Kalimantan

Belimbur
Culture
East Kalimantan
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Belimbur, the Mass Tradition of Gratitude and Self-Purification

Helloindonesia.id – At the same time as the Keraton entourage that escorted Naga Bini and Naga Laki to Kutai Lama, a series of other rituals were held in front of the Kutai Palace. This series of rituals begins with beumban, begorok, rangga titi, and ends with belimbur. Belimbur is not only the last ritual of […]

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Seluang Betebak Rice Homecoming, a form of gratitude for food prosperity
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Ceremony
Culture
East Kalimantan
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Kalimantan
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Seluang Betebak Rice Homecoming, a form of gratitude for food prosperity

Helloindonesia.id – Unlike the previous nights, the atmosphere of the seventh night of the Erau Festival was more lively. On that night, apart from the bepelas ritual, several special rituals were also carried out which were only held that night. One of these rituals is the rice betebak homecoming season. This festive procession which was […]

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Serabai
culinary
Culture
East Kalimantan
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Kalimantan

Serabai, Serabi ala Kutai Kartanegara

Helloindonesia.id – In many areas on the island of Java, you can find a type of wet cake known as serabi. This snack market is identical to its round-convex shape with a blackish brown underside. This rice flour-based cake is usually served with brown sugar sauce or a savory oncom sauce. Around Bandung, West Java, […]

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East Kalimantan
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Belogo, a Unique Traditional Game from Kutai

Helloindonesia.id – The people of Kutai are still strong in maintaining the preservation of their traditional games. Amid the siege of various modern games, traditional game competitions remain a prestigious arena for the people of Kutai. This can be seen in every implementation of the Erau Festival. In this annual event, traditional games become an […]

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One of the unique traditional trinkets that can be found in the implementation of Erau is the use of coral ponds. A coral pond is a painting or colorful image that serves as the base for the implementation of certain sacred rituals in Erau. This picture or painting is made of rice which is given various colors. The rice is arranged in such a way as to form special motifs, each of which has a specific meaning and function.
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Culture
East Kalimantan
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Kalimantan

Coral Pond, Ritual Pedestal of Colored Rice

Helloindonesia.id – One of the unique traditional trinkets that can be found in the implementation of Erau is the use of coral ponds. A coral pond is a painting or colorful image that serves as the base for the implementation of certain sacred rituals in Erau. This picture or painting is made of rice which […]

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Culture
Dance
East Kalimantan
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Kalimantan

Kemindu Mask Dance, Traces of Acculturation of Javanese Dance in Kutai Kartanegara

Helloindonesia.id – As a traditional archipelago aristocracy system that has survived for nearly eight centuries, the Kutai Sultanate has a very rich cultural heritage, for example in the field of dance. Within the Kutai Palace, there are a number of classical dances that have survived through the ages. One of them is the kemindu mask […]

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Beseprah, the Tradition of Mass Breakfast for the People of Kutai
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Culture
East Kalimantan
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Beseprah, the Tradition of Mass Breakfast for the People of Kutai

Helloindonesia.id – On the sidelines of the Erau Festival, there is one interesting tradition that deserves to be watched. The tradition is beseprah, a mass breakfast tradition followed by various levels of society, regional officials, and relatives of the Sultanate, including the Sultan and the Crown Prince. Even though the participants came from various social […]

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Bebongko
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Culture
East Kalimantan
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Bebongko, Savory Sweet Snacks Typical of Kalimantan

Helloindonesia.id – Bebongko is a kind of traditional Kalimantan street food or snack. This wet cake can generally be found in the areas of South Kalimantan and East Kalimantan, where the Banjar and Kutai tribes are located. Bebongko is usually one of the dishes at breakfast. This snack is often served at big events, such […]

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Dayak Long Ear
Art
Culture
East Kalimantan
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Kalimantan

Long Ear Dayak

Helloindonesia.id – The tradition of lengthening ear lobe is one of the unique cultures in Kalimantan. Although not all tribes actually do this, this culture is already attached to the Dayak community in general. But unfortunately from time to time, this tradition is disappearing, and currently there are only a few Dayaks who still have […]

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Sape Dayak
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Culture
East Kalimantan
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Sape, a musical instrument that accompanies the Dayak community dances

Helloindonesia.id – At first glance, this instrument is similar to a guitar. How to play it is equally picked. This is the sape, a traditional East Kalimantan musical instrument that is widely used to accompany celebration events for the Dayak people. Sape is usually played to accompany various typical Dayak dances at art festivities which […]

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