Symbolic Meaning of Pakeliran Ki Manteb Soedharsono Entitled Semar Sang Pamomong

Bangkit Irmanudin Bahri


The performance of wayang kulit in commemoration of the 71st anniversary of East Java Province at that time was staged by Ki Manteb Soedharsono with the play Semar Sang Pamomong. This research reveals qualitative and realist ethnography approach to find and analyze the symbolic meaning of Pakeliran Ki Manteb Soedharsono entitled Semar Sang Pamomong. Ki Manteb Soedharsono presented the wayang kulit show entitled Semar Sang Pamomong which contained symbolic aspect of Semar's character as visualization the role of Dr. Soekarwo, S.H., M.Hum. and Drs. Saifullah Yusuf in governing East Java Province, the event of moving Semar was as a spirit to build East Java Province, and content view as a provision of ideology or a view of life to build East Java Province.

Keywords: symbolic meaning, character, event, content view

DOI: 10.7176/JLLL/59-06

Publication date: August 31st 2019

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