Presentation on theme: "SUNDANESE CULTURE PEPI FIDIA, S.Pd. The name Sunda derives from the word su which means goodness. Sunda also means light, cleanness, bright, and white."— Presentation transcript:
The name Sunda derives from the word su which means goodness. Sunda also means light, cleanness, bright, and white. The Sundanese ( Sundanese : Urang Sunda; Indonesian: Suku Sunda) are an ethnic group native to the western part of the Indonesian island of Java. They number approximately 31 million, and are the second most populous of all the nation's ethnicities.SundaneseIndonesian Java
West Java spreads over an area of 16,670 square miles (43,177 square kilometers. The northern coast is flat, and the southern coast is hilly. The central area is mountainous and is marked by some spectacular volcanoes. West Java spreads over an area of 16,670 square miles (43,177 square kilometers).
Like other Indonesians, most Sundanese are bilingual. Generally, Sundanese is the language of choice among family members and friends, while in the public sphere, Indonesian is used.
The initial religious system of the Sundanese was animism and dynamism with reverence to ancestral (karuhun) and natural spirits identified as hyang, yet bears some traits of monotheism. The best indications are found in the oldest epic poems (wawacan) and among the remote Baduy tribe. This religion is called Sunda Wiwitan ("early Sundanese"). Now, the Sundanese are predominantly Muslim.animism dynamismhyangBaduySunda WiwitanMuslim RELIGION
Myths and heroic stories are an extremely important part of Sundanese culture. Such stories are told through films, puppet shows, oral poetry, novels, and even comic books such as: Sangkuriang, Lutung Kasarung, Ciung Wanara, Mundinglaya Dikusumah, the tales of King Siliwangi. They explain the history of a local kingdom, or the mythical origin of a lake or mountain. Others, like the Ramayana, are Hindu in origin.SangkuriangLutung KasarungCiung WanaraMundinglaya DikusumahKing Siliwangi FOLKLORE
The notable Sundanese musics are angklung bamboo music, kecapi suling music, gamelan degung, reyog Sunda and rampak gendang. Angklung bamboo music instrument is one of world heritagesangklungkecapi sulinggamelan degung MUSICS
The most well known and distinctive Sundanese dance are Jaipongan, a traditional social dance which usually but mistakenly associated with eroticism. Other popular dances such as Merak dance describing colorful dancing peafowls. Sisingaan dance is performed especially in Subang area to celebrate circumcision ritual where the boy to be circumcized is seated upon a lion figure carried by four men. JaiponganeroticismSubangcircumcision DANCES
Wayang golek puppetry is the most popular wayang performance for Sundanese people. Many forms of kejawen dance, literature, gamelan music and shadow puppetry (wayang kulit) derive from the Javanese. [ Sundanese puppetry is more influenced by Islamic folklore than the influence of Indian epics present in Javanese versions.Wayang golekkejawen gamelanshadow puppetrywayang kulit PUPPET
The Sundanese food is characterize with its freshness; the famous lalab eaten with sambal terasi and also karedok demonstrate the Sundanese fondness for fresh raw vegetables.lalab karedok Sayur Asem Sayur Asem vegetable tamarind soup is probably the most popular vegetable soup dish in Sundanese cuisine.tamarind
DISHES Lalab, raw vegetables salad usually eaten with sambalLalabsambal Sambal terasi, mortar grinded chillies with shrimp pasteSambal terasishrimp paste Karedok, raw vegetable salad in peanut sauceKaredokpeanut sauce Lotek, boiled vegetable salad in peanut sauceLotekpeanut sauce Sayur Asem, sour tamarind vegetable soup.Sayur Asem Oncom, a type of fermented food similar to tempeh.Oncomtempeh Various Pepes, pepes is cooking method employing banana leaf wrapper, various ingredients could be made into pepes, such as carp, anchovy, tofu, oncom, leunca, mushroom, etc. The famous recipe is Pais Lauk Emas (carp fish pepes).Pepes Various Ikan Asin, salted fishes, mostly seafood fishes such as jambal, pari (rays), ikan asin bulu ayam, teri (anchovy), and cumi asin (cuttlefish); also fresh water gabus (snakehead).saltedraysanchovysnakehead Various Ikan Bakar, literary means "grilled fish", served with sweet soy sauce and chilli dipping sauce. The fish could be carp, gourami, or catfish.soy sauce
SurabiSurabi, traditional rice flour pancake in sweet coconut sugar syrup Tahu sumedang, fried tofu snack Tahu Gejrot, fried tofu snack with slices of shallots, chilli, and garlic in spicy-sweet sauce Bala-bala, fried dough snack made from various chopped vegetables Cimol, sago or cassava flour balls snack Cireng, fried dough snack made from sago or cassava flour Peuyeum sampeu, sweet fermented cassava Tahu sumedangtofusago Peuyeum sampeu SNACKS
BajigurBajigur, traditional hot drink made from coconut milk, spices, pandan leaf, and coconut sugar Bandrek, traditional hot drink made from ginger, spices, and coconut sugar Cendol, traditional cold made from drink coconut sugar, coconut milk, and green glutinous rice jelly Es Doger, ice cream-like dessert made from coconut flesh, coconut milk, peuyeum (sweet fermented cassava) and pink syrup (rose or cocopandan) Bandrek Cendol Es Doger SNACKS DRINKS