Wayang Golek, West Java Native Arts
Golek puppet is a puppet show of art dolls made of wood, which is especially very popular in the Land of Pasundan.
Wayang Golek is a form of folk theater which is very popular. People often link the word "puppet" with a "shadow", as seen from the puppet show put on screen, where images appear. In West Java, in addition to wayang kulit, the most popular is the puppet show. With regard to the puppet show, there are two kinds of them puppet show flat (cropped) and the puppet show existing prototypes in the Sunda region. Except wayang wong, of all the puppets were played by a puppeteer as a leader who once sang suluk show, voicing Antawacana, set gamelan organize songs and other
In the puppet show performances, the play is usually performed carangan play. Only an occasional strain of the play was performed. This seemed to be a measure of intelligence its puppeteers create carangan play a good and interesting. Some of the famous puppeteer puppet show them Tarkim, RU Partasuanda, Abeng Sunarya, Either Tirayana, Apek, Asep Sunandar Sunarya, Cecelia Supriadi etc..
Pengadegan pattern puppet show are as follows: 1) Tatalu, puppeteer and sinden on stage, gising row / kawit, version murwa, Nayndra, mysticism / kakawen, and biantara; 2) Round unjal, paseban, and bebegalan; 3) Nagara sejen; 4 ) Patepah; 5) War failed; 6) Panakawan / goro-goro; 7) War of flower; 8) War of the racquet; and 9) Tutug.
One function is ngaruat puppet in society, ie cleaning up of accidents (distress). Some people who diruwat (Sukerta), among others: 1) Wunggal (only child); 2) bear Bugang (a sister whose brother died); 3) Suramba (four sons); 4) Surambi (four daughters); 5) Pandavas (five sons); 6) Pandawi (five daughters); 7) Talaga Date Kausak (a son dihapit daughter); 8) Ocean hapit Sindang (a daughter dihapit two sons), and so on.
Puppet show is currently more dominant as folk art performances, which have functions that are relevant to the needs of the community environment, both spiritual and material needs. This way we can see from some of the activities in communities, for example when there is celebration, a good celebration (feast feast) in the context of circumcision, marriage and other diriingi sometimes with a puppet show performances.
Source : wikipedia.org
Images : jacktour.com
Tag : wayang golek, west java, performing arts, native arts