Archive for January 2017

Jam Gadang-Bukit Tinggi

Jam Gadang-Bukit Tinggi

Jam Gadang is the landmark of Bukit Tinggi and West Sumatra province in Indonesia.  This is also the typical symbol of West Sumatra has a story and unique because he is already decades. Clock Tower was built in 1926 by architect Yazin and Sutan Gigi Ameh. Laying the first stone was carried out hours Rook Maker’s first son who was then 6 years old. This clock is a gift from the Queen of...

Batu Gantung  Toba Lake

Batu Gantung Toba Lake


Kain Tenun West  Kalimantan

Kain Tenun West Kalimantan

Kain Tenun  is one of the cultural heritage that almost in all regions of the Republic of Indonesia to become a national pride. In general, the woven fabric produced by special equipment with weaving techniques that are traditional to produce a beautiful piece of cloth and containing high artistic value. Iban Dayak tribe in Kalimantan Barat using this woven fabric as a kind of luxury clothin...

Harvest celebration  (Perayaan Gawai Dayak)

Harvest celebration (Perayaan Gawai Dayak)

Harvest celebration was held in West Kalimantan and Sarawak by indigenous West Kalimantan and Sarawak, especially the Iban and Dayak Army. Implemented on a large scale since 25 September 1964 Gawai Dayak has several ceremonies that run in the city and lamin (longhouse). Various food and beverage offerings to the gods of traditional rice for good results. The poet will read a spell that is specifi...

Philosophy Traditional House West Kalimantan

Philosophy Traditional House West Kalimantan

In accordance with the form and allocation, traditional house of West Kalimantan described the nature of togetherness and tolerance among each family member. Images of West Kalimantan traditional house house upstream must line up with the sunrise, while the downstream part of the house should be the direction of the sunset. It symbolizes the hard work in real life, from sunrise to sunset. Also Re...