East Kalimantan

East Kalimantan is an Indonesian province on the eastern tip of Kalimantan Island bordering Malaysia, North Kalimantan, Central Kalimantan, South Kalimantan, West Kalimantan and Sulawesi. The total area of East Kalimantan is 127,346.92 km² and a population of 3,575,449 inhabitants.

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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Sarong Samarinda
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Sarong Samarinda

Helloindonesia.id – The craft of Samarinda sarong weaving was originally brought by Bugis migrants from Sulawesi who lived on the coast of the Mahakam River, to be precise in Kampung Pamanah, Gang Pertenunan, Samarinda Seberang. Being far from their ancestral lands does not make Bugis women forget their traditions. While waiting for their husbands to […]

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Gantar Traditional Dance
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Gantar Traditional Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Gantar dance is a type of social dance between young mudi from Dayak Benuaq and Tunjung tribe in West Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan. This dance symbolizes the joy and hospitality of dayak tribe in welcoming guests who come to East Kalimantan, either as tourists, investors, or honored guests. Guests are even invited to […]

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Jepen Genjoh
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Jepen Genjoh Mahakam Dance, Representation of Eastern Culture

Helloindonesia.id – The people of Kutai Kertanegara Ing Martadipura have one traditional dance that is still preserved today, namely Jepen. This traditional art typical of the coast of the Mahakam River in the form of a dance that is rooted in the values ​​of Malay philosophy and oriental customs is still widely found. One of […]

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Amplang
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Amplang , Kalimantan fish crackers

Helloindonesia.id – Stop at Balikpapan or Samarinda, it’s incomplete if you don’t bring this one souvenir. Amplang name. The type of cracker with taste and distinctive fish aroma. This savory snack has become a souvenir that must be purchased for tourists visiting East Kalimantan. Amplang made of fish meat pounded with a mixture of sago […]

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Asking the Ancestors through the Hudoq Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Nusantara has known the tradition of masks since prehistoric times. In the past, masks were deliberately used in various traditions regarding respect for ancestors by performing dances or simply retelling the advice of the ancestors. In fact, masks are considered to be closely related to the spirits of the ancestors who are believed […]

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