Barelang I Bridge
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Barelang I Bridge from the Riau Archipelago

Helloindonesia.id – Batam, besides being popular as an industrial city, this city also has a tourist charm that is no less interesting than other cities in Indonesia. One of the attractions that you can find while visiting Batam is the Barelang Bridge. The name Barelang Bridge comes from the abbreviation BAtam, REmpang, and GAlang. This […]

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Batam Special Fish Soup - Helloindonesia
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Delicious Batam fish soup, you should try it

Helloindonesia.id – For those of you who like to eat fish, Batam could be your culinary destination that is quite interesting. Here, there is a popular food called Yongkee Fish Soup. This fish soup has been around for 21 years. This Yongkee fish soup place also had a crisis but then managed to rise again. […]

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Otak otak
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Grilled fish cake (otak-otak) from Riau

It’s not complete when traveling to the Riau islands without tasting these special snacks. Otak-otak (Grilled fish cake) name. snacks with minced meat or cuttlefish meat wrapped in coconut leaves and then burned to make this delicious snack eaten while visiting the tourist attractions of Bintan Island. Otak-otak (Grilled fish cake), Typical snacks Kepulaun Riau […]

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The Sakai tribe lives in harmony with nature

Helloindonesia.id – Sakai is one of the tribes that inhabit the inland areas of Riau on the island of Sumatra. The ancestors of the Sakai tribe are believed to have come from Pagaruyung, a Malay kingdom that once existed in West Sumatra. In the past, the Sakai tribe had a nomadic pattern of life, moving […]

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Offering (Persembahan) Dance
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Offering Dance (Persembahan) From Riau

Helloindonesia.id – Dance is an expression of beauty as outlined in the media of motion. Besides containing beauty, movements in dance also contain meanings which are then processed into messages. There are various elements that surround dance. These elements include body, rhythm, taste, and appearance. All these elements are interrelated to achieve aesthetic value in […]

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Bayan Api
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Celebrating Difference through the Parrot Dance Creation

Helloindonesia.id – The Bayan Api dance is a work of Riau art creation that tells of an area called Bagan Siapi-Api. Bagan Siapi-Api is part of the archipelago that is considered important because the region has always been close to the Malacca Strait as a center for international trade activities. Geographically, Bagan Siapi-Api is located […]

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Zapin Dara Dance
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Zapin Dara, Two Cultural Acculturation Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Since a long time ago, the people of the archipelago are known to have a culture that is open to foreign cultures without leaving their own cultural identity. The nature of openness results in cultural acculturation which further enriches the cultural treasures of the nation. Zapin dance is part of the results of […]

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Belian Ceremony, Ritual of the Riau Petalangan Tribe

The ceremony is a ritual to reject the reinforcements carried out by the Petalangan Tribe in Riau. This traditional ceremony is usually held at night in the homes of sick people or in large traditional houses so that it can accommodate the large number of people attending this ceremony. In general, buying is intended to […]

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