This exciting dance is one of the West Java arts identity that often appear at special events and big up to statehood. Some people of Central Java, East Java, Bali, Sumatera even people from other countries are also used to learn Jaipong dance.
The appeal of dancer and also the dynamic movement and the sound of drums carry their wasp involved moving the body to dance.
Accompanied by a string of strikes a harmonious tone music with body movements of the dancer, make the beauty of Jaipong dance comfortable enough to be enjoyed . The musical accompaniment the dancer is usually a combination of several musical instruments among others: drums, bonang, rincik, demung, fiddle and also the singers.
During its performance, women Jaipong dancers wear a nice and glamourous uniform that consist of sinjang (sarong) plus trousers, kebaya ( looks like shirt or blouse with long or short sleeve) and hair bun and also shawl or stole worn over the dancer’s shoulder.
We can see Jaipong dance not only on their performance at a modern stage, hall, stadium or at the hotel ballroom but we can also enjoy that performance at the weeding party in small vilages, mainly in West Java. There is a pride for some people of the villages if they could be able to entertain their guest with Jaipong dance in a wedding party held by them. You may also dance with the dancers if you want to.