Tihingan Village

Tihingan VillageTihingan Village in Banjarangkan sub district is the center of Gong gamelan production. Its production is start with crude work then expert work to synchronize the gong sound. This, the most important thing is the expertise to synchronize the gong sound. In Tihingan village there are 2 pande (expert) gong maker groups.


This Village is location in Banjarangkan sub district and can be reached with 2 wheels or 4 wheels vehicles. About 3 km go to the west of Semarapura city. The road to Tihingan is well enough.


GamelanThe people of Tihing village are very famous in Bali as they are expert of making gamelan instrument like Gong, Other Gamelan instrument gende. Except Gong, The people in this village can make all kind of gamelan Bali like: Semara Pegulingan, Gender puppet, Kelentangan/Angklung and other, made of kerawang metal. Their expertise may descended by their ancient from hundred years ago. It can be approved by looking at Gamelan instrument having by many villages. Their village (Tihingan) is written on those gamelan. The gamelan has become famous in the world and many foreign tourists come to Tihingan and reserve Gong to be brought to their country.

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