Netgenz | Javanese culture is a culture that originates from Java and is embraced by the Javanese people, Javanese culture prioritizes balance, harmony, and harmony in daily life. Javanese culture also highly upholds politeness and simplicity. Among the community, stereotypes have been created about the temperament of Javanese people who are so refined, polite, and resigned to lives or "Nerima". This trait is said to be based on the character of Javanese people who try to maintain harmony and also avoid conflict. They tend to be silent and don't say much to avoid conflict.
Javanese Culture Tribes
The kinship system used by the Javanese is generally patrilineal or uses paternal lineage. This is the same as most tribes in Indonesia, such as the Batak. As a culture, Java certainly has unique tools and equipment for life, among which are the most prominent, here, let's get to know these 3 amazing Javanese cultures.
1. Culture of Central Java:
Central Javanese traditional house is called the Padepokan. Central Java hermitage is the main building of the Mangkunegara palace in Surakarta. Houses and palaces in Central Java generally consist of 3 rooms. Pendopo, a place to receive guests, traditional ceremonies, and arts. Pringgitan for the shadow puppet show. Dalem, the seat of the king. For residents' houses, "Dalem" means a room for a place to live. Traditional clothing for men in Central Java is a head covering called a "Kuluk", wearing a Sikepan, corset, and keris tucked in the waist. He also wears a batik cloth with the same pattern and pattern as the woman. While the women wear long kebaya with batik cloth. The jewelry is in the form of earrings, necklaces, bracelets, and rings. The bun is called bokor "Mengkureb" filled with fragrant pandan leaves.
Central Javanese Traditional Dances: Serimpi Dance, a court dance from the past with a soft, regal, and charming atmosphere. The "Bambangan Cakil" dance, tells the story of the heroine's struggle against the Buto Cakil (giant). A symbol of crushing anger. Remember Enggot dance, lifted from the traditional Banyumas dance. Following the characteristics of the Region, this dance presents lively and witty movements, in tune with the dynamic rhythm of the accompanying Calung music. "Kendalen dance is a brave and brave warrior dance.
Traditional Weapons: Keris is a traditional weapon in the Central Java region that has an important place in its people's lives. Keris can show the position of a person in society. Other weapons are swords, spears, and shields.
Tribe: The tribes and clans in the Central Java area are: Javanese, Samin, Karimun, Kangean, and others.
Regional Language: Javanese
Regional songs: Suwe ora jamu, Gek kepriye, Lir-ilir, Gundul hoe, Gambang suling, and others.
2. East Java Culture
The traditional house of East Java is called the Situbondo house. The Situbondo house is a model of the East Java traditional house which has been influenced by the Madura house. The house had no back door and no rooms either. The front porch is a place to receive male guests and female guests are received on the back porch. They enter from the side of the house. The traditional clothing worn by men is in the form of headgear (headband), a long-sleeved shirt without a neck with clothes in striped colors. A piece of cloth was draped over his shoulders and he wore knee-length trousers with a large belt.
While the women wear short kebaya clothes with a knee-length cloth. The jewelry she wore was a compound necklace and an anklet bracelet. Remo dance, a dance from Surabaya that symbolizes the spirit of heroism. It is danced when welcoming great guests. Reog Ponorogo is an East Java regional dance that shows courage, masculinity, and courage.
T Tanda Dance is a type of social dance that is explored and worked on based on the traditional dance that has developed in the Jombang area and its surroundings. As a social dance, this dance has a happy atmosphere and has a familiar impression.
The weapon that is very famous in East Java is the "Clurit". "Court" is a type of sickle and its shape is quite terrible. Madurese people often put Sickle around his waist. Other weapons in East Java are the Sondre, Kodi, spear, dagger, and chicken feather sickle.
Tribe: The tribes and clans in East Java are: Java, Madura, Tengger, and Using.
Regional Languages: Javanese, Madurese
Regional songs: Tanduk Majeng, Kerapan Sapi.
3. Culture of West Java
Keraton Kasepuhan Cirebon
One example of a West Java traditional house is called Keraton Kasepuhan Cirebon, which has a gate in front of it. Keraton Kasepuhan Cirebon consists of 4 rooms. "Jinem" or "Pendopo" for the guards/guards of the Sultan's safety. Pringgodani, where the Sultan gave orders to the duke. "Prabayasa", where the Sultan and Panembahan receive special guests, the Sultan's work "and" restroom".
Traditional West Java men's clothing in the form of a headgear (headband), a suit with a closed neck (closed coat) He is also wearing a necklace, a keris tucked in the front of the waist, and "a batik cloth.
Meanwhile, the women wore kebaya clothes, necklaces, and batik cloths. Several rocking flower decorations adorned the top of her head. Likewise, the jasmine flower arrangement that adorns the hair in the bun. This outfit is based on Sundanese customs.
Dances: Topeng K launch dance, is a dance that tells the story of a king's revenge because his love was rejected.
Peacock Dance, a dance that tells the story of the life of a peacock that is all beautiful and enchanting.
Rarasati Dance. Dewi Rarasati as Arjuna's beautiful and gentle concubine has a warrior spirit. His skill in archery has awakened Srikandi from his arrogance. Saripati this description is then raised in the form of a group dance with the Cirebon traditional dance movement source. Jaipong dance, a famous West Javanese social dance form.
Traditional Weapons in West Java the famous traditional weapon is the cleaver. On the eyes of the cleaver, there are 1-5 holes and the sheath is made of black cloth. Other weapons are "Kirompang" kris, kidongkol keris, machete, drum, bamboo arrows, wooden arrows, and spears.
Tribe: Sundanese, Bedouin, Betawi, Banten, and others.
Regional Languages: Sundanese, Betawi
Folk songs: Sintren, Cing cangkeling, Bubuy Bulan.
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