Tag Archives: South Sulawesi

Tempe Lake, Sengkang – South Sulawesi

Sengkang is the capital of a former Bugis kingdom, this historic and bustling market town overlooking Lake Tempe retains its traditional character, as well as many old cultural traditions, silk weaving, colorful Bugis weddings-celebration, Ancient customs based, dance, and a … Continue reading

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Tau-Tau, The Figure Of The Death

Tau-Tau Tau tau are a type of effigy made of wood or bamboo. They are particular to the Toraja ethnic group in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The word “tau” is a Torajan word meaning “man”, and “tau tau” meaning “men” or … Continue reading

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Selayar Island

Selayar Island Selayar is an island that located in Selayar islands regency, South Sulawesi. Selayar Island is separated from the mainland of South Sulawesi with an area of ??approximately 2000 km2 that stretches from north to south between Sulawesi island … Continue reading

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Pasi Island, The Other Beauty From Selayar

Pasi Island Pasi Island is located in Bontoharu sub district, Selayar Islands regency, South Sulawesi. This island is precisely located at west side of Selayar island, for about 1 mile from Benteng subdistrict. It takes 15 minutes drive by boat. … Continue reading

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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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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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Selayar Archipelago

Selayar Islands Selayar is an archipelago and regency island lies in the Flores Sea, between Sulawesi and Flores and part of South Sulawesi Province. Selayar Islands District is one district among 24 districts and municipalities in South Sulawesi Province which … Continue reading

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Takabonerate Islands, The Paradise Near Us

Takabonerate Island Takabonerate is an island and a sub-district from Selayar Regency, South Sulawesi. Takabonerate National Park has the third largest coral atoll in the world after the Kwajifein in Marshall Islands and Suvadiva the Moldiva Islands. The size of … Continue reading

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The Ancient Tana Toraja

Tana Toraja Tana Toraja or Torajaland or Land of the Toraja or Tator, is a regency in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. The home of Toraja ethnic group people. The local government seat is in Makale, where the center of Toraja culture … Continue reading

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Parepare City

Parepare Parepare is one of regencies in South Sulawesi province, BJ. Habibie, the former Indonesian 3rd President is come from this city. In the early development of this current plateau, called Parepare, formerly was just a thicket of bushes which … Continue reading

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