Tarian Siti Payung portrays the romance of two young lovers.
Siti, is the name of the young pretty maiden from an aristocratic family.
Payung symbolises the extent of her lover's love for her.
The performance begins with the male dancers dance enticing and flirting with the female dancers by waving long scarves over their shoulders.
The female dancers, after a suitable and respectable degree of resistance will slowly and coyly approach the male dancers and then dance in unison.