Monthly Archives: October 2011

Tari Payung, The Traditional Umbrella Dance

Umbrella Dance Tari Payung or Umbrella Dance is Minangkabau’s traditional dance. Minangkabau is one of regencies in Indonesia, which located in West Sumatra. Since Tari Payung played by a pair of young man and woman, the meaning of Tari Payung … Continue reading

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Plate Dance

Tari Piring Tari Piring or Plate Dance is the art of dance held by the Minangkabau tribe in West Sumatra, originated in Solok Town. This dance reflects the life of traditional Minangkabau people at the time of working in the … Continue reading

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The Elegant Tor Tor Dance

Tor Tor Dance Tor-Tor dance is a traditional dance from Batak tribe in North Sumatra. At ancient times, the art of dancing in Batak land was a main media during the rite, and it still had mystical things. Moreover, the … Continue reading

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Serampang Dua Belas Dance

Serampang 12 Serampang 12 (Dua Belas) is one of traditional Malay dances from North sumatera. This dance is performed in pair, which symbolized the match maker founding mate. This dance was created by a person name Sauti in 1940s and … Continue reading

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Saman Dance and Ratéb Meuseukat

Saman Dance and Ratéb Meuseukat Most people recognize Saman dance. Saman dance is one of traditional dances from Aceh province. Unfortunately, public are sometime get mistaken that Saman dance is actually Ratéb Meuseukat dance. Those two dances are basically coming … Continue reading

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Seudati Dance

Seudati Dance Seudati dance is one of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam or NAD dances, that was become the tribal war dance in the era of Dutch Colonization, and it was forbidden to be performed because it contains particular rhyme to fire … Continue reading

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