Traditional Dance

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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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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Pangkalima Dance
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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 […]

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Black and White Fight in Belanger Dance
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Black and White Fight in Belanger Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Two men came out carrying containers containing incense burnt. Then followed by four female dancers in black clothes with a touch of red. While music makes a noise that illustrates the tension. The four dancers then form a formation, they will dance to a dance creation called dance belanger. Belanger dance is a […]

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Beladas Bujang Gadis Beladas dance
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Beladas Bujang Gadis Beladas dance South Sumatra

Helloindonesia.id – Four female dancers come out in the right direction, while three male dancers come out from the opposite direction. They wear traditional South Sumatran clothing. That has been modified in several parts, including the use of vests on male dancers. The dancers who numbered seven people were dancing a creative dance titled beladas […]

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Puteri Telunjuk Sakti Dance
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Puteri Telunjuk Sakti Dance, masculine side of women

Helloindonesia.id – Five dancers left the stage wearing traditional South Sumatra clothing dominated by gold. The head part is decorated with siger which is equipped with a crochet jasmine wrap. While the underside of the dancer is clad in a black basic songket cloth with floral motifs. Dancers‘ left and right hips are equipped with […]

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Seluang Mudik
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Seluang Mudik Dance, Inspired by Seluang Fish

Helloindonesia.id – Seluang fish or the Latin name Rasbora Argrytaenia is a type of freshwater fish. They live in swamps and many breed in Southeast Asian countries, one of which is in Indonesia. In Indonesia, fish which are often processed and used as side dishes are commonly found in South Sumatra swamp areas. Besides being […]

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Gegerit Dance
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Gegerit Dance, Symbol of Women's Struggle in Lahat

Helloindonesia.id – Four women left the stage, they were wearing maroon Lahat traditional clothes. On the shoulder there is a songket cloth that resembles wings. While the head is decorated with various ornaments, such as cempako, swinging, pilis, and lotus. They will dance a traditional Lahat dance calledegegerit dance. The Gegerit dance is a traditional […]

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Raja Buaye's Konga
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The Black and White Fight in Raja Buaye's Konga Ballet

Helloindonesia.id – Konga Raja Buaye Ballet is a dance creation created from a legend of the people of Musi Rawas Regency, South Sumatra. The legend tells of the crocodile king who threatened the existence of the community in a hamlet in Musi Rawas. This crocodile king is the incarnation of a very beautiful princess. Then […]

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Kipas Serumpun
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Kipas Serumpun dance from South Sumatra

Helloindonesia.id – Kipas Serumpun Dance is a dance creation from the Regency of Banyuasin, South Sumatra. This dance tells the story of friendship between communities. Banyuasin as one of the districts in South Sumatra is known as an area inhabited by many tribes and religions. This Kipas Serumpun was later created to unite them in […]

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