Renggong Manis Dance
Renggong Manis Dance is a traditional dance from Betawi, an ethnic from Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia.
This dance is among the traditional dances that is a combination of various cultures, ie. Arab, Chinese, Indian, and Betawi itself. Renggong Manis Dance which is accompanied by Gambang Kromong music and the colourful costumes shows the influences of these cultures.
Initially Renggong Manis Dance was only performed at official events to welcome guests. The dynamic movements and rhythms are full of excitement and joy that makes the Renggong Manis Dance a dance for welcoming guests.