Jakarta, 12/7/2013 – Friday morning to awaken the dawn of the activities during the month of Ramadan in every area would have been different, one of them by beating the drum around the village, which is no Bukit Duri area Tebet, South Jakarta. Tradition dawn wake people like this routine every Ramadan, but not unique parents who do it, but a son – a child who was still under age, ranging from the still sitting in 1st grade, until most of the high school sitting in class 3.
“It is already a tradition of long ago, which makes a difference once the majority of teenagers around 15 years and above but now little children 17 years and under.” Not just a thorn hill region who have a tradition of waking dawn to beat the drum, but followed by residents of Manggarai, South Jakarta was not less interesting, there citizens quite creative when waking dawn Ramadan by using ambulance sirens, “said farhan”.
If elsewhere how to awaken the dawn patrol hit a (bamboo) or also called klotekan, so different from that practiced by most residents Matraman, East Jakarta, which is called the drum and a unique percussion drum used is no longer made of goat skin or cows, but made of cement or wrappers also use insulation.
Drum percussion performed every day during the month of Ramadan, despite the increasingly rapid development of technology but traditional activities such as these will continue to be preserved so that future generations can continue. (Riezky Adrian, 12/7/2013).