Jaran Poleng is a group of 21 young men from Payangan, Gianyar creating their own music within the traditions of beleganjur gamelan. The beleganjur gamelan includes 7 types of musical instruments, mainly percussive. The original purpose of beleganjur was to accompany armies into battle and strike fear into the hearts of the enemy. Gamelan beleganjur literally means gamelan of walking warriors. The Jaran Poleng group recently placed in a regional competition in Gianyar representing Payangan sub-district.