West Kalimantan

West Kalimantan is a province on the island of Kalimantan, Indonesia, with the capital city Pontianak. The total area of West Kalimantan Province is 146,807 km². Is the fourth largest province after Papua, East Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan.

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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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Gendang Beriak
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Gendang Beriak, Dayak Gendang Performance

Helloindonesia.id – Similar to the traditional music of various other tribes in Southeast Asia, the Dayak music is also dominated by sounds produced by percussion instruments. Percussive music is music that was born from a culture that is closely related to nature. In other words, this music originates from an agrarian lifestyle, given that percussive […]

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Bopureh Dance
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The Story of Love Did Not Reach in the Bopureh Dance

Helloindonesia.id Kisah cinta di tanah jauh, tanah kerinduan di Rijuan TujuhTujuan akhir pemuda rantau, dari jangkang di atas sanggauGadis kanayan memikat hati, memberikan cinta sepenuh hatiBumi dipijak langit dijunjung, sampaikan cinta pada penghujungBeda bahasa beda budaya, lain adat lain silsilahPagar batas menahan langkah, warna-warni masalah berujung kisahApakah cinta seputih kapas, mengubah pelangi di langit lepas […]

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Dayak Weapon
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Duhung Traditional Dayak Weapon

Helloindonesia.id – During this time, maybe the public is more familiar with the saber and machete as traditional weapons owned by the Dayak tribe. In fact, the tribe that inhabits the coast of Kalimantan has one more traditional weapon, the duhung. That said, this traditional weapon is believed to be the oldest weapon of the […]

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Samalantan Landscape House
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Samalantan Landscape House, Place of Dayak Religious Activities

Helloindonesia.id – This house is a place to hold religious activities and traditional ceremonies in dango when the harvest season arrives. This is the Samalantan landscape house, a kind of stilt house built 120 feet deep embedded directly into the ground. Samalantan’s span house is located between the Bengkayang-Singkawang Province lines. The location of the […]

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Traditional Weaving Dayak Iban
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The Beauty of Traditional Weaving Dayak Iban

Helloindonesia.id – Kebat cloth’s name. This woven cloth is commonly used by the Iban Dayak people in West Kalimantan. This cloth has become one of the luxurious clothes that are commonly used at great ceremonies.The weavers of the Iban Dayak tribe often use asymmetrical patterns on kebat cloth. In addition, they also often use natural […]

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Tatung March
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Tatung March, 3 Culture of Singkawang City

Helloindonesia.id – Witnessing the attraction of this one is a bit of a sensation of tension. This is a parade of the Dayak-Chinese magicians’ attraction to celebrate Cap Go Meh, a celebration held after the Chinese New Year. The attraction, named Tatung Parade, follows Chinese traditions mixed with Dayak culture that can only be seen […]

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Pos Vandreng Hilltop, Dutch Colonial History in Bengkayang

Helloindonesia.id – This post was used by the Dutch to spy on Japanese troops who wanted to usurp power from their hands. Founded around 1939 – 1942, this post became the Dutch military center in Bengkayang. This is the Vandreng Hilltop Post located in Serukam Hamlet, Definite Village, Salamantan District, Bengkayang, West Kalimantan. The Bukit […]

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Equator Monument
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Equator Monument, Icon of History of Pontianak City

Helloindonesia.id – Pontianak City is identical with the equator. The city is one of the cities that passed the equator, zero degrees latitude or commonly referred to as the equator. In this city a tower was built which was named the Equator Monument, a tower built by a geographic expedition team led by a Dutch […]

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Rantako boom
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Rantako boom, The Spirit of Successful Planting Season

Helloindonesia.id – This small cannon functions as the start of the growing season in the Bagak Sahwa Village, East Singkawang District, Singkawang District, West Kalimantan. This small cannon is called the rantako which is said to be a British heritage and is used as a tool for the inheritance of the Dayak Salako Binua Garantuk […]

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