Mandiling

Mandiling adalah seni berbalas pantun khas Bawean yang diiringi oleh instrument jidor, gong, accordion. Awalnya, pantun dinyanyikan sambil menari oleh pasangan laki-laki  yang salah satunya berdandan ala perempuan. Pada perkembangannya, mandiling ditampilkan oleh sepasang laki-laki dan perempuan. Sementara instrument accordion diganti dengan keyboard. Jenis pantun yang ditampilkan biasanya berisi nasihat, rayuan, hingga anekdot yang mengundang tawa. Selain itu, kerancakan irama mandiling terkadang membuat penonton ikut menari bersama. Mandiling biasanya ditampilkan dalam upacara pengantin adat maupun pesta rakyat.

MANDILING

Mandiling is one of Bawean traditional arts which serves take and give pantun (Malay poetry) which is backed up by instrumental musics of Jidor (Indonesian traditional rhythmic music tool made of wood and cow leather), gong (Indonesian traditional rhythmic music tool made of brass or metal), and accordion. Previously, pantun is read like song while dancing by a couple (two men, one of them dress like a woman). As the time goes on, Mandiling is played by a man and a woman, and one of the music tools, the accordion, is replaced by keyboard. Kind of the pantun sung by is usually containing of advice, seduction, and also anecdote that often make the audiences laugh. Mandiling is usually performed in traditional wedding ceremony and traditional folks’ party.

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