The Mask Of Bujang Ganong

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Reyog or Reog is the traditional art from Ponorogo, East Java. Besides Singa Barong, there are other figures and one of them is Bujang Ganong. This figure is described as the clever, funny and has high martial arts skills.

Physically Bujang Ganong described as smallish, short and ugly, big-nosed, bulging big round eyes, buck-toothed and long hair dreadlocks. However, Bujang Ganong is not just an attractive figure but, his exemplary contains the noble guidance. It shows that the quality of a person cannot be measured only from physical appearance. Bujang Ganong is a local wisdom that trying to tell the philosophy and the meaning of authenticity of life.

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