Selasa, 26 Juni 2012


Tor Tor is an awfully a fantastic traditional dance Batak tribe, North Sumatera, Indonesia.
These dance moves in rhythm with the music (magondangi) played using traditional instruments such as gondang, flute, trumpet Batak, and others. Historically, dance Tor Tor used in rituals associated with spirits. Spirit is invoked and "go" to the statues of stone (a symbol of the ancestors). The statues were then moves like dancing, but with a rigid motion. The movement is a movement of the foot (toe-toe) and hand movements.

Tor Tor various types of dance. Some are called Tor Tor Pangurason (cleansing dance). This dance is usually held at a big party.


Before the party starts, place and location of the party first cleaned by using lime to be far from danger.

Then there is the Cup Sipitu Tor Tor dance (Dance of the seven bowls). This dance is usually held during the inauguration of a king.

This dance is also derived from the seven daughters of heaven to bathe in a lake at the top of the mountain by an incoming Pusuk Buhit Sipitu Sasarung Piso (seven knife sheath).

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