Somewhat different from the form of masks from other tribes, Ondel-ondel attend as a mask that displays the entire human body. Flourishing in the life of the Betawi people, Ondel-ondel portray ancestors or ancestors who always keep their offspring or resident of a village.
Ondel-ondel that a large doll that is about ± 2.5 m with ± 80 cm diameter, made of woven bamboo, which is prepared in such a way so easily borne from it. The face mask with a mask or head of hair made from palm fiber. Face-ondel ondel men painted in red, while the women were painted with white color.
Originally ondel-ondel serves as against disaster or interruption of wandering spirits. Today ondel-ondel is usually used to add vibrant folk festivals or to welcome an honored guest. No matter how swift currents of modernization, Ondel-ondel still survive and become trimmer face of Jakarta metropolitan city.