Tag: 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.

Bubur Paddas A Fusion of Flavour and Togetherness from Sambas
Bubur Paddas A Fusion of Flavour and Togetherness from Sambas

Not Just Spicy, But Rich in Flavour Unlike its name might suggest, “paddas” in the Sambas Malay language doesn’t translate to spicy. Instead, it refers to the richness of flavour created by the diverse vegetables and spices incorporated into this unique porridge. The actual spiciness comes from a balanced blend of pepper and chili flakes, […]

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 […]

Gendang Beriak, Dayak Gendang Performance
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 […]

The Story of Love Did Not Reach in the Bopureh Dance
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 […]

Samalantan Landscape House, Place of Dayak Religious Activities
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 […]

The Beauty of Traditional Weaving Dayak Iban
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 […]

Tatung March,  3 Culture of Singkawang City
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 […]

Pos Vandreng Hilltop, Dutch Colonial History in Bengkayang
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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