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Tiban Is one of Trenggalek's dance which has been perpetuated by a great number of villagers. "ban was a dry seasonal tradition for young shepherds trying to get water for their cattle. To obtain water, they occupied with the game the rain fell down heavily. Up to the present time. "Tiban" has still been held every dry season to plead for rain to God. The whip Is made of several twlsted sugar palm leaf ribs This game is led by "landang" (referee). A "Landang" is a wise person who master the rule of the game. This game is accompanied whit "pelog" (seven • tone gamelan scate) and "genadang" (small drum covered with leather at each end) played In dynamic rhythm which make the dancers more energic and antusiastic.
The dance belong to the traditional dance called "jaranan" which is also founding another regions. But Turonggo Yakso has a special made of bufallo's leather. Turonggo Yakso symbolizes the victory of villages in driving away the devil. in addition to the unique imitation horse, the moment of the dance and the "gending" (musical composition for the gamelan) are also dynamic and energic.