Kecak Dance

Balinese Kecak Dance Kecak or Ketjak is one of Balinese Dances and music drama. This dance was first performed in 1930s and primarily performed by men. Kecak dance is mostly related about the drama musical of Ramayana Monkey Chant which performed by a circle of 150 or more performers. Kecak dance is such an old traditional dance, but now it has been modified into some roles or models in the same concept and culture based on the Bali’s tourism demand. Since 1970s, the Kecak Dance continued to experience some changes,…

Balinese Legong Dance

Balinese Legong Dance Legong is one of Balinese dances that characterized by the intricate finger movements, complicated steps, expressive gestures and facial expressions and always did by females dancers. Its delicacy is heightened by the fact that is performed by richly costumed young dancers. Legong is always danced at public festivals. Excerpts from Legong dance dramas which are put on for tourists. Looking at the early begin, Legong dance was created because of the dream of Prince Sukweti during his illness. He dream about two maids were dancing in gamelan…

Leuser Mountain National Park

Leuser Mountain National Park Taman National Gunung Leuser or TNGL or Leuser Mountain National Park is a natural preservation in Indonesia, which administratively located in Aceh Province and North Sumatra. The area in Aceh Province which includes TNGL is southwest Aceh, South Aceh, Aceh Singkil, Southeast Aceh, Gayo Lues and Aceh Tamiang, while the province of North Sumatra which includes TNGL is Dairi regency, Karo and Langkat. This national park takes its name from Mount Leuser with a height of 3404 meters above sea level in Aceh. This national park…

Wondama Bay

Teluk Wondama Teluk Wondama or Wondama Bay Regency is one of regencies in West Papua provinse. The capital city is located in Rasiei and it was formed since 12 April 2003 as an expansion of Manokwari regency. This regency is bounded with Tahota distric, Manokwari regency and Cendrawasih bay in north; Yaur distric, Nabire regency and some parts in Kaimana regency in south; Kuri district, Idoor district and Bintuni Bay regency in west; and Umar bay district, Nabire regency and Cendrawasih bay in East. This regency is having very rich…

Bintuni Bay

Bintuni Bay Bintuni Bay or Teluk Bintuni is one of regencies in West Papua, which the principal town is lies in Bintuni town. At early develop, this regency was just having 10 districts, but since 2007, is had 24 districts in all over the area. Bintuni Bay is located in the neck of the bird’s head, facing to the Seram Sea, off the west coast of West Papua. Since April of 2003, this region is part of Manokwari regency. The largest potential areas of Bintuni Bay are agriculture, marine and…

Tambrauw Regency

Tambrauw Tambrauw is one of regencies in West Papua, and the principal town is located in Fef. Tambrauw regency was formed from some of the former regency of Sorong and Manokwari regency. According to Indonesia constitution 2008 number 58 it said that Tambrauw regency is bounded with Pacific Ocean in north, North Aifat, Mare and Sawiat in south, Sayosa and Moraid in west, Amberbaken and Senopi in East. While, since January 2009, Tambrauw regency has bounded with Pacific Ocean in north, South Sorong regency in south, Sorong regency in west,…