Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Randai Traditional Art


Randai Traditional ArtRandai Traditional Art, West Sumatra, Indonesia 

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Randai in Minangkabau history has a history which is quite long. He was reportedly said to be played by the people of Padang Panjang when loss of Pariangan is able to capture deer coming out of the sea. Randai Minangkabau society is an art that is played by some of the people in terms of a group or team, where in this story are randai performed, such as story Cindua Mato, Malin Deman, Demeanour Nan Tongga, and other folklore. Randai aims to entertain the community usually held at a time when the people's Party or at the feast of Eid al-Fitr.

Randai is played by the actor who will be in charge of conveying a story, this could amount to one person, two people, three people or more depending of the story that was presented, and in play it the main character rendition or encircled by other members which aims to enrich ongoing the event.

Randai is now something that is foreign to the Minangkabau outstanding teenagers, this is due to shifting orientation of the arts or the craze of a generation. Randai is contained in Pasisie and Darek (Mainland).

At first the Randai is a medium to pass on folklore through kaba or couplets or stanzas that are being sung and galombang (dance) were sourced from Minangkabau pencak silat movements. but in its development adopt the style of Randai characterizations and dialogue in a play-a play, like a group of Randai Dardanela. so, in the beginning was the medium to convey folk stories, and less precise if Randai is referred to as the theatre genres although the Randai style storytelling or adopt dialogue theater or radio play.
Randai Traditional Art

Each child had its own style of randai in motion and Pat pants designed-had in pisak, resulting in a range of to hit time, but synchronously. "Hep ... ta ... Dugudung-dak-dik-dung.
Pause for a moment, the child Dialog randai back hepti-hepta-accompanied by the story being sung (couplets) and saluang accompaniment.

"The presence of randai in ceremonies and the people's Party in addition to thicken the sense of traditional also give perfection to the mores of the policy itself. Strong and weak institutions of Minangkabau Customs determines the rise and disappearance of randai, art "

Randai in its present form, is the result of a long process of acculturation among the Minangkabau art traditions with modern drama forms such as tonil, which are Minangkabau society began to be known since the beginning of the 20th century.

"Before the randai became a sort of theater as it is evolving today, the dance is randai. Dance of randai maintained in silat which teaches Ulua Ambek especially in the coastal region (Padang Pariaman). No wonder the Minang contemporary dance dance-nowadays, there is a pattern of motion and pattern of dialogue like randai, "