Jembrana district has a number of interesting tourist objects, in addition to the famous district of Makepung earth also has a number of decent art to enjoy, one of the villages is quite popular because of its art is Sangkaragung village, this Jembrana village has a popular Jegog art among locals of Bali, including also in demand by foreign tourists.
Sangkaragung Village itself is located in District Country, Jembrana District. This village developed into a tourist village that has a culture and art is quite interesting, so it is not surprising a number of tourists who know information about the existence of this Sangkaragung village want to know him more closely. Jembrana itself has a number of popular tourist attractions, so those who want to visit the West Bali region, can menjend tour tour more leverage, one of the latest attractions in the area Jembrana Green Cliff is now viral in social media.
Jegog art is now well developed in the village of Sangkaragung, often staged at certain events, such as in the birthday of Jembrana district, during the tradition of Makepung and also the Bali Arts Festival which is always held every year. If you want to see Jegog dance performances can come directly to Jegog Suar Agung Sanggar in Sangkaragung village, here staged every Thursday, starting at 19:00 to 21:00 pm, while ordering a minimum of 10 people.
Art jegog this is a musical instrument made of large bamboo stems, the shape is exactly like the rindik made of bamboo stems with smaller size. The bamboo stalks are arranged and lined up with different lengths, resulting in different sounds, very melodic rhythms that require special skill to play them. Jegog musical instrument is indeed different than other musical instruments in Bali and Sangkaragung Village managed to maintain, develop and preserve Jegog art.
Bamboo rods used are selected from the best quality, for the longest bamboo stalk can reach 300 cm with a bamboo diameter of 18 cm, almost 90% of the instrument is made of bamboo. Jegog art creations are indeed a special cultural and artistic attraction, which you may rarely find compared to gamelan like gong kebyar and the like, because Jegog art creations are only specially developed in the region of Jembrana and Sangkaragung is one of them.
Jegog art is also staged in a way that means mebarung staged two different groups, so each trying to show the best, following accompanied by dances and songs, beautifully combined, resulting in fantastic and spectacular art performances.
Jegog art, introduced by Kiyang Geliduh in 1912. The artist came from Banjar Sebual, Dangin Tukad Aya Village, Kec. Country, Kab. Jembrana. Jegog word is derived from the name of one of the musical instruments in the art Gong Kebyar. Historical development, Jegog art is resumed by Pan Natil then he is known as Kiang Jegog from the village of Delodbrawah, so that eventually extends to all areas of Jembrana, and the village of Sangkaragung become one of the villages that currently still cultivate the arts.
In its development during the Dutch colonial era, the colonials had suspected the activities of farmers who took bamboo dikira to make bamboo spikes, so that Jegog art had stopped for several years. Then finally came the artist under Suar Agung Foundation, re-aroused the art, so it can be inherited until now to the next generation, so that became the creation of Jembrana original art and culture.