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Maena Dance

Maena Dance

Maena Dance is one of Nias, North Sumatra, traditional dances. It is a kind of folk dance performed in a group or massively. Maena dance is usually performed in various events, such as welcoming VIP guests, weddings, and other traditional ceremonies. Source of the pic: https://sisteminformasipulaunias.files.wordpress.com

Moyo Dance

Moyo Dance

Moyo Dance is one of Nias, North Sumatra, traditional dances. Because the movement looks like the flying Eagle, the dance is also called as Eagle Dance. The dance is usually performed by female dancers and performed in various events such as formal celebrations, welcoming VIP guests, weddings, and other traditional events. Source of the pic: youtube

Arsik fish dish

Arsik fish dish

Arsik fish is a traditional dish from North Sumatra. The basic ingredient of the dish is carp fish. The dish is often served in a certain celebration, thus there is an etiquette in serving the dish. What makes the dish unique is the use of spices which only can be found in north Sumatra, namely Andaliman and Cikala tamarind.  Source of the pic: http://www.resepnasional.c...

Padang Soup

Padang Soup

Padang Soup usually use a lot of herbs and fragrant spices that can warm the body and increase appetite. It is suitable for those who have the flu or eaten during the rainy season. It is made of  potatoes, beans, carrots, celery, diced meat, fried onions, garlic, nutmeg, pepper, cinnamon, cloves, star anise, cardamom, -and of course- water and salt.

Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni

Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni

Unlike other churches in Indonesia which are generally identical with European-style buildings, a Catholic church in Medan which is named Graha Maria Annai Velangkanni is constructed like Hinduism temple. Not only as a worship place, the church is also a place of pilgrimage by Christians. The Church was designed by Pastor James Bharaputra in September 2001 and then was inaugurated in October...