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900 Klono Sewu Dancers Performed at Opening Ceremony of Bulan Berkunjung Jombang

900 Klono Sewu Dancers Performed at Opening Ceremony of Bulan Berkunjung Jombang The 900 Klono Sewu dancers. (FOTO: Moh Ramli/TIMES Indonesia)
Friday, 06 September 2019 - 11:16

TIMESHONGKONG, JOMBANG – Around 900 Klono Sewu dancers showing their skills and beautiful move on the opening ceremony of Bulan Berkunjung Jombang (BBJ) in Jombang Central Park, East Java on Friday (6/9/2019).

All the dancers were wearing the beautiful colorful dancing outfit. A mask, dark pants, red and green scarf on their waist, and several accecories make their movement look grace evenmore.

The Mayor of Jombang who happened to attend the event and opened the ceremony said that this event was made to preserve the local wisdom and heritage.

"This dance has been stated by the government as a dance which originally came from Jombang. And we must to preserve it," the Mayor of Jombang Mundjidah Wahab said.

This 71 years old lady also stated that this event is aimed to introduce the Klono Sewu dance also introducing Jombang in full character and competence city to the world. (*)

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Editor : Khodijah Siti
Publisher : Sholihin Nur

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