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National Batik Day, Protecting Indonesia’s cultural arts heritage

Helloindonesia.id – Reported by Tirto.id, the word ‘Batik‘ in language, comes from the combination of two kinds of words, namely the word ‘Amba’ and the word ‘Tik’. ‘Amba’ means broad or wide; which means broad, namely cloth as the material used, while ‘Tik’ means point. So, in combination it is usually called bati In an […]

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1855 / 5000 Hasil terjemahan Yele Fulang, A Creative Dance Born from Mythology
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Sulawesi

Yele Fulang, A Creative Dance Born from Mythology

Helloindonesia.id – Tinombo is a beautiful village located in Parigi Moutong Regency, Central Sulawesi. From that village, a mythology was born which is still known by the people. The mythology tells of a daughter of the Saemandulang couple and the empress Yele Lumut who was the first king of Tinombo. The Princess of the Tinombo […]

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Ketipung, the Musical Accompaniment of Malay Music
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Ketipung, the Musical Accompaniment of Malay Music

Helloindonesia.id – This one musical instrument is usually used to accompany Malay music. This small drum which has two sides has become one of the traditional musical instruments in Indonesia. This is the ketipung, a small drum that is part of the gamelan instrument. Ketipung has a small size and elongated round shape with a […]

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Chopsticks, From Traditional Weapons to Competitions
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East Kalimantan
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Kalimantan

Chopsticks, From Traditional Weapons to Competitions

Helloindonesia – Chopsticks have been known as one of the traditional weapons that are often used by the Dayak tribe in the Kalimantan region. In addition to making materials that come from nature, Chopsticks also have the advantage of having a firing accuracy of about 200 meters. Judging from its shape, chopsticks have a round […]

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Mulawarman Museum
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Mulawarman Museum, Captures the Traces of 700 Years of Civilization

Helloindonesia.id – A trip to Tenggarong will not be complete without a stop at the Mulawarman Museum. Here we can learn a glimpse of the history of the sultanate that once triumphed for approximately 7 centuries and controlled most of the Kutai Kertanegara area, East Kalimantan. In this museum building that once functioned as the […]

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Delaying the Dragon, Delivering the Heirloom Dragon Back to its Origi
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East Kalimantan
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Delaying the Dragon, Delivering the Heirloom Dragon Back to its Origin

Helloindonesia.id – The seventh day is the peak day of the festivities of the Erau Festival. On this day, there is a series of rituals starting from morning to evening. One of the sacred rituals on this day is stalling the dragon. In this ritual, the delegation of the Kutai Palace delegation paraded a pair […]

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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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