Posts Under North Celebes Category

Mane’e

Mane’e

Mane’e is an activity of catching fish with coconut leaves(Samih) conducted by Kakorotan community on the Talaud islands district (Bordering with Philippines) North Sulawesi province. Mane’e have been going on since long amongst the Talaud island communities. According to the kakarotan, it began around the 16th century. This custom carried on every year which usually falls in May o...

Maengket Dance

Maengket Dance

This traditional dance of Minahasa community is performed by a group of people who sing and dance even hold hands. It is led by someone (Kapel) who will raise her voice / first song (Tumutuur) and drums as a retinue. These activities are related to the ceremony with the purpose of illuminating, paving the way and unite community supporters. This is done in a situation of the rice harvest activiti...

Kanonang Hill

Kanonang Hill

The Love Hill of Kanonang (Bukit Kasih Kanonang)  is located in Kawangkoan, Minahasa district. It is a tourist place that symbolizes the harmony among religious adherents in North Sulawesi province. All worshiping places for various religious community existed together on the hill. It takes about 90 minutes from Manado to reach this place.

Traditional Instrument of Bansi

Traditional Instrument of Bansi

The instrument is similar with another Indonesian traditional instrument, seruling, the differences are, one of the ends is made widen, and it is blown vertically. It is made from bamboo and played together with other traditional instruments from North Celebes such as Kolintang, Salude, and Bamboo Tuning Fork. Source of pic: https://putravitophank.files.wordpress.com/2008/12/bansi.jpg

Bamboo Tuning Fork

Bamboo Tuning Fork

The form of this instrument is similar with tuning fork in general which is made from elastic metal. The different is, the instrument from North Celebes is made from bamboo. It will produce sound in a certain tune according to the size when it is stricken. Source of pic: http://budaya-indonesia.org/