The Dance of Sabdatama

sabdatama

The dance of Sabdatama, accompanied by the music of Song of Sabdatama is dedicated to all citizens of Yogyakarta. This is the presentation of the struggle and the brotherhood, the passion spreader in maintaining the harmony in diversity. Song of Sabdatama is written in three languages; Javanese, Bahasa Indonesia dan English. It is a news to the public outside about a burning determination. Song of Sabdatama is a single of Jogja Hip Hop Foundation (JHF) in collaboration with British rapper, Akala (The Hip Hop Shakespeare).

For your information, Sabdatama (the main words) usually is only issued once by a king. The most popular Sabdatama is when the Sultan Hamengkubuwono IX stated about joining the kingdom of Yogyakarta with the Republic of Indonesia.

The dance of Sabdatama presented this afternoon, March 7, 2015 in the celebration of the rebranding Yogyakarta city, Jogja Istimewa.


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24 comments

    1. Ini bukan tarian keraton Mbak.. tapi murni tari kreasi baru yang dibuat untuk mengiringi lagunya JHF yang kebetulan aroma Jogja-nya kental sekali..

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  1. How creative! Jogja memang sekarang sudah menjelma menjadi kota yang betul-betul sesuai namanya–istimewa :hehe.
    Saya juga tadi tertipu, melihat penarinya saya kira ini tradisional, ternyata setelah dengar lagunya… oke… :haha.

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