Kuda Lumping : dance crazy horses
Kuda Lumping is the imported Java tailored to Belitung tradition. This is a game that looks like a bullfight, a bullfight with spirits: we invite the spirits to possess the dancers, and exorcises ...
To link with the spirits, is used masks, music of the gamelan and slamming whips that open doors with the other world.
The dragon dance opens the show and invokes the spirits.
The mask invitation to dance.
In a magical arena bounded by the masters of the ceremony, the dancers begin dancing horses after which they will be possessed.
Once possessed, the dancers are capable of prodigies like peeling a coconut with teeth, breaking with the head or eat glass.
Kuda Lumping dance is given only for sacred events such as circumcisions, weddings and village festivals. Depending on the timing of the troop Pandan Sari, please follow their show or their rehearsals ...