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Journal : Sabda: Jurnal Kajian Kebudayaan

MAKNA MITOLOGIS LEGENDA JAKA POLENG DEVI, WIKA SOVIANA
Sabda: Jurnal Kajian Kebudayaan Vol 3, No 2: 2008
Publisher : Fakultas Ilmu Budaya Universitas Diponegoro

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Jaka Poleng legend is a folklore with several versions developed in the northern coastal area of Brebes. Comparing the oral and written versions of Jaka Poleng story resulted in some differences in the transformation of Jaka Poleng into a snake. The public response of the mythological meaning of the Jaka Poleng story is the reaction toward the existence of Jaka Poleng figure. This figure is believed to remain exist in one room in the Pendopo Kabupaten of Brebes. Some believe that Jaka Poleng is the guardian of Brebes people.
STRATEGI PELESTARIAN SINTREN Studi Kasus di Brebes Devi, Wika Soviana
Sabda: Jurnal Kajian Kebudayaan Vol 7, No 1: 2012
Publisher : Fakultas Ilmu Budaya Universitas Diponegoro

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The traditional performing art of sintren is distinctive art flourished in northern coast of Java such as Brebes area. This kind of sintren performing art requires some conditions and rites that must be fulfilled for stage performance. The art of sintren has a background folklore who was later appointed into a show which is magical. To understand the art of sintren a collection and an analysis of data were obtained through interview, observation, and study of documents pertaining the art show of sintren. Performances of sintren exercised by some personnels, one is a kawih or sinden as a singer for sintren, to call down the nymphs of sintren, a sintren dancer and musicians. Sintren dancer who was possessed by sintren nymph will change clothes to be beautiful by hand and body bound and put in confinement. Brebes communities have recognized sintren performances as magical performances served at night and on certain occasions.