“ Ruwatan Pandawa “ di Pendapa Tamansiswa

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The hair cutting scene of Pandawa by RM. Kristiadi, S.Sn, as puppet master or directer in “Pandawa Ruwat” was a closing act in Wayang Wong festival presented by Culture And Tourism Department of kota Yogyakarta in cooperation with Suryo Kencono Art Society in Tamansiswa Terrace (22/10).

Pandawa Ruwat performed by 35 dancers astonished audiences. Pandawa Ruwat well composed by RM. Kuswananto Kuncara Dewa as a choreographer, and also the music arranged by Pardiman Joyonegoro. every dancer had been touch by delight makeup by Antis Tricahyani, S.Sn and all dress for play been provides by KMT. Suryawasesa.

Pandawa Ruwat play took a setting where Bethara Kala, Son of Bethara Guru, always on starvation and started to prey human. Once Bethara Guru been agitated and summon His Son, Bethara Kala to stop making human as his prey, unless they are Sukerta,ontang-anting (a single child), Sendang kapit pancuran (a girl who has a big brother and little brother), pancuran kapit sendang (a boy who has a big sister and a little sister) and he may prey Pandawa ( sons of 5 brothers). to avoiding Bethara Kala, Pandawa must held some rituals such as cutting their hair. this symbols of ritual to avoiding a badluck nowdays known as Ruwatan.

on same occasion, Drs. Suparna the chief of wayang wong department in Culture and Tourism Department in Yogyakarta told that Pandawa Ruwat are the fourth of six purposed performances, couple days ago pre-act with title “Sumantri Winisudha” been played on Ndalem Mangkubumen Terrace (Universitas Widya Mataram’s Ballroom) and he also emphasized that this performance as a real step to empowering Culture and Social Organization especially in Wayang Wong Dancer Society.

Adegan pemotongan rambut Pandawa Lima oleh RM. Kristiadi, S.Sn, sebagai Dalang atau Sutradara Wayang Wong “ Pandawa Ruwat “, merupakan akhir Pergelaran Wayang Wong yang diselenggarakan Dinas Pariwisata dan Kebudayaan Kota Yogyakarta dan Paguyuban Kesenian Suryo Kencono Yogyakarta, di Pendapa Tamansiswa Yogyakarta, beberapa hari yang lalu ( 22/10 ).

Pergelaran yang menampilkan 35 ( tiga puluh lima ) orang penari tersebut mendapat sambutan hangat dari penonton yang memadati Pendapa Tamansiswa. Pergelaran didukung Penata Tari RM. Kuswananto Kuncara Dewa, Penata Iringan Pardiman Joyonegoro, S.Sn, Penata Rias Antis Tricahyani, S.Sn dan Penata Busana KMT. Suryawasesa.

Dikisahkan bahwa Bathara Kala, anak Bathara Guru, selalu lapar. Maka dia selalu mencari mangsa manusia. Setiap manusia yang dijumpai, akan dimangsa. Bathara Guru sangat prihatin, Akhirnya memanggil Bathara Kala, dan melarang memangsa setiap manusia. Tapi boleh memangsa manusia yang SUKERTA. Seperti Anak Tunggal/ Ontang_anting, Anak Perempuan kedua dari 2 ( dua ) saudara laki/ Sendang kapit pancuran, Anak Laki-laki kedua dari 2 ( dua ) saudara perempuan/ Pancuran kapit sendang, Anak Laki-laki 5 ( lima ) orang/ Pandawa lima. Untuk menghindari Bathara Kala memangsa Pandawa. Maka perlu diadakan upacara RUWATAN untuk Pandawa. Upacara tersebut antara lain ditandai dengan pemotongan sebagian rambut.

Pada kesempatan yang sama Drs. Suparna, Pemimpin Kegiatan Pergelaran Wayang Wong Dinas Pariwisata dan Kebudayaan Kota Yogyakarta, menyampaikan bahwa pergelaran tersebut merupakan ke 4 ( empat ) kalinya dari 6 ( enam ) kali pergelaran yang di rencanakan. Selanjutnya disampaikan bahwa pergelaran wayang wong dimaksudkan sebagai langkah penguatan lembaga Sosial Budaya, khususnya kelompok kesenian ( wayang wong ). Pergelaran yang sama juga telah diselenggarakan di Pendapa Ndalem Mangkubumen ( Universitas Widya Mataram ), dengan lakon Sumantri Winisudha, beberapa hari yang lalu.

[Norwind N Winursito/Jogjatoday]

photo by Norwind N Winursito for jogjatoday.com

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