Central Java, Bambangan Cakil dance

Written by on July 8, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

Central Java, Bambangan Cakil dance


Bambangan Cakil dance is one of classical dances in Java, Central Java in particular. This dance is actually adopted from one of the scenes that exist in the staging of the Puppet scene or Wayang Kulit traditional puppet, which is Perang Kembang or Flower War.

This dance is telling about the battle between the knights that fight giants. The knight is a character that is subtle and gentle, while the giant figures is illustrate the rough and cruel. In Leather puppet performances, Perang Kembang scenes are usually performed at the middle or the show or at Pathet Sanga stage.

The meaning that contained in this dance is that all forms of crime and wrath which definitely inferior to the good

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