Archive for June 2015

Gula Gending

Gula Gending

This instrument is made of zinc and textiles. This is used to peddle cotton candy is made from sugar. Therefore, it called Gula Gending. Sugar storage place in Sasak language called Tongkaq also serves as a musical instrument. Is played by holding tongkaq, box hit with a right hand and left accordance gending / song being played. Gula Gending to be played around the corners of th...

Bantengan

Bantengan

Bantengan is a performing arts and cultural traditions that combines elements of sendra dance,  kanuragan, music, and poetry / spells are very thick with a magical feel. The origin of Art Bantengan evolved since the days of empire Singasari (Jago temple site – Tumpang) is closely associated with the Pencak Silat. Dance movements of the movement Kembangan adopt played Pencak Silat. Not stra...

Woku Belanga

Woku Belanga

The traditional cuisine from Manado, Woku Belanga is derived from two words “Woku” which means traditional spices, and “belanga” which means frying pan. Woku Belanga is traditional cuisine with fish as the main ingredient and flavoured with various spices. The gravy is reddish-yellow and put in a big bowl. Source of pic: http://budaya-indonesia.org/

Ketoprak (dish)

Ketoprak (dish)

ketropak is a Jakarta dish which consist of tofu, bean sprout, lontong, rice vermicelli lathered in a sauce made of peanut, garlic, brown sugar, chili, salt and sweet soy sauce and then topped with kerupuk. Lontong is a rice grain steamed inside a banana leaf while kerupuk is a type of crackers. Sometimes, ketoprak peddlers will add contents variety such as boiled egg or cucumber. Ketoprak is co...

Ulos

Ulos

Ulos is one of the traditional costumes in Indonesia. It is hereditarily developed by Bataknese people. Etymologically, Ulos means cloth. The process of making Ulos is similar with the way of making Songket from Palembang, which uses loom not spinning machine. Source of pic: http://panduanwisata.id/