to play for their Dutch masters...

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Tradisional Dance Japin / Zapin

Tradisional Dance Japin / Zapin

Japin/ Zapin Japin or Zapin is a friendship dance from Northern Sumatra, Riau the continent and archipelago Western, Southern and Eastern Borneo. Japin dance which grows in Batavianese is usually accompanied with Gambus Music and added with 3 &l...

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Tradisional Music Gambang Kromong

Tradisional Music Gambang Kromong

Gambang Kromong Gambang Kromong name is taken from the name of the music instrument, Gambang and Kromong. It is also valuable mixture between native and Chinese element. Chinese element can be seen on the instruments like Tehyan, Kongahyan, and ...

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