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Sintren is a traditional dance for Pekalongan community and its surroundings, representing a dance contain magical aura which adapted from love story of Sulasih and Raden Sulandono. Raden Sulandono was a child of Ki Bahurekso result of its marriage with Dewi Rantansari.
Raden Sulandono falling in love with Sulasih, whose only a girl from Kalisalak village, but the love affair did not got bless from Ki Bahurekso. Finally Raden Sulandono lived as an ascetic and Sulasih became a dancer. But the meeting among both continuing in fairyland. The meeting arranged by Dewi Rantansari by putting a fairy soul in to the body of Sulasih, at that moment Raden Sulandono whose on isolation being called by his mother soul to meet Sulasih, and that how the meeting happened. Ever since, every sintren performances, the diviner puts a fairy soul to the body of sintren dancer, for one condition, that the dancer shoul be a virgin. Sintren played by a maiden, assisted by a diviner and accompaniment by gending (Javanese trational musical) consist of 6 persons.