Gamelan dance was first performed at the Istana di Riau Empire and Lingga in the 17th century. It was first performed in public in Pekan Pahang in 1811 during the Tengku Hussain According to Tengku Mariam, the dance was originally made up of 77 Gamelan types but today only 33 types of Gamelan are the result of the absence of the dance instructors. This dance is performed exclusively by female dancers can be staged internally or open performances. Javanese elements can be seen in terms of dance art. The aesthetically, this dance is very beautiful and is the richest form of dance in terms of its kind in most Malay dances.
Date of Input: 27/09/2018 | Updated: 27/09/2018 | kamarulhelmy
Selangor Darul Ehsan.