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Raigo Dance

Raigo Dance

Raigo dance is an art that is taught through generations.  This traditional dance is intended as a statement of gratitude for the achievement of business results such as horticulture mainly rice. This dance is not just simply an art forms and entertainment but  also cannot be separated from some traditional ceremonies mainly in Kulawi region and in the  Bada valley. image source: http://kebud...

Ma’raga from Bugis

Ma’raga from Bugis

Ma’raga is a combination of dance and game. It is performed by young men, which is called Pa’raga, to attract girls in the place where the dance is performed. Ma’raga is like playing soccer, but with rattan ball. Basically, the movements in Ma’raga is derived from movements of self-defense. Once, Ma’raga was only played by and performed for nobility and royalty to we...

Pabbakkanna Lajina Dance

Pabbakkanna Lajina Dance

Pabbakkanna Lajina is also known as asking for rain dance. The dance is originally from Bugis tribe and performed by girls with colorful traditional costume.

Orkes Turiolo

Orkes Turiolo

Orkes Turiolo is a harmony containing of many traditional instruments in Makassar. Turiolo is originated from makassar language which means “ancient people”. The orcest is used for accompanied some occasion such a celebration, a wedding, and escorting guests. It is performed with local songs called turiolo.

Sinrilik

Sinrilik

A kind of oral literature and still exists in Makassar. It tells about history, religious advices, or stories of figures living in the community. The performance is accompanied by a traditional instruments called kesok-kesok. The performer is called Pasinrilik. Source of pic: http://pkpp.ristek.go.id