Friday, February 27, 2009

reog ponorogo

Reog ponorogo is one of the traditional dance culture from Ponorogo district,east Java. The Dancers use various and very interesting uniform especially tiger mask. They dance uncontrolled and also even they eat glass,any kind from bottle until lamp,because they believe that they have been "controlled" by spirits of the death. The reog ponorogo dancers also in some areas were presenting and including children. You will be fascinating seeing this children act beyond their normal habits and behaviour. You must know also that the main player of this dancer is using his teeth to the mask and you know the weight of the mask ??? more than 30 kg!!!!