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.
The fun of children imitating jathilan art style is also an interesting thing to perform. So the children only use coconut midrib, called "Bongkok". But they play in the environment only, apart from the art of Jathilan Performance.
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.
They build this Paguyuban based on the intention of respecting and preserving the culture that exist in the area. So isn't a few people in Yogyakarta love art and develop this art that almost in every region into a scene in this art.
Jathilan is a strategic tool in Yogyakarta tourism development in a tourism destination program focused on the Development of Independent Community Empowerment (Pengembangan Pemberdayaan Masyarakat Mandiri or PPMM). 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 isn't a few actors tourist destinations and folk celebrations into a living reception with this art.
|The world of Paguyuban Jathilan / ꦗꦠꦶꦔꦫꦁ||Arts and cultural Preservation|
|1||Jathilan Puspito Wiromo Mudo. Jodag, Mlati, Sleman.||Supardi|
|2||Jathilan Lembayung Senja. Jombor Lor, Sinduadi, Mlati, Sleman.||Tri Jatmiko|
|3||Jathilan Turonggo Wulung. Tanjung Sumberrejo. Tempel.||Tukiran|
|4||Jathilan Mudo Budoyo. Kalirase, Trimulyo, Sleman.||Joko Nuryanto|
|5||Jathilan Mustiko Putro. Ngemplak, Sleman.||Bambang W|
|6||Jathilan Turonggo Budoyo. Sinduadi Mlati, Sleman.||Anwar|
|7||Jathilan Turonggo Cahyo Mudho. Klinyo, Seyegan, Sleman.||Agung Suroso|
|8||Jathilan Pancowiseso. Godean, Sleman.||Bimo|
|9||Jathilan Sekar Gadung. Bangunkerto, Turi, Sleman.||Nursahit|
|10||Jathilan Turonggo Puspito Manunggal. Pakembinangun, Pakem, Sleman.||Slamet Budi S|
|11||Jathilan Satrio Mudho Manunggal. Karang Geneng Umbulharjo, Cangkringan, Sleman.||Nartukijo|
|12||Jathilan Bekso Among Mudo. Mriyan, Margomulyo, Seyegan, Sleman.||Mardiyana|
|13||Jathilan Satrio Utama. Dayakan, Sardonoharjo, Ngaglik Sleman.||Suyitno|
|14||Jathilan Giri Kondang. kaliurang Barat, Hargobinangun, Pakem, Sleman.||Wahyu Irwanto|
|15||Jathilan Kudho Praneso. Gamping Tengah, Ambar Ketawang, Gamping Tengah, Sleman.||-|
|16||Jathilan Krido Budoyo Turonggo Mudo. Gondang Pusung, Cangkringan, Sleman.||-|
|17||Jathilan Kudho Praneso Ngesti Turonggo Budoyo. Kragilan, Sinduadi, Mlati, Sleman.||-|
|18||Jathilan Turonggo Mudho Cindelaras. Sono, Wedomartani, Ngemplak, Sleman.||-|
|19||Jathilan Kudho Prasojo. Tanen, Hargobinangun, Pakem, Sleman.||Suroto|
|* Records: D Hary Junawan|
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