Ondel-ondel of today is not popular anymore, ondel-ondel been forgotten by most of the Betawi people themselves. Unlike
70 years until the 80's where the Betawi people who love playing shows
ondel-ondel, every citizen of Batavia that the party held a circumcision
/ circumcision there is always a summoned ondel-ondel to in order to
enliven the event (children like to see an ondel ondel even the face of horrific ) and there are already in a week or two week circumcision ceremony with pageantry and use Horses-Ondel Ondel Betawi. Can also be before the circumcision ceremony in the procession wearing ondel-ondel.
a common sight for the Betawi people, but now it is rarely encountered
in the existing settlements in Jakarta, because it was inferior to other
entertainment and perhaps of the Betawi people themselves were no
longer willing to hold the show. Yes it is really ironic, because what might have no time anymore and outdated alias or a lot cost ..!!
the show was good for our generation, especially the children Betawi
culture to be more familiar with their own and do not swallow the time
Now this is his fate Betawi ondel ondel very concern about. There
have been many groups ondel ondel in Jakarta that no longer exist or
disperse, because they are hard to find Regeneration because children
are now no longer wanted to learn it. So it will eventually become a story.
Ondel Betawi ondel now it's been a lot made show from street to
street, from village to village to find money for the arts to be able to
run in today.
- Ondel ondel just decorate the capital Jakarta, or simply used as a mascot of the city. This
art can only be encountered in the city of Jakarta Anniversary
celebrations or as an ornamental in hotels or offices, it was new once a
year we could see each of Jakarta Anniversary.
For any community to have rarely Betawi, ondel ondel playing shows at
the circumcision of her children, so that kids today are not too
familiar with the culture itself. If the condition is not changed ondel ondel undoubtedly will feel foreign in the village itself (Jakarta).
- What is the fate of our culture can survive any Betawi society itself does not matter. It's
not ironic that this culture has no equivalent in other cultures and
the fate will be dropped and made possible many of the artists Betawi
that no longer exist.
- Ondel Betawi ondel have characteristics that are very typical:
To ondel ondel red men, mean or signify the spirit of courage as a man and also commanding.
To ondel ondel white female, mean or signify the goodness and holiness.
- Ondel ondel is sometimes associated with the name of a very brave champions.
- Show ondel ondel or theater performances without a word of this much admired by tourists Foreign tourists.
- Ondel ondel accompaniment consists of carrying, slap, drums kempul kenong KEMONG, KECREK, GONG and TEHYAN or trumpet.
- Music can also ondel ondel to escort martial arts of Betawi. Apart from the tambourine and marawis.
Ondel ondel today has been changed from the mask / mask, because it was
not scary anymore and for the costumes were not already following an
outdated era .