Archive for December 2010

Bromo Sunrise

Bromo Sunrise

Bromo area is usually visited during the early morning for sunrise sight-seeing . The temperatures is cold down there and ranged from 0-100 degree Celsius . The beauty of the sunrise can be seen by climbing Mount Pananjakan which is the highest mountain in the region. Steep terrain must be passed in order to to Mount Pananjakan. Desert-like terrain and through the narrow streets and many shar...

Calonarang Dance-Drama

Calonarang Dance-Drama

Calonarang Dance-Drama is one of Balinese arts which is classified into sacred and ritual art which is not oftenly performed, but only in the certain times as a media for “melukat” (puryfing) the village. This dance-drama depicts the storie related to witch-craft, black and white magic, known as pangiwa / Pangleyakan and Panengen. The play which are displayed on Calonarang generally sourced ...

Wayang Wong (Human Puppet)

Wayang Wong (Human Puppet)

Wayang Wong essentially is a mask and puppetry art performance that played by human actors or person (wong). In performing the characters, all main characters’ dancers use Kawinese on their dialogues, while the punakawan (the clown-servants ) use Balinese. In Bali there are two types of Wayang Wong ; Wayang Wong Ramayana and Wayang Wong Parwa. Wayang Wong Ramayana which is later called merely ...

Begawan Ciptoning Leather Puppet

Begawan Ciptoning Leather Puppet

The puppet story has been existed since the time of King Erlangga in Kahuripan, at the beginning the 11th century. During this period, there were literature experts named Mpu Kanwa who had written a book entitled Arjuna Wiwaha. This book narrates the story from Arjuna when he meditated in the Witaraga cave as a reincarnation of Brahmin named Ciptoning Begawan. As an ascetic, Arjuna had successfu...

Ikan Bakar Manokwari

Ikan Bakar Manokwari

Grilled fish Manokwari is delicious, big and fresh; it is a typical dish of West Papua, which is renown with the sea product, more over in the Sorong region and Raja Ampat. This dish is usually applying reef fish since it is the most suitable for grilling, but there are many other kinds of fish, such as pomfret   fish, grouper fish, red fish and many others. All this kinds of fish are easily fo...