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Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Jathilan a Wonderful Art of Jogjakarta



Society of Yogyakarta recognize this art as one of the most popular traditional arts and amazing art performances in Yogyakarta - Indonesia. Jathilan is a unique and exciting traditional cultural arts show from Java. Jathilan is part of the multiculturalism of local culture, behavior of society, and work of people or communities that thrive through the process of learning and adaptation to the environment that serves as a mix of art activity for social life.
Jathilan art
Epic travelers - Jathilan a Wonderful Art of Jogjakarta
Image Reference: Jathilan Art - Kudho Prasojo
Society of Yogyakarta, "Jathilan" is also better known as Kuda Lumping, Kuda kepang, Jaran Kepang or bamboo horse dance. They know this art not only in general information or brochures, but they also know of the type of music and sound used in this art. Jathilan art is a blend of dance art and webbing bamboo horse property accompanied by a gamelan instruments as accompaniment of the dance. While "jathil" is a form of dance on the jathilan or jathilan art which means people who prance (lots of motion). A long time ago jathilan functioning to connect with spirits. But now gradually become the art and entertainment of the people alone, although the elements of sacred or magic is still there.
Equipment
Horses are one of the most important tools in Jathilan art. Horse in jathilan is a woven bamboo called "Kepang" or webbing bamboo that resembles a horse shape. Dancers perform by using horse webbing, generally colorful and decorated with beads and woven ornament which resembles a horse. During their dance, the dancers carry swords. Symbolic of the guarding army. At the time that doesn't allow the woven bamboo can also be replaced with woven coconut leaves. Adults use larger horses, woven weights of approximately 5 - 10 Kg.
The fun of children imitating jathilan art style is also an interesting thing to perform. So the children only use coconut bark, called "Bongkok". But they play in the environment only, apart from the art of jathilan performance.
Folk art, and cultural core
Jathilan is a typical value of cultural preservation as well as the identity of Yogyakarta, especially base the preservation of art, and cultural preservation. Jathilan art is one piece of art based on folk art and cultural core (Seni Budaya Inti Rakyat). "Art of Culture - The Core of Folk" is one piece of art and culture based on community empowerment especially in rural areas. In Yogyakarta; jathilan art is also called folk art or art that can provide prosperity for the people. They build a society with kinship system mainly through "folk art" and "art performances". The real form of community empowerment in Jathilan art is implemented through Paguyuban.
Paguyuban is a group or community that is more involved with art world that has the value of togetherness in building and enhancing regional art and culture. The hope that the welfare of society can be improved through the development of art and culture in rural areas. Jathilan is also a rural culture industry directed to increase the contribution in the development of creative economy. Also optimize the balance between the value of cultural preservation and the creation of economic added value.
Art jathilan is one of the rural creative arts that can make an important contribution, but may be ignored by policies that support the progress and improvement of this art. Such as: the procurement of clothing, art instruments (gamelan) and other equipment.
Jathilan a wonderful art
The people of Yogyakarta are still interested in the traditional art of Lumping horses or Jathilan which become cheap art and spectacle for the people. In addition it also became a means of hobby; so not a few of these art lovers by far come to watch this art. Jathilan is a strategic tool in Yogyakarta tourism development in a tourism destination program focused on the Development of Independent Community Empowerment. Art tourism is a rustic art that has uniqueness and special characteristics. So as to make it better for the local community by increasing the active participation of the community and encouraging the involvement of the community in developing the tourism sector in Yogyakarta. And then art jathilan can make the tourism actors glance at the concept of tourist visits. So not a few actors of tourist destinations and tourist villages into a lively reception with this art.


In art jathilan can see and feel directly the values of local wisdom still felt in the daily life of society. So that tourists really feel the atmosphere of this art as in they everyday life. Local wisdom can be found such as community mutual assistance activities. Jathilan art can carry out a wide range of customary activities, and flexible art activities. This art can plan tourism events, preserve the culture through art and art performances jathilan can include several event in their area. So art jathilan many found and is a tourist magnet especially the city of Yogyakarta.
• Epic travelers - Jathilan art in Yogyakarta
The development of Jathilan art industry.
  1. "Paguyuban Kudho Praneso"
    Address: Gamping Tengah, Ambar Ketawang, Gamping Tengah, Sleman, Yogyakarta.
  2. "Paguyuban Krido Budoyo Turonggo Mudo"
    Address: Gondang Pusung, Cangkringan, Sleman, Yogyakarta.
  3. "Paguyuban Kudho Praneso Ngesti Turonggo Budoyo"
    Address: Kragilan, Sinduadi, Mlati, Sleman, Yogyakarta.
  4. "Paguyuban Turonggo Mudho Cindelaras"
    Address: Sono, Wedomartani, Ngemplak, Sleman, Yogyakarta.
  5. "Paguyuban Kudho Prasojo"
    Address: Tanen, Hargobinangun, Pakem, Sleman, Yogyakarta.
Traditional clothing
Clothing is a value of regional cultural character. Traditional dress of jathilan is has character and diversity. Jathilan art is similar to kethoprak outfits, Wayang Wong (Wayang Orang) and even some very simple ones. Colorful ornament is the meaning or symbol of cultural diversity and attractiveness the audience. Illustration this Jathilan art is a soldier Panembahan Senopati or also called "The war training soldiers". The theme is played, among others: The Panji, Arya Penangsang, and others, but only symbolized in the art and dance.
Song the Jathilan art
The beginning this jathilan art does make us feel involved in dance, exciting song singing, touching and various songs that can be displayed in jathilan art. Jathilan art presents traditional Javanese music and track fixtures, such as: The Campur Sari song, Dangdut, Pop Java, Pop Indonesian, English songs even regional, national and international songs. So the art of jathilan is more add a vibrant art.
Jathilan is part of the epic-culture industry. Among others, the aim is to revitalize the habit of doing cultural activities, cultural society and groups of people who do activities in the field of culture. Thus the journal this time on Jathilan a Wonderful Art of Jogjakarta.
Text and Photography by Sahabat YourHappiness
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