Niti Mahligai Dance Jambi – Indonesia

Dance Mahligai is a local traditional dance that is sacred Jambi , which comes from the village of Kerinci Regency Siula. This dance is part of the ceremony to summon the spirits of the ancestors in order to penetrate into the body of the dancer, who at the peak (climax) dance, the dancers move in a dynamic that has flexure and extraordinary powers. When the spirit has possessed magical, the dancers could dance upon the shards of glass, hot coals, nails jabbing or sharp objects on his body. During the show, accompanied by the music of tambourines Sike (drum), gong, bamboo flute or other instruments as needed. Dance has worked Mahligai now become a work of art performances to enhance public appreciation of the culture

 

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