The Cultural Heritage Of Bena Village, East Nusa Tenggara

Bena Village Kampung Bena, or Bena Village is one megalith villages in Indonesia. It located in Tiwuriwu village, Aimere sub district, Ngada regency, East Nusa Tenggara. This village is settled in uphill with the view of Mount Inerie. The location at below of the mountains are the hallmark of the old cult of mountain as the place of the gods. According to the local inhabitant, they believe in the existence of Yeta, the god who settled in the mountain who protect them and their village. This village currently comprises about…

The Sacred Movement Of Melinting Dance, Lampung

Melinting Dance The history of Melinting Dance was begin in 16 century in the reign of Melinting Queen. At that time, Islam was already influencing some aspects in life, including traditional dance. This dance is originating coming from Labuhan Maringgai sub district, precisely in Meringgai and Wana village, which part of East Lampung area. The history began when the Queen created this beautiful and sacred dancing. This dance was only being performed inside the Royal Palace and it called as Melinting dance, which taken from the Royal Queen. At that…

The Elegant Jangget Dance From Lampung

Jangget Dance Lampung, is one of provinces in Sumatra Island. Like any other regencies in Indonesia, Lampung is also having rich in cultures. These diversities can be shown at the various of traditions and customs they have. One of the rich cultures from Lampung is coming from the traditional dances. Jangget Dance is one of those traditional art dances from Lampung. This dance is always been held during ritual ceremony and it symbolized the virtue of Lampung people. The dancers of this dance are women, and they wearing traditional clothes…

Putri Bekhusek Dance, Let’s Play And Dance With The Princess

Putri Bekhusek Dance the meaning of Putri Bekhusek is a princess that playing. This traditional dance is genuinely comes from Ogan Komering Ulu regency, South Sumatra. This dance is also a symbol of the wealthiness of South Sumatra. The movements withing the dance are very delicate and elegant. This dance is played by some women in group by wearing traditional wardrobe of South Sumatra.     www.Indonesia-Tourism.com

The Gentle Movement Of Tanggai Dance, South Sumatra

Tanggai Dance Tanggai Dance or Tepak dance, is a traditional art dance originating from South Sumatra. The aim of this dance is to welcome the guest that coming in the traditional wedding of Palembang, South Sumatra. Tanggai dance is performed by 5 dancers and the dancers wearing particular wardrobe and accessories, typical of Palembang native wardrobe. The movement of this dance is gentle and elegant at the same way. This moving gesture is showing the humble heart of the host to welcome the guests. The movement is becomes more elegant…

Selampit Delapan, A Traditional Art Dance From Jambi

Selampit Delapan Dance Selampit Delapan traditional art dance is originating comes from Jambi Province. This dance was first introduced by M. Ceylon during his duty on cultural departmen of Jambi province in 1970. This social dancing was firstly played by eight (delapan) people by using 8 ropes of wick stove, the rope was tied and hung on the roof. Hence, the name of Selampit Delapan (eight) was based on 8 ropes as the main property. In times, the wick stove was changed by using scarf in order to make the…

Luweng Jaran Cave, The Longest Cave In Indonesia

Luweng Karan Cave Luweng Jaran is the longest cave in Indonesia, which last data entry on the list of the world’s longest cave Luweng Jaran registered in 2002 with a total length reaches 24 km. Location L. Luweng Jaran located in the village, Kec. Punung, Pacitan, East Java. It was first discovered by local residents, was first explored by the Joint Expedition team Anglo – Australian, who was accompanied by a crawler Caves of Indonesia in 1984. At that time, the mapping reaches 11 km, then the expedition was continued…

The Sacretly Beauty Of Sumur Gumuling, Yogyakarta

Sumur Gumuling Sumur Gumuling is a tourism object that becomes part of Tamansari Tourism complex in Yogyakarta, Central Java, Indonesia. Sumur Gumuling or Gumuling Well is a round building that having some chambers inside the building, that was functioned as a mosque at the time of Yogyakarta Palace. The leader of the prayer did not need a speaker since the circular construction, because the echoes that make his voice heard louder. The word Gemuling is Java language means, rolling in circular. Literally, this building is having a circular design and…

The Mystical Art Dance Of Reog Ponorogo

Reog Ponorogo Reog is a traditional dance that becomes the main identity from Ponorogo regency. By this traditional culture, Ponorogo is also famous as Reog city. This kind of traditional art dance and theatre has been popular in Indonesian even worldwide. Reog National Festival is being held every years along the anniversary of Ponorogo regency and followed by Grebeg Suro celebration. According to the background of the study, Reog is telling about the struggle of a prince who proposing his lovely pretty princess. This dance is staged about 25 –…

Sekapur Sirih Traditional Dance

Sekapur Sirih Dance Sekapur Sirih traditional dance is a welcome dance from Jambi dan Riau Province, Indonesia. This dance is having slow and delicate motion which accompanied by traditional instrumental to welcome the honor guests. The motion of the dance is showing the humble heart of the indigenous when welcoming the guests. Sekapur Sirih dance is mostly present by 9 dancers, which divided by 3 male dancer, 1 umbrella person and 2 guards. The dancers are using particular properties like Cerano or the a jar that contain of betel leaves,…