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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 dance is having purpose to be the thanksgiving and prayer, in order to make everything done well. Nowadays, this classic Banjar’s dance is used to welcome the guest of honor that presented in wedding ceremony. The dancers are exclusively brought by women dancers. The numbers of the dancers are about…

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 dance. Baksa Kembang dance was having purpose to be the entertainment show for royal family and to be the welcome dance for the guest of honor like other king and princes. Today, this dance is being held to welcome the state officers or ministries at national day celebrations. Moreover, this…

Kapuas Regency

Kapuas Kapuas, is one of regencies in Central Kalimantan with the capital city of Kuala Kapuas. Kuala Kapuas, is the capital of the Kapuas district. Kuala itself means delta. Kuala Kapuas is a beautiful city, because it is located on the banks of the river at three intersections. Those three rivers are Kapuas Murung River, Kapuas river, and Java Sea Coast. At night there are hundreds of lamps flickering the glare around the river. The city was built long ago before the existence of Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan capital. This comes…

Tarakan, Between History And Nature

Tarakan Tarakan, is one of Indonesia cities and become part of East Borneo Province. Tarakan or also known as the Paguntaka Earth is an island located in the northern side East Kalimantan. Tarakan name, according to folklore comes from the Tidung language, Tarak (met) and Ngakan (eat) which literally means Place of the fishermen to take a break to eat, to meet and to make exchanges with other fishermen haul. In addition, Tarakan is also a meeting place of Kayan River estuary flows, Sesayap and Malinau. Northern East Kalimantan region…

Bontang, Another Rich City

Bontang Bontang is a city in East Kalimantan province, Indonesia. The city is located about 120 kilometers from Samarinda, directly have border to the East Kutai regency in the north and west, Kutai Kartanegara regency in the south and Regency Makassar Strait in the east. In this city stand three large companies in different fields, Badak NGL (natural gas), East Kalimantan Fertilizer (fertilizer and ammonia), and Indominco Mandiri (Coal) and has a petrochemical industrial area called the Kaltim Industrial Estate. Bontang city itself is oriented in the industrial, services and…

The Very Rich Balikpapan

Balikpapan “Gawi Manuntung Waja Sampai Kaputing”, this is the Balikpapan slogan taken from Banjar language which mean, when starting a job should be accomplish perfectly. Balikpapan, is Indonesia city part of East Kalimantan province. A resource-rich region well known for its timber, mining, and petroleum export products. There are some folklores that indicate the early begin of Balikpapan name, but there are no one for sure mention the right history about the name. Balikpapan, according to Bahasa Indonesia, balik is behind and papan is a plank. One of the folklore…

Welcome To Samarinda

Samarinda Samarinda is a city in East Borneo which also an official capital city for East Borneo province. The whole area of the city is directly border to the Kutai Kartanegara Regency. There are some historical time-lines that remain the build of Samarinda city from the early time until this present time. It start from Bungaya agreement to the arrival of the Bugis to the Sultanate of Kutai, this Wajo Bugis people are living in Samarinda at the beginning of the year 1668 or precisely in January 1668 that as…

Banjarmasin The Thousand River City

Banjarmasin Banjarmasin is one of the Indonesia cities and the capital of South Kalimantan province. The original name of Banjar is Banjar-Masih, in 1664 in the Dutch wrote Banjarmasch. Banzjarmasch then turn to be Bandjermassing/Bandjer Massing/Banjermassing/Bandjarmassingh, then Bandjermasin/Banjir Massin/Banjarmassin/Banjarmatsin/Bandjarmasin, in new spelling to be Banjarmasin. Another name of Banjarmasin is Tatas, were taken from the name of the delta islands that make up the downtown area of Banjarmasin. This city is sometimes called as River City, for there are lots of river which flows in this area. The local inhabitant…

The Cultivated Land Of Palangkaraya

Palangkaraya Palangkaraya is one of Indonesian cities and officially become the capital of Central Kalimantan province. Palangkaraya is a city with the largest area in Indonesia. Most of the region are remains forest, including protected forests, Nature Conservation and Tangkiling National Parks. Many people in Palangka Raya speak Indonesian language as well as the local dialects such as Dayak Ngaju, Dayak Maanyan. However, the use of Banjar Language is more observable than the local Dayak dialects. Close by the city, within the boundaries of the Nyaru Menteng Arboretum or Arboretum…