Category: Central Kalimantan

Central Kalimantan is one of the provinces in Indonesia which is located on the island of Kalimantan. The capital city is Palangkaraya City. Central Kalimantan has an area of 153,564.60 km². Based on the 2010 census, the province has a population of 2,202,599 people, consisting of 1,147,878 men and 1,054,721 women.

Talawang, the Last Defense of the Dayaks
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 […]

Theatrical Motion of the Mandau Dance
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 […]

Turning the sap into beautiful crafts
Turning the sap into beautiful crafts

Helloindonesia.id – Kalimantan’s tropical rain forests store a variety of flora that has long been used by the Dayak people. Utilization of these forest resources is accompanied by their awareness to continue to maintain and preserve forest resources. Nyatu tree for example. This tree has long been the raw material for making handicrafts that are […]

Promise Commander Tumbang Anoi in Unifying Dayak Tribes
Promise Commander Tumbang Anoi in Unifying Dayak Tribes

Helloindonesia.id – Commander Tumbang Anoi for the Dayak community is an exemplary figure who has a spirit of struggle to unite the Dayak tribes who have been fighting for a long time. Around 1894, the Dayak tribes who settled in the Kalimantan region were divided and attacked each other. These events make people suffer losses […]

Sangkurat, “Ngaju” Dayak Greatness Vest
Sangkurat, “Ngaju” Dayak Greatness Vest

Helloindonesia.id – Indonesia has long been known as a country that has diverse ethnic and cultural diversity. This is reflected in the diversity of life patterns of the people of Indonesia, which are represented by traditional houses, traditional regulations, traditional weapons, to traditional clothing worn. The Ngaju Dayak tribe, for example, the tribe that inhabits […]

Kacapi Kalimantan, a Typical 2-Stringed Instrument of Dayak Society
Kacapi Kalimantan, a Typical 2-Stringed Instrument of Dayak Society

Helloindonesia.id – This lute musical instrument has a unique shape that is like a hornbill, a sacred animal for the Dayak community. This is the Central Kalimantan harp, a stringed instrument with two types of lut that is commonly used when playing when welcoming honorary guests. Central Kalimantan harps are made of light wood from […]

Say hello to Orangutans in Tanjung Puting National Park
Say hello to Orangutans in Tanjung Puting National Park

Helloindonesia.id – Tanjung Puting, a national park located in the province of Central Kalimantan is referred to as the orangutan capital in the world. Aside from being an orangutan rehabilitation center in Indonesia, its vast area which includes the Kumai District in West Kotawaringin Regency and Hanau District and the Seruyan Hilir District in Seruyan […]

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