A dance to greet the guests
This is also a dance to greet the guests, mostly for guests of honour.
It means a 'Peacock Dance.' It is suitably named, because the dance portrays the life of peacocks. The dancers are elaborately dressed with headpiece and colourful long scarf.
This is the infamous social dance in West Java
Tari Topeng Kuncaran:
This is a special dance which tells a story of a King who had vengeance for his unrequited love
A special 'Kraton' (palace) dance which is elegant and beautiful.
It is a warrior dance
Peacock Dance. This dance is very similar to the Western Java's dance.
Beksan Lawung Ageng:
This dance was created by Sri Sultan Hamengku Buwono I (the King) to motivate his soldiers. It is performed by 16 people.
Its origin is Surabaya, the capital city of East Java. Besides performed to greet guests, this dance also symbolizes brevity.
A traditional dance which is filled with brevity and masculinity. It is usually performed on Independence Day, August 17th.