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Ondel-Ondel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta

Ondel-Ondel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta

A group of artist perform The Ondel-Ondel dance, a Batavia traditional dance, which is supposed to enliven the new year celebration in the Monas Area of Jakarta.

OndelOndel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta
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A giant red-painted doll takes part in the Ondel-Ondel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta.
OndelOndel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta
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Group of dolls take part in the Ondel-Ondel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta.
OndelOndel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta
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One of giant doll moved by a child being replace with another child to continue the performance.
OndelOndel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta
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The giant doll moved by a person inside it. There are eye holes in the chest of the giant doll.
OndelOndel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta
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A child after using the doll for the ondel-ondel performance.
OndelOndel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta
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After the performance member of the group of ondel-ondel collected money from visitors.
OndelOndel dance performance at Monas in Jakarta
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The characteristic of ondel-ondel performance, the people inside the giant doll moving their feet dancing around.

A group of artist perform The Ondel-Ondel dance, a Batavia traditional dance, which is supposed to enliven the new year celebration in the Monas Area of Jakarta.

Ondel ondel Betawi people is a form of performance that is often displayed in people’s parties. It seems ondel-ondel portray ancestors or ancestors who always keep their grandchildren or a resident of a village.
Ondel-ondel in the form of a large doll that is about 2.5 meters in diameter ± 80 cm, made of woven bamboo, which is prepared in such a way so easily borne from it. Form part of the face mask or a mask, a head of hair made from palm fiber. Face-ondel ondel men usually painted in red, while white women. These forms show many similarities to those in some other areas.
In Pasundan known as Badawang, in Central Java Beans called Barongan, while in Bali known as Barong Landung. According to estimates of performances had been there since before the spread of Islam in Java.

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