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Seluang Betebak Rice Homecoming, a form of gratitude for food prosperity
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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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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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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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Dayak Long Ear
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East Kalimantan
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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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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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Aesthetic Dayak tribal accessories
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Aesthetic Dayak tribal accessories

Helloindonesia.id – In the midst of the onslaught of the fashion world from outside, the traditional accessories of the archipelago still have loyal fans. This assumption is not a mere thumbs up. As evidence, there are now many designers who implement traditional patterns and accessories in their works. The awareness of the importance of maintaining […]

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Chopsticks
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East Kalimantan
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Playing Chopsticks, Preserving Culture

Helloindonesia.id – Many countries recognize chopsticks as weapons. In Asia, chopstick culture is known in Japan and Indonesia. In Indonesia, especially people in the interior of Kalimantan, chopsticks were known before the arrival of the invaders. Chopsticks are traditional weapons that are in the shape of a long pipe in which a small arrow is […]

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The Enchanting Magical Power of Mandau

Helloindonesia.id – According to Michael Coomans, in his book entitled Manusia Daya (1987), the Dayak people live in traditional traditional beliefs. For the Dayak people, mystical events become objects of belief. Therefore, mystical things become real and objective things. Mandau is a cultural object that is not separated from this magical assumption. More than just […]

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Pepatay Dance East Kalimantan

Helloindonesia.id – A young man sat half cross-legged wearing traditional Dayak clothing complete with a crown, shield and mandauw around his waist. Another young man then came out carrying a shield and a saber. Meanwhile, the hum of the sape instrument was played to accompany the battle. They are presenting one of the dances from […]

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Seraung, Kalimantan's Typical Head Protector
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Seraung, Kalimantan's Typical Head Protector

Helloindonesia.id – This hat is a daily protector used by the Dayak people in Kalimantan. Having a wide size and at a glance similar to a caping hat, this is the typical Dayak hat that we encounter in the Kalimantan region, especially Dayak Kenyah who live in Lekaq Kidau, East Kalimantan. Seraung is made of […]

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