Posts Under East Kalimantan Category

Kadire

Kadire

Kadire including wind instrument that resembles a keledi. Kadire sound source is not obtained by blowing dried pumpkin, but the coconut shell. Coconut shell serves as a regulator of tone. Kadire played during traditional ceremonies Dayak Kenyah society.

Hornbills Dance

Hornbills Dance

This dance tells about the life of hornbills in the Dayak, Borneo. Hornbill is a sacred animal emblem of God’s messengers that affect the lives of the Dayak society. Hornbill not only believed to bring wealth but also plagues. When Hornbill surround the house as much as 6x, then the person who is in it is believed he will get trouble because Hornbill bring evil spirits. That’s when t...

Anjat

Anjat

Anjat is a bag made of woven rattan and have 2 or 3 ropes. Anjat used to carry goods when traveling. This Anjat sized so as not to load a lot of stuff. Anjat does not have a cover, but it has a strap that when pulled will close so that the top will be conical / close. For larger sizes though made with the same material commonly called the basket. Basket has a diameter under about 50cm and 70cm w...

Amplang

Amplang

Amplang is a type of  crackers(kerupuk) which is made to be look like a tiger’s claw. It is made of fish and flour which is dried and then fried. It is usually eaten with rice and other side dish or even eaten as it is.