Year: 2021

Strokes on the Stone Inspired Pinawetengan Woven Fabric
Strokes on the Stone Inspired Pinawetengan Woven Fabric

Helloindonesia.id – For the Minahasa community, Pinawetengan is not just a pile of meaningless stones, this large stone found in the highlands (tonduraken) is the starting point of Minahasa culture. On that big rock, the ancestors of the various sub-ethnic Minahasa vowed to unite, and wrote it on the rock in the form of drawings […]

Living the Meaning of Independence at the Tomb of Sam Ratulangi
Living the Meaning of Independence at the Tomb of Sam Ratulangi

Helloindonesia.id – Sam Ratulangi whose full name is Gerungan Saul Samuel Jacob Ratulangi is one of the leaders of the Indonesian independence movement. Born in Tondano, North Sulawesi, in 1890, and died at the age of 58 years. Sam Ratulangi was known throughout his life as a national hero. Not only that, Sam Ratulangi is […]

Petilasan Tuanku Imam Bonjol in the Land of Exile
Petilasan Tuanku Imam Bonjol in the Land of Exile

Helloindonesia.id – In mid-1837, after several wars, the Dutch colonial government finally succeeded in apprehending Imam Bonjol, who then exiled him to several remote places in the archipelago. Until November 6, 1864, Imam Bonjol died in exile in Minahasa, North Sulawesi. Tuanku Imam Bonjol was then buried in Lota Village, Pineleng, Minahasa, North Sulawesi. To […]

Getting to know Minahasa at the Pinawetengan Museum
Getting to know Minahasa at the Pinawetengan Museum

Helloindonesia.id – Minahasa is part of the archipelago which is known to have a long history of existence. The long history of the ethnic groups that administratively inhabit the North Sulawesi region has formed a noble cultural order and has resulted in the creation of Minahasa traditional arts. To maintain and preserve traditional Minahasa culture […]

Kabasaran Dance, Minahasa Knight Dance
Kabasaran Dance, Minahasa Knight Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Their faces look fierce, with bulging eyes, and no smile. Armed with swords and spears, they leapt, back and forth, and swung their weapons swiftly. Looks like a warrior fighting to destroy the enemy. Not infrequently their actions surprise the people who see them so they shout: “arotei, okela” – oh no, gosh. […]

Manado Porridge, Porridge with Assorted Vegetables
Manado Porridge, Porridge with Assorted Vegetables

Helloindonesia.id – Almost all regions in Indonesia have their own special porridge. In Jakarta there is ase porridge, Cirebon has chicken porridge, in Aceh it is served with rumbi starch porridge, in Maluku there is sweet potato sago porridge, and in Kalimantan spicy porridge is served. Not to forget also in North Sulawesi. Here you […]

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