Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Bacang Traditional Performing Arts
BACANG Performing Arts
Bacang is tradional performing arts from west Kalimantan Indonesia
West Kalimantan A legend of the "jangkang" people which still performed until today.
The word "BACANG" means an woman's expression of grief over violence and misfortune.
Pattern of performance
Combination of music, traditional dance song, comedy and dialogue. The dialog is adjusted to the prevailing situation condition of the audience. The performance is started with a parade of dancing and singing performers on stage preceded by the leading artists. conclusion is also done with a song dance and presentation of token appreciation to the community leader
17 persons, comprising 10 men and women
Dayak traditional costume adorned feathers of the Enggang bird (a kind of rarebird).
"Gong", "Beduk", "Gendang" Kleneng-an" and long guitar (traditional guitar).