Dikir Barat

English

Dikir Barat is a group presentation from Kelantan. Each group is led by leaders known as the Tukang Karut and the Tok Juara.  Both of them take the lead in singing while responding to poetry (pantun) , followed by members of the group (awak-awak) singing in unison (chorus)  in powerful voices.

The musical instruments usually used in Dikir Barat are the rebana(drum) and tetawak (gong).

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