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Pajaga Dance

Pajaga Dance

Tari Pajaga Sulawesi Selatan Pajaga Dance is a traditional dance from Luwu. The dancer is girls with colorful traditional costume called Baju Bodo and equipped with golden glove. From the head until the hand is decorated with golden accessory. The movement is mostly done with hand and harmonize by foot movement creates soft hip move. This dance is traditionally danced by children in the palace an...

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...