Dikir Rebana

English

Dikir Rebana has existed a long time ago and since then, there has been no changes.  The rebana (drum) is made from goat- skin and wood and the usual size is 24 “ or 2 ft.

The performers sit cross-legged and the rebana is placed above their soles.  In the olden days, Dikir Rebana is performed when the Ruler was about to go to bed or to pray.  Nowadays Dikir Rebana is performed in weddings.

Dikir Rebana is divided into Dikir Maulud and Dikir Berdah. The Saraful Anam Holy Book is used to recite verses from the book.Dikir Rebana has many songs and the music is played by a group of 5 tp 7 people.

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