Betawi culture has consisted of: Lenong, Dance Cokek. And has a music instrument such as Tambourine, samrah, xylophone kromo. Betawi have special food and widths are: diamond widths, dodol Betawi, coconut roots, tape uli,
© Lenong is the traditional theater of Betawi. These
traditional arts with music Gambang Kromong with musical instruments
such as xylophone, kromong, gongs, drums, kempor, flute, and kecrekan,
and Chinese musical elements such as tehyan, kongahyang, and sukong. Plays or scenarios lenong generally contain a moral message, which help the weak, hated greed and moral turpitude. The language used in the Malay lenong (or now in Indonesian) Betawi dialect.
© Cokek Dance is a dance that originated from Betawi culture Doloe Tempo. Today
the orchestra Gambang Kromong used to accompany the creation of new
dance performances, performances of new creations, such as dance Worship
Nyai, Betel Yellow and so on, as well as the accompaniment of dance
social dance called cokek. Cokek dance danced in pairs between men and women. Tanggerang typical dance culture is colored by ethnic Chinese. Dancers wearing kebaya called cokek. Cokek dance-like or similar sintren of Cirebon ronggeng in Central Java. This dance is often synonymous with the erotic dancers, which is considered taboo by most people.
© Samrah is one of the Betawi culture. Samrah
orchestra comes from the Malay as seen from the songs sung like the
song White Bird, Goose Pulo Dua, Betel Yellow, and Cik Minah
Malay-style, in addition to typical Betawi songs, such as Kicir-Kicir,
Jali-jali, sauntered Lenggang spinach and so on. Usual in the accompanying dance orchestra called the Dance Samrah. Dance
with the equations of motion shows that prioritizing Malay generally
dance steps swing and sway rhythmically, coupled with the motions of
martial arts, such as punches, kicks, and the defense that was refined. Usually dancers samrah down in pairs. They
danced to songs of singers who sang the rhyme-rhyme romance
© Tambourine is a round drum-shaped and flat. Circular frame of wood turner, with one hand to tap on goat leather. Arts
in Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and Singapore are often put on
tambourine is musical rhythm of the desert, for example, harp, and
the Malay community in the state of Pahang, tambourine game is very
popular, especially among people living around Sungai Pahang. Tambourine claps accompany traditional songs like indong-indong, bird-kenek kenek, and the coney, coney. In
Malaysia, in addition to regular sized tambourine, there is also a
large tambourine Tambourine named Sweet, played on feast days to
equalize the sound and rhythm.
© Gambang Kromong
Gambang Kromong title is taken from the name of two percussion instrument, the xylophone and kromong. Gambang keys totaling 18 pieces, usually made of wood suangking, riots rock or other types of soft wood sound when struck. Kromong usually made of bronze or iron, totaling 10 pieces (ten pencon).
Gambang Kromong orchestra is a harmonious mix of indigenous elements with Chinese elements. The
physical elements of the Chinese appear on stringed instruments, namely
Tehyan, Kongahyan and Sukong, while other instruments are xylophone,
kromong, drums, and gongs kecrek a native element. The combination of these two elements
© Ketupat LEBARAN
Dish that must exist when Eid is a Ketupat, either fasting Eid (Eid al-Fitr) and Eid Hajj (Eid al-Adha). There is no Eid if there is no Ketupat, in other parts of Indonesia also dish
ketupat widths become hereditary tradition, even in Southeast Asia such
as Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei.Makanan-based rice wrapped in coconut
leaves are highly identified with the widths. Anchoring is usually served with vegetables, chicken opportunistic, or stew meat. Tradition of diamond widths down meal is always served when decreasing widths arrive.
© dodol Betawi
For the people of Betawi, dodol making process implicit social meaning in it. The manufacturing process that takes the spirit of hard worked together and the spirit of togetherness. Hence the need for cooperation and indirect ties between families more closely intertwined.
now, there is no cheerfulness makes it peculiar dodol Betawi, not just
me who came from the Betawi in Jakarta, when visiting family who came
from other communities such as Betawi in Jakarta, had the same story. Perhaps
the activity of each family, or a shift habits can not be sustained
from year to year more and disappeared for one reason or another.
© Akar Kelapa
made from roots resemble the shape of white rice flour, coconut, corn
starch and other materials used so often made during Eid. From year to year as a child, a few days before Eid is already busy making food. Without realizing it, now make a habit of the roots of the head was missing.
© TAPE ULI
is also a dish that is always there when Eid, both in my extended
family and other families in a village betawi still serve food at Eid. This
meal consisted of two meals, which is sticky rice and red tape uli
itself is a mixture of white glutinous rice and coconut steamed.
is dipped (mixed) tape while eating, making food is very delicious, the
food makes this one of your favorite foods Betawi community.