Subang-cultural area of west java,Indonesian
The attraction sisingaan
Dance in the culture Sisingaan
NEVER seen a lion dance as an icon? True. Sisingaan his name. If interpreted in thediscussion Indonesia, Singa artificial means. Sisinggan Subang area is typical of the culture of West Java. That said, this dance appears as a form of popular resistanceagainst the colonial Dutch first Subang. Description of the twin lion as a symbol of Dutch colonization at the time.
This dance is usually played about 2-4 people. They call the stretcher on which there arelion imitations. Certainly not an easy matter, because the lion is not artificial light.
First, good movement, costume or accompanying music is simple. Not to be too smart as it is today. As the changing times, then become an icon Sisingaan Subang culture and experience improvements. His movements were more dynamic and smart, combined withcostumes ngejreng colors, to attract attention. The music added a tool such as variousother percussion, such as drum, Genjring, so it sounds more crowded.
Art is indeed an icon Subang. Until now, there are about 200 groups Sisingaan, who oftendisplayed dala, cultural events, even events such as wedding or circumcision. If khitana,usually circumcised boy climbed on stage and paraded with a lion dance.
In addition, there is the addition of 'action stage' for the more interesting. The most famous is 'jajangkungan' where some people wear enggrang about 3-4 meters, plus the sound offirecrackers. It felt crowded.