This dance was once a ritual dance, however nowadays it is perform just for the sake of the arts and a source of entertainment.
This dance is a combination of three art forms, namely song, music and dance. It is said to have originated from Terengganu.
The dancers used what to be believed as spiritual things such as the shoots of the coconut tree and others.
Traditional musical instruments such as anak ambang (buluh), anak cerating, rebana (big drum) and seruling (flute) render the music orchestration, whereas the songs are sung in contemporary verses.