TRADISI NERBANG DI PONDOK PESANTREN SURYALAYA
One of the tradition is done in Islamic Boarding School Suryalaya is nerbang tradition. It is aimed first merely as an art performance done by the Cirebon society and then it is transformed by Abah Sepuh (Syekh Abdullah Mubarrok) to his students. The performance is done by using the “Terbang” tool and it also accompanied by shalawat barzanji to commemorate Prophet Muhammad SAW. To analize this phenomenon, the researcher uses ethno science approach to find out the thick description about the implementation of nerbang tradition and the efforts in maintaining the tradition. It is because this tradition has the Islamic values that could be imitated and preserved by the students within their life to enhance the Islamic personal quality.