People on central of Java will be familiar with the traditional performance of Tari Topeng Betawi. This dance is also popular as Betawi mask dance where there are several dancers who are performing the traditional dance by using the mask. This is a kind of Indonesian traditional dance which always popular especially around the area of Jakarta.
About Betawi Mask Dance
This traditional Indonesian dance is very well known for the mask-wearing and it comes with the traditional performance of Balinese dance when the dancers are performed the story from heroes, fables, myths and more which usually followed with the musical instrumental from gamelan. This kind of mask dancing is not only popular around Java but also Bali and even on Madura, as a popular traditional Indonesian heritage the new development of mask dancing is also become an interesting topic as worth study for the universities around America and Europe. The location of this traditional dance is usually taking place at some events or you can also find it out on the theatrical performances.
Further Info about Betawi Mask Dance
This famous Betawi mask dance and other Indonesian traditional dances with the usage of mask are having a great influence from the arrival of Hinduism culture to Indonesian areas at the ancient time. So, you can always come to see this traditional performance at some public places such as Taman Mini or others. The ticket price is always depending on the event that you come, and you can always enjoy this great performance.