Peacock Dance - Welcome Dance For The BrideWest Java Arts
Peacock Dance is a dance of creation of Pasundan created by Raden Tjetjep Somantri in 1950 and regenerated by dra. Irawati Durban in 1965. This dance tells about peafowl charms to attract the female heart.
The male will display the beauty of the long tail feathers and colorful to attract the female heart. The manly gestures that looked like a graceful dance that displays the charm of her best so that the female becomes fascinated.
In a show, the Peacock Dance generally played by one or several female dancers. Any meaningful movement cheerful and happy, so this dance is often used as a dance of welcome gifts for guests or the groom to the wedding time.
Colorful costumes with the typical accent characteristic of the peacock and the wings are filled with sequins, add a wonderful charm of this dance when stretched by the dancer, and a crown decorated with a peacock's head called “singer” who will be rocking every dancer move her head.
In any event Peacock Dance most often displayed, especially to welcome important guests or to introduce Indonesian culture to the international level.