Haki Wanudya Taranggana
Universitas Negeri Yogjakarta
This study aims to describe the aesthetic value in Lengger Punjen Dance in Giyanti Hamlet, Kadipaten Village, Selomerto District, Wonosobo Regency. This type of qualitative research is descriptive. Collecting data using observation, in-depth interviews, and documentation study. The data that has been collected is withdrawn and then withdrawn, the validity of the data is tested using the source triangulation method. Research results: 1. Lengger Punjen dance is a dance created to create new nuances in the art of lengger, which functions as entertainment, performing arts and ceremonies. 2. The aesthetic value of the Lengger Punjen Dance is seen from the aesthetic elements, namely form (shape and structure), there are intrance and punjen forms (raised on the shoulder) as well as the structure of pure motion and meaningful motion, the weight shown in a wisdom atmosphere describes family and death. , The idea is inspired by the form of Bondhan Kendi Dance with messages containing religious messages and advice, shown in the talents and skills that must be performed routinely and as means of supporting performance. 3. The aesthetic value of Lengger Punjen Dance can be seen from the principle of aesthetic value, namely harmony through the number of dancers (in pairs), make-up, movement, and property, balance through motion when displayed (lifted on the shoulder), contrast is seen very striking from the development of hand movements if it is danced by several pairs of dancers because the harmony of the movements between the dancers is not visible. Our complexity is lifting female dancers (munji).