Archive for October 2011

Angklung

Angklung

Angklung is a traditional musical instrument made of bamboo from West Java Province. Angklung has been designated as world cultural heritage by the UNESCO for the category of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in its meeting on 16 November 2010 in Nairobi. These categories include traditions speak and expression, rituals and festivals, handicrafts, music, dance, and traditional art per...

Kajang Tribe

Kajang Tribe

Location of Kajang tribe is in Bulukumba district, South Sulawesi. It is said that the tribe Kajang was a territory that is untouched by the culture from the outside. When Christians began to get into Toraja and embraced Islam as a great folk Kingdom of Gowa and Bone, Kajang tribe continue to believe in nature, and even continued to keep it until now. Tanatoa which they lived was believed to be ...

Tanjung Bira

Tanjung Bira

Tanjung Bira is located in the southernmost tip of South Sulawesi province, precisely in the District Bonto Bahari, Bulukumba, about 40 km from the town of Bulukumba, or 200 km from Makassar. Tanjung Bira is famous with its white sand beaches which are beautiful and fun. The water is clear, very nice both for place to swim and sunbathe. Here we can enjoy the sunrise and sunset with a gleaming li...

House of Cut Nyak Dien

House of Cut Nyak Dien

This house is the original location of residence of national woman hero, Cut Nyak Dien. The current building is the result of a replica because the original had been burned by the Dutch in 1896. This historical site is located at Jalan Cut Nyak Dien, Lampisang village, subdistrict Peukan Bada, Aceh Besar. In this house, Cut Nyak Dien used to shelter and devised a strategy of war. In this house al...

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque (Mesjid Raya Baiturrahman) is a large mosque located in the centre of the city of Banda Aceh, Aceh province, Indonesia. It is of great symbolic significance to the Acehnese people as a symbol of Acehnese religion and culture, especially since it survived the devastating 2004 tsunami intact. The mosque was designed by an Italian architect and built by the Dutch colonial a...