Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Delicate Movements of Tari Kipas, South Sulawesi

Tari Kipas Tari Kipas or Fan dance is a dance that originating from Gowa society, South Sulawesi. Some people recognize this dance as Kipas Pakarena dance that means Playing. This traditional dance was attach since the existence of Gowa Kindom … Continue reading

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Dinggu Traditional Dance – Southeast Sulawesi

Dinggu Traditional Dance Dingu dance is a traditional dance from Southeast Sulawesi, precisely originating coming from Tolaki tribe. According to Tolaki folklore, the rice seed is coming from the decease of seventh angel that coming to Earth. Hence, after the … Continue reading

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Lumense Traditional Dance, The Worship Dance To Welcome Dance

Lumense Traditional Dance The word Lumense means flying high, it taken from the word Lume, which means flying; and Mense, which means high. This traditional dance is originating comes from Kabaena subdistrict, Bombana regency, Poso, Central Sulawesi. At early begin, … Continue reading

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Polopalo Dance, A Gorontalo’s Folk Dance

Polopalo Dance Polopalo is a traditional dance from Gorontalo, that becomes a folk dance among the teenagers. There are two types of Polapalo dance; the first one was the oldest one and the modern one. The old Polapalo was played … Continue reading

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Kancet Ledo, Another East Kalimantan Traditional Dance

Kancet Ledo Kancet Ledo or Tari Gong, is another traditional folk dance from East Kalimantan. Looking at the name, Gong dance is a dance that instrumented by Gong music instrument. Beside, this dance is sometimes been performed above a gong. … Continue reading

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Kancet Papatai, Dayak Traditional War Dance

Kancet Papatai Kancet Papatai is kind of Tari Perang or War Dance is a traditional dance from Dayak tribe, East Kalimantan. This dance is telling represents the heroic act of Dayak Kenyah hero that fought against the enemy. The movements … Continue reading

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The Ancient Dance fo Radap Rahayu Dance

Radap Rahayu Dance Radap Rahayu traditional dance is the original dance from South Kalimantan. This dance is telling about the angels that falling from the sky and brought the wisdom of goodness for the people on Earth. Hence, this traditional … Continue reading

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Baksa Kembang Dance

Baksa Kembang Dance Baksa Kembang dance is a typical of classic dance that originating coming from Banjar Palace, South Kalimantan. In the past, this dance was performed by the royal princesses, but today, everyone in Banjar can perform this ancient … Continue reading

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Central Kalimantan Traditional Dances

Central Kalimantan Tranditional Dance Like any other provinces in Indonesia, Central Kalimantan is also having some cultural signatures that can proudly shown to the world. In the field of traditional dance, Central Kalimantan has 2 dominant dance, which is, Tambun … Continue reading

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Zapin Tembung Dance, The Malay Traditional Dance

Zapin Tembung Dance Zapin Dance is a dance that is popular in Malaysia and in Indonesia, especially in Malay-populated provinces in Sumatera (Riau Province, Jambi province, Riau Islands Province, North Sumatera, and Bangka-Belitung Islands) and West Kalimantan. It is believed … Continue reading

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