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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...

Konro

Konro

Konro soup is a traditional Indonesian beef ribs dish from Bugis and Makassar tradition. This soup is usually made of beef and the ribs. The blackish – soupy cuisine is usually eaten with small pieces of ketupat. The color comes from the Indonesian black fruit, kluwek.

Geplak

Geplak

Geplak is a traditional cake from Jakarta. Nowadays, the cake is scarcely found. The cake is made of rice which is ground into wheat, then it is roasted. The cake is topped with grated coconut. The cake is usually served in traditional Betawi wedding ceremony as gifts.  

Jengkol

Jengkol

Jengkol, known as dogfruit, is a popular native seed in Southeast Asia. Amino acid containing sulfur contained in the seeds makes Jengkol has a particular smell. In Indonesia, this seed can proceed to various food such as semur jengkol, an ingredient in fried rice or hot paste, and even chips.