Arts & Cultures





Angklung Buhun

Angklung buhun art is coming from lebak district with percussion equipment made of bamboo and formed in such a way to produce harmonious sound. Buhun art has a simple art characteristic on its lyric even on its song. Usually it is describing the natural surrounding so that it creates a cozy, peaceful, and harmonious atmosphere. Angklung Buhun Means the Old Angklung, old-fashioned (baheula) in a true meaning is the artistic heritage. It is called buhun because this art was borned along with Baduy people.

By that one of Baduy people’s art first to born is Angklung Buhun. Nowadays, group of angklung buhun art player only can be found in a particular rituals, such as Seren Taun folk’s ceremonial at Cisungsang and Seba in Baduy’s People in Lebak Regency.

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Angklung Gubrag

Angklung gubrak is one of the rare traditional art, even though the people of Kemuning village, Kresek distric - Tangerang Regency still preserve this Angklung gubrak art on the circumcision ceremony, wedding party, and pregnancy thanksgiving. At the past Angklung Gubrak art was played as the rice planting ritual begun aimed for gaining abundant amount of harvests.  There are 6 instruments made of black bamboo tree, each of them called bibit, anak bibit, englok 1, englok 2, gonjing and panembal, equipped with pencak kendang drumb and flute. At the top of angklung tied up with a tape made from wiru flower, according to a believe wiru flower and water coming from the angklung can be used as a medicine or to fertilize a plant. all of the players are stay still not dancing except the dogdog lojor drummer while accompanied by some girl dancers with kebaya costume.

 

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Batik Banten

Kearifan lokal yang tersisa dari pusat kerajaan pemerintah Islam Kesultanan Banten, telah mewarisi berbagai benda-benda kuno yang mempunyai ragam khas dan unik. Lewat warisan itu, masyarakat dapat mengukir karya-karya unggulan sebagai bekal cipta anak cucu di tanah Banten.

Berbagai kajian pemanfaatan ragam hias khas Banten telah ditransformasikan dan didesain ke dalam media kain katun dan sutra yang disebut batik Banten. Batik ini kaya akan muatan filosofi yang mengandung arti dalam setiap motif yang diambil dari toponim. Inilah tatanan aset yang menjadi ciri khas batik Banten tersebut. Batik Banten itu sudah masuk di kancah internasional, bukan karena bentuk dan tatanananya saja, melainkan juga ciri khas yang dimiliki.

Sejak dipatenkan tahun 2003, batik Banten telah mengalami proses panjang hingga akhirnya diakui di seluruh dunia. Batik Banten dipatenkan setelah ada kajian di Malaysia dan Singapura yang diikuti 62 negara di dunia. Batik Banten mendapatkan predikat terbaik se-dunia. Setelah ada himbauan pada 5 Juni hari batik sedunia, Banten menjadi batik pertama yang punya hak paten di UNESCO. Bahkan kini Batik Banten telah berkembang ke berbagai mancanegara. Batik Baten memiliki identitas tell story (motifnya bercerita) memilki khas tersendiri ketimbang batik lain. Beberapa motifnya diadopsi dari benda-benda sejarah (artefak). Di setiap motif terdapat warna abu-abu yang konon menjadi cermin Banten. Semua batiknya mengandung muatan filosofi. Batik Banten memilki ciri yang khas dan unik karena di samping setiap motifnya bercerita sejarah, juga berasal dari benda-benda peninggalan seperti gerabah dan nama-nama penembahan kerajaan Banten seperti Aryamandalika, Sakingking, dan lain-lain.

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Debus

Debus is a kind of performing arts which shown physical immune to some hits, prods, the blow of sharp things. In the game, debus shown physical immune attractions as the players want for many times. In the reign of sultan ageng tirtayasa around 17th century (1651-1652 AD), Debus was aimed as a means to evoke the spirit of fighters against colonizer. In the future development, debus become one of Banten art and culture diversity so that this kind of performing art is loved by the people as a rare and exciting entertainment.  

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Kerajinan Bambu Ciakar


 

Tangerang Regency owned a great potential in crafts like Bambu Ciakar handicraft. Located in Ciakar Village, Panongan distric, Tangerang regency, this crafts center is just 5 km away from tangerang down town. the access is quite easy, it can be reached by using a privat car or public transportation. Bambu Ciakar crafts center has produced many kind of products made from bamboo and rattan such as hausehold equipments, wicker furnitures and many other hause ornaments, which potentially become a souvenir for tourist. there are some craft center other than Panongan distric located in Legok distric, Curug distric, Cikupa distric, Balaraja distric, and Ciputat distric.

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Kerajinan Khas Masyarakat Baduy

Beside their culture uniquiness, the traditional baduy folk have their own creativity in making a uniq and interesting hand craft, made from raw material collected from baduy's junggle area  which crafted traditionally ( hand made ) such as : Koja Bag, accesories, fabrics woven sarong, pure honey bee, etc.

those all will easily found at smal shops, street seller, in Ciboleger Terminal which is a Gateway to a tourism cultural Baduy folk spot, selling by the baduy folk them self. you will also found some souveniers like : headband, black cloth, and Baduy signature T-sirt.   

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Kesenian Buaya Putih

A traditional art of Buaya Putih develop in Curugdahu town, Kadubeureum Village Padarincang Distric Serang Regency. To carry in procession ceremony of Buaya Putih used to do in an activity of sending party’s needs which is become the distinctive local tradition, which the party’s raw needs arranged all the way on a piece of bamboo tree that formed a crocodile’s skeleton with 8 to 10 meters long, decorated with thatch.    

Buaya Putih is played by all 40 people, which 4 of them holding the tassel as the line separator, 2 men at the front and 2 other men as the banner holder, 1 man as the master of ceremonial, at the back 10 other as the village girl dancers, stood at a couple of bride in the middle of parents completed with someone bringing a great umbrella. At the middle there are 4 people as the Buaya putih carrier which have to play the Buaya putih as atractive as they can, under control of Pawang (someone who combines magic and skill in the exercise of his or her profession ) called Ma ijah, this Buaya putih dancing is accompanied by 14 Rudat music players, with musical instruments consist of : Gending para ria, kemplongan, gembrung. 

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Kesenian Pantun Bambu

       Pantun is a traditional musical instrument originally from Cilegon, the money made from bamboo with 10 cm diametrical and 80 cm length, has two joint with a hole in the middle and sliced stick consist of three strings bamboo splinter with 4 musical scale. In one group of bamboo pantun needs at least three pantun, consist of Pantun Melody gendang Tepak, pantun bas gendang bung and Pantun ritme gendang blampak, which is if played at same time will produce a rhythm, sounds like Patingtung instrument. At first time Pantun musical was played at the moment of the farmers took a rest after all day long working hard at the rice field, with a very simple bamboo instrument could produce an entertaining sounds. Nowadays on its expansion this instrument has been collaborated with another musical instruments such as Patingtug, Rudat, Terbang gede and many more. Pantun is now used to accompanied a song or dance as well.

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Masyarakat Adat Cisungsang

Cisaungsang folk’s name is generating from one of river’s name that flow from Sangga Buana Lake at the first time. This lake flow to all nine rivers such as : Cimadur river, ciater, cikadang, cisono, ciberang, cidurian, cicatih, cisimeut, and cisungsang.  Its Government system adhere to three system they are : State government, customary law / adat law and religion system / islamic law. Cisungsang folk leads by a tribal chief, its election trough a wangsit ( spiritual guidance ) from Karuhun, with the sundanese language as the folk languange. Most of the people work as a farmer and trader. Eventhough there are some of them work as labors in the city. Beside poses a folk who still preserve their strong tradition, Cisungsang also has natural beauty attractive with the clement weather and fertile land of Halimun Mountain Range scenic as the background.

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Tari Badaya

Badaya Dance is a performing art from Kabupaten Tangerang, oftenly performed to commemorate Nyimas Melati, a woman soldier who fought in Dutch Occupation Era.