Tanjung Lesung – Pandeglang, Banten

Tanjung Lesung Banten is one area that has many beaches as tourism potential. We all know about Anyer, Carita, Sawarna, and Bayah. However, there is still one more beach tourism destinations in Banten, which way more beautiful; Tanjung Lesung. Tanjung Lesung is located in the village of Tanjung Jaya, Panimbang District, Pandeglang, Banten. This beach called Tanjung Lesung because the location is jutting into the sea so that its shape is very similar to the end of the dimples. As in Sundanese, the mortar is identical with the grooves or…

Kemujan Island

Kemujan Island Kemujan Island, also known as Kamodian, Kemujan, Poelau Kemoedjan, Pulau Kemudjanis, one of islands that located in Karimunjawa, Jepara. This island is administratively located in the district of Karimunjawa. The island has a marine dock facilities, Dewodaru airport and Diesel. This island has a population of 2936 people with different livelihoods. The island has a rainfall average of 3,000 mm per year with an average temperature of 30-31 º C. The economic potential of the island is in the form of marine fisheries, potential fishing, seaweed farming and…

The Elegant Movement of Peacock on Merak Dance

Merak Dance Merak dance is a traditional folk dance originating from Pasundan land, West Java. This dance was created by Raden Tjetjep Somantri in 1950s and it had been rearrange by Irawati Durban in 1965. Merak in English means Peacock bird. From its name, it clearly describes the dance that symbolize the elegant of peacock movements. Merak dance is can be performed solo or in groups. The dancers of this beautiful dance are wearing scarf that perform the tail of the peacock with multicolor scenic tone. Moreover, the dancers are…

Kuncaran Mask Traditional Dance

Kuncaran Mask Dance Kuncaran Mask Dance, is a dance that tells about a king that being rejected by a girl he loved. This dance is is having strong yet delicate movements that showing the anger of the rejection but also the gentle heart of the king who love the girl. As mentioned, this dance is mainly using mask as the primary wardrobe that typical of West Java mask character. Moreover, the dancers are also wore traditional Javanese clothes. Behind the mask, it can be men or women who wear a…

Tari Topeng Cirebon, The Ethnic Mask Dance

Cirebon Mask Dance Tari Topeng Cirebon or Cirebon Mask Dance is one of originating dances from Cirebon, precisely from Indramayu and Jatibarang. Derived from its name, this dance is using mask by the dancer on its move. In times, Tari Topeng is having some types and moves and it has been develop in case of move and the story. In some of the show, tari Topeng can be performed by soloist or it can also presented by groups. Delicate hand movements, gentle body movements and dominated by traditional music instrument…

The Chilling Ciamis

  Ciamis Ciamis is one of regencies in West Java, with the capital is Ciamis town. It has borderes with Majalengka and Kuningan in north, Cilacap, Central Java and Banjar city in east, Indian Ocean in south, Tasikmalaya city and Tasikmalaya regency in west. Ciamis is divided into 30 Sub-district, and divided more into villages and hamlets. Most of Ciamis area is form into mountain and highland, except on the border with southern Central Java, and some coastal areas. Ciamis south eastern coast is in the form of gulf, including…

The Famous Cianjur

Cianjur Cianjur, is a regency and a town in West Java province, precisely located in the middle of the main road between Jakarta, which is 120 km in the northwest and Bandung , for about 60 km to the east. Cianjur regency consists of 32 sub districts, 342 villages and 6 Village. The government central is in Cianjur. Most of the Cianjur region is mountainous, except in some southern coastal, which are lowlands and narrow. Agricultural lands and horticultural crops, livestock, fishery, plantation and forestry is the source of life…

The Beautifuly Indramayu

Indramayu Is a regency and a town in West Java. The Capital city is Indramayu but the governmental center is located in Jatibarang. Indramayu is located in the North coastal area of West Java, and East from Jakarta and North East from the city of Bandung and North West of the city of Cirebon. The town of Indramayu is situated below sea level, which means that it is risky if there is high tide in stormy conditions. The town is only protected by some dunes and barrages at the seaside.…

Kuningan, West Java

Kuningan Kuningan is a small town and one of regencies in West Java Province. This regency is located in the eastern part of West Java, have borders with Cirebon regency in the north, Brebes (Central Java) in the east, Ciamis regency in the south, and Majalengka in the west. Kuningan regency consists of 32 districts, divided again over some 361 villages and 15 wards. The central government is in Kuningan District. The eastern part of this regency is lowland, while in the western part is mountainous, with the peaks is…

The Memorable Kerawang

Karawang Karawang is a regency in West Java province, with the capital is Karawang city. This regency have border with Bekasi regency and Bogor regency in the West, Java sea in North, Subang regency in East, Purwakarta regency in Southeast and Cianjur regency in South. The first word of Karawang was found in Bujangga Manik inscription, Karawang was coming from the Sundanese language, which means so much holes. It was estimated that in ancient time there was holes in Karawang land. Other said that Karawang derive from some words like…