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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

Jaipong Dance

Jaipong Dance

  Jaipong Dance is a traditional dance from West Java. The cheerful, energic, and humoristic movements of the dance make the dance famous and unique.  There four movements in the dance, those are opening, pencungan, ngala, and, mincit. In the opening, the dancers, who are mostly women, walk around by playing the stole on their shoulders. In the pencungan, ...

Sintren Dance

Sintren Dance

Sintren Dance, also called Lais, is a traditional dance of West and East Java. The dance contains some magic in it. It tells about a magical encounter between lovers, Sulasih and Sulandono.  Sintren dancer must be a young virgin girl representing Sulasih with six other dancers as her ladies in waiting. The main dancer goes into a chicken cage wrapped by a cloth, then the six dancers dan...

Kain Tenun West  Kalimantan

Kain Tenun West Kalimantan

Kain Tenun  is one of the cultural heritage that almost in all regions of the Republic of Indonesia to become a national pride. In general, the woven fabric produced by special equipment with weaving techniques that are traditional to produce a beautiful piece of cloth and containing high artistic value. Iban Dayak tribe in Kalimantan Barat using this woven fabric as a kind of luxury clothin...