Archive for September 2015

Circle Monument of Ulee Lheu

Circle Monument of Ulee Lheu

Ulee Lheue is a village in the district Meuraksa, Banda Aceh. In this village was located Ulee Port. This rectangular-shaped monument has stand for 3 years, but now the monument is being destroyed. Source of pic: http://bandaacehkotamadani.wordpress.com/

Zero Point Monument in Aceh

Zero Point Monument in Aceh

Tugu Titik Nol (Zero Point Monument) is located in Gampong Pande, Aceh. It is the silence proof declaring that the place is the forerunner to the establishment of the Sultanate of Aceh Darussalam in the era of Sultan Johansyah in Ramadhan 1st or April 22nd, 1205. Source of Pic: http://charmingaceh.blogspot.co.id/

Soeharto

Soeharto

Soeharto or Suharto (Soo.har.tow) is the second president of Indonesia who governs from 1968 to 1998. He was born in Kemusuk, Argomulyo, Sedayu District, Bantul, Yogyakarta on 8 June 1921 and passed away in Jakarta on 27 January 2008. He is the Jenderal Besar TNI (Mayor General of Indonesia National Army) whose popular designation is “The Smiling General” since his face seemed to be a...

Soekarno, Indonesian First President

Soekarno, Indonesian First President

Dr. Ir. Soekarno is the first president of Indonesia in 1945-1966. He was born in Surabaya, East Java, in June 6th, 1901 and died in Jakarta, in June 21st, 1970. He is the major role in freeing Indonesia from the Dutch colonialism. Along with Mohammad Hatta, he is the Proclaimer of Indonesian Independence in August 17th 1945. He is the originator of the concept of Pancasila as the state of Indone...

Wayang Kulit

Wayang Kulit

The flat, leather puppets called wayang kulit (meaning “leather puppet”) represent many characters, animals, and natural forms as both a visual and performing art. These puppets enact all-night dramas behind a stretched white cloth screen, backlit with a hanging oil lamp. Seated on the other side of the screen, the audience sees only the shadows of the puppets—thus it is also called “the ...