In Javanese tradition, Ruwatan is a spiritual procession to remove bad luck living people who are in Sukertas (hard) Sukertas people, according to the story are the people who will be eaten by Kala. To get out of Sukertas one must di-Ruwat. In this ceremony was a puppeteer doing holy water and sprinkling Penguntingan to participants Ruwat hair and then Dilarung into the sea.
Bedana Dance is the embodiment of a surge of joy for exercise to achieve ecstasy, within certain limits when the dance accompanied by gamelan signature. They are like wandering souls into the green valleys at the foot of the mountain Rajabasa, all the wonderful changes. Aesthetic dance Bedana make ourselves feel always young, full of enthusiasm. And on another occasion, when the witness Bedana dance performed with a sweet smile, we felt drenched in the cool mountain water.
Selampit Delapan is a traditional dance originating from the province of Jambi. The dance was introduced by M.Ceylon when he served at Cultural Department of Jambi in the 1970s. He was born at Padang Sidempuan July 7, 1941 has exceptional talent in the arts of dance. As a good person, friendly, and energetic is making him easy to adapt to local culture and environment. In development, the dance is then set to be one of the typical dances of Jambi Province.