Dongeng Rangkas

May – July 2011

Rangkasbitung: A Piece of Tale

Rangkasbitung: A Piece of Tale is a piece of story which has been taken from two young men from Rangkasbitung – it’s a small town which has a distance 120 kilometer’s from the capital city of Jakarata. Kiwong and Iron have a profession as a tofu sellers. Kiwong sells tofu in the economy train of Rangkasbitung to Jakarta while Iron sells the fresh tofu in the traditional Rangkasbitung market.

Those character are portraits of young generation from post Reformation  in 1998 where Indonesia was a country which had been reigned by military regime before, and turn to be a large democration country in the world. That transformation of the social politic had been impacted to Kiwong and Iron. Kiwong was a young man who graduated from Muslim school and a crackerjack who lived in the street in Jakarta. He still believes to the tradition of Banten’s “whiz”, it’s a magic power and physical which he has believed in overcoming his problems. Meanwhile, Kiwong has chose a profesion as a tofu seller in the train that thought it’s better for him. He hopes he will live better for his family.

Iron, who has got a heritage about the tradition from his family to be a tofu seller, produced fresh tofu for himself to sell in the traditional market, he’s also an underground metal mucian. He believes that music is a gift from God and able to be something in improving himself. Iron doesn’t believe in publicity, and he’d rather to choose to play music only on the stage than publicity itself. Nowadays, he choose to be One Fingger Metal genre who cares with the muslim matters.

Rangkasbitung : A Piece of Tale is a cultural portrait of the Rangkasbitung itself. The town which has became well known of Multatuli ( Douwes Dekker)  writing  about colonialism era of Netherland. The represive time in the colonial government to the Indonesian citizen long time ago.



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