KATREJI DANCE MALUKU AN ACCULTURATION OF PORTUGUESE & NETHERLAND

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KATREJI DANCE MALUKU AN ACCULTURATION OF PORTUGUESE & NETHERLAND

The Maluku islands have many objects of tourism, especially nautical tourism. As the province’s Islands, beaches and the sea is very beautiful place to visit, such as the region of Seram, Ambon. In addition to the nautical tourism, the province of Maluku islands also has a wide variety of cultural arts society of Maluku. Maluku is an area that has a long history of acculturation, therefore, it is not surprising in the Maluku area dance influenced by cultural elements from outside the Moluccas, as Katreji dance.

Katreji dance is a mixture of Portuguese and Netherlands culture with the culture of the Moluccas, due to the use of the Portuguese language and the Netherlands at the time leader of the dance provides instructions on each motion.

Katreji dance is an original Portuguese dance and commonly used for suave. Katreji dance is one of the typical dances from the region of Ambon , this dance is also a depiction of the socialization of young children.  Katreji dance is played in pairs between the women and men varied with the energetic and exciting. This dance is almost the same with European dances in general because Katreji is also an acculturation of European culture (Portuguese and Netherlands) and the culture of the Moluccas.

This dance is a dance of the Maluku Community Association, which is usually performed at state occasions or village relating to the inauguration ceremonies of the King or the head of the village, or on occasions suave village community with the guest of honor in attendance in his village.

Katreji Dance  is an Acculturation Culture of Portuguese  – Netherlands – Maluku

From a historical approach, this dance is an acculturation of European culture (Portuguese and Netherlands) and Maluku culture. This is more apparent on every instructions pattern changes in motion and who still use the language of Portuguese and Netherlands as a process BILINGUALISME.

In its development of this dance later became an almost folk dance performed at any time on the events of the people’s party, both held at the time a celebration of family, as well as country/village, describing an atmosphere of joy, the joy of the whole community. The dance is accompanied by the music of violins, bamboo flute, ukulele, Caracas, guitar, bass guitar, and tifa with the rhythm pattern of Western music (Europe) the more prominent. This dance is still alive and is favored by the Maluku community until now

Katreji dance show similar to European Dance

Katreji dance is a dance of Portuguese origin are used for hospitality events. The dance is also a depiction of the socialization of young children. Dance Katreji is played in pairs between the women and men varied with the energetic and attractive, this dance is almost the same with European dances in general.

This is more apparent on every instructions pattern changes in motion and who still use the language of Portuguese and Netherlands as a process bilingualisme. This dance is still alive and is favored by the Maluku community until now. This dance is usually performed during the opening festivities such as the wedding, celebration of holidays or festivals/Maluku traditional ceremony.

In addition to Katreji, the famous European influence is a Polonaise that is usually done at the time of the Maluku people married by every member of the party with the pair, forming a circle formation, and perform light movements can be followed everyone both young and old.

Round Dance Performance Katreji

Four eighteen dancers raced into the field without a stage. With bare feet, they are paired. Two pieces of bamboo pole plugged into, on it there is a bamboo rope ties as a buffer lengthwise. The dancers hold directly any cords running stiff down. Each pair is only allowed to take one rope. They are stylish, form a cross pattern. It looks very typical and unique. It’s great served on a wonderful Katreji dance studio staging of Wairanang land of Soya at the Pattimura Park, Ambon, Maluku, last weekend. Eight couples dancing under the Moon Temarang.

Around the arena, no lights were installed, as well as to support lighting choreography. Only strains of tifa totobuang, a set of instruments typical of the Moluccas, which floated in harmony accompanying the dancers in action in the open field, that night. Meru Katreji Dance Dance Association [will young people. Every dancer has always paired to show cohesiveness.

Twenty minutes of dancing provides evidence of the dancers are already trained. At present stage, leaders will continue to provide instructions. That pattern as a sign, the dancers will be wrapped the rope into the rope without wrong. They are very careful, when irregular, the rope will be difficult to reopen.

All instructions  pronounced in Portuguese and Netherlands. Understandably, Katreji dance is a colonial legacy. The difference is, a growing Katreji dance now still use local instruments, it was that distinction in terms of listening to his music. As Dance Association, dance Katreji else had experienced the death of the Queen in the 1960-1970s. Lack of budget to make the dancers left the dance. Luckily, a few local koreografer still put hearts. Finally, the dance appears in the middle of the community.

Now there are already coaching, dance is indeed a European influence, but his music still touches. Dancers in studio can be the distinctive rendition of the dance (traditional) here. A growing Katreji dance now has indeed undergone a change. Any movement is often combined with other traditional dances, call it the bamboo dance Lenso or crazy. Just enjoy the dance.

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