Knowing the nature of the West Java region to get to know better
Of course, there are western Java features that you need to know in order to get to know the province more closely . As we do, West Java is one of the many provinces that attract situated where Bandung is a tourist destination for different kinds of people.
Of course, there are interesting things in this province that make so many people focus on tourist attractions. For those of you who want to know more about this place, you need to know some of the ownership features where each region in Indonesia has different characteristics.
By knowing these features, you can know this area more deeply. Along with knowing its character, you can know that every region in Indonesia is very unique. Here are some of the characteristics of the West Java region that you should know where to separate this province from another province.
Of course, the character is not only known by the outside community but also the ethnic minority of West Java. Moreover, in this province there are many provinces that have their own uniquefeatures. So it’s pity that as an Indonesian citizen you don’t know the uniqueness of each region.
Moreover, the character of Western Java is not only in terms of culture but also in terms of food.With this kind of information , you can know that Indonesia is very rich in culture and food.
But what is very unfortunate is that many young people know nothing about Indonesia, even about the area where they live alone. This condition, if left unavailable, can cause a younger generation to lose their love for their country.
Daily use of language
One of the characteristics of the West Java region is the use of its regional language in everyday life, as we know That Indonesia has many tribes so there are many languages in the region. so it’s not surprising that even if it’s an island, the regional language is very and different.
For west Javanese itself there is also a special regional language like Sundanese. Of course, Sunni languagehas different words from other languages so it’s easy to separate. It is also used in everyday life other than Indonesian.
So the use of this language is also not only limited by sunni tribes but is used by everyone in western Java. Because the use of this language is very important to support daily activities.
So, because the language is one of the characteristics of the West Java region, when you are in the crowd and use sundanese, fellow tribesmen will know for sure you are from West Java just by communicating using that language.
So it’s not surprising to know if someone comes from the area is to look at the language used on a daily basis. Although there are now many who use Indonesian in the use of regional languages still in order for it to continue and not be cancelled on time.
Because if English is abandoned, it is very unfortunate for future generations that they don’t know the native language of their tribe. In fact, the use of language is something different from one tribe from another.
Features contained in musical instruments
Another feature of Western Java that you can see is in the musical instrument section; of course, each region has its own musical instrumentthat can be an area identity, as well as West Java.For this area itself, of course everyone knows its typical musical instrument, is angklung. Angklung itself is a traditional musical instrument made of bamboo.
In fact, many schools, including elementary schools in West Java , have to provide this traditional musical instrument; moreover, playing it is also different from modern instruments as they are now, because simply shaking it will cause some sound;in fact, the popularity of musical instruments is well known around the world.
In addition to angklung, there is a flute instrument that exists in the character of Western Java . When viewed from the material, it is almost like angklung, which is made of bamboo. but what distinguishes it can be seen from its appearance where the watering is made only 1 bamboo. Where this instrument also has a hole that later serves to set the tone.
Of course, the number of holes in this instrument still depends on where it is adjusted to how many songs there will be. However, in general, there are only 4 traces. The instrument was so distinctive that the sunny music had to accompany it. In fact, it’s not unusual when someone is in the field entering and enjoying themselves and then they play flute.
Characteristics of the food section
It is undeniable that the characteristics of Western Java are still reflected in food, with many specialities owned and still outside the West Java region.The condition shows that there are many people who like the province’s common food.Call it a batagor or siomay, which is one of the most common dishes of Western Java that is easy to find in the outer suburbs.
The food consists of fish meat and is wrapped in spring cycle skin and onions and provides peanuts. In addition to street food, there are regular meals such as Menes blocks. The Menes block itself is a special diet made from cassava and grated cheese which acts as a shave. The food itself is two kinds of envy , namely the cadaverbeam line and the m enes block.
In addition, there is oncom rice, which is very popular and even included in one of the western Java features that comes from Tasikmalaya.Oncom itself is a rice mixed by the oncom that has been grilled or fried.During the mixing process, it not only stirred but waited so that between the oncom and the rice mixed equally.
In addition, there are delicious dishes such as green serabi, which is a typical karaoke. Of course, this serabi is different from others because the manufacturing process is almost identical but there are also additional succulent leaves to make it greener. Of course, the use of these leaves is to avoid the use of food colors so they are safe when eating.
The nature of the original dance
The character of Western Java is also shown in the traditional dance section where there are many of them; one of the traditional dances that come from the region in Western Java, is Cirebon, is the mask dance. where this art means, It’s like the story of sunan gunung jati when you want to control the city of Cirebon. But there was then an attack by the prince of welang so there was ultimately war.
The use of masks in this dance has 13 colors, each of which has different characteristics and colors. However, many people have recently used only red and white and the use of masks has also been adapted to the subject of the event being held. In addition to the mask edging there was also a peacock dance inspired by peacocks.
The fruit itself is a symbol of the crown so that the dancers will use the crown when they take action. This dance will come with a gamelan song which will be played by three people. This dance, of course, has been very popular even though foreign. In addition to the above dance, there is a jaipong dance, which is already very popular.
However, this dance used to be controversial because the movement was emotional but recently began to be retained again. So, here are some of the characteristics that this province has. Ti not surprised by knowing the character of Western Java can help keep Him so that future generations know about regional cultural traditions or the character of Western Java is not lost in time.