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Kabasaran Dance, Minahasa Knight Dance
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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. […]

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1855 / 5000 Hasil terjemahan Yele Fulang, A Creative Dance Born from Mythology
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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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Tari Topeng Kemindu, Jejak Akulturasi Seni Tari Jawa di Kutai Kartanegara
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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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Pepatay Dance
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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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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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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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Festival Erau Tenggarong. 3
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The Cool Erau Tenggarong Festival

Helloindonesia.id – In the middle of every year, precisely in June, the City of Tenggarong, Kutai Kartanegara Regency, East Kalimantan becomes very crowded. Why is it crowded? The reason is that in that month a festival called the Erau Festival is often held. Erau itself comes from the Kutai language, which is eroh which means […]

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Talawang Helloindonesia
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Talawang, the Last Defense of the Dayaks

Helloindonesia.id – To complete the saber, the Dayak people use talawang (shields or shields) in battle. Similar to the mandau, talawang are cultural objects that were born from the Dayak people’s belief in magical powers. In addition, Talawang also has an aesthetic side that is shown in the carving motif. Talawang is made from ironwood […]

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Mandau Dance
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Theatrical Motion of the Mandau Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Kalimantan is one of the ethnic tourism destinations in Indonesia. Besides being blessed with beautiful natural scenery, the people of Kalimantan are also known to have exotic cultures. The exoticism of Kalimantan culture is reflected in one of the traditional dances. In Central Kalimantan, for example, there is a traditional dance called the […]

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