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Chopsticks
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Playing Chopsticks, Preserving Culture

Helloindonesia.id – Many countries recognize chopsticks as weapons. In Asia, chopstick culture is known in Japan and Indonesia. In Indonesia, especially people in the interior of Kalimantan, chopsticks were known before the arrival of the invaders. Chopsticks are traditional weapons that are in the shape of a long pipe in which a small arrow is […]

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East Kalimantan
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The Enchanting Magical Power of Mandau

Helloindonesia.id – According to Michael Coomans, in his book entitled Manusia Daya (1987), the Dayak people live in traditional traditional beliefs. For the Dayak people, mystical events become objects of belief. Therefore, mystical things become real and objective things. Mandau is a cultural object that is not separated from this magical assumption. More than just […]

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East Kalimantan
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Pepatay Dance East Kalimantan

Helloindonesia.id – A young man sat half cross-legged wearing traditional Dayak clothing complete with a crown, shield and mandauw around his waist. Another young man then came out carrying a shield and a saber. Meanwhile, the hum of the sape instrument was played to accompany the battle. They are presenting one of the dances from […]

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Seraung, Kalimantan's Typical Head Protector
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Seraung, Kalimantan's Typical Head Protector

Helloindonesia.id – This hat is a daily protector used by the Dayak people in Kalimantan. Having a wide size and at a glance similar to a caping hat, this is the typical Dayak hat that we encounter in the Kalimantan region, especially Dayak Kenyah who live in Lekaq Kidau, East Kalimantan. Seraung is made of […]

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Sarong Samarinda
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Sarong Samarinda

Helloindonesia.id – The craft of Samarinda sarong weaving was originally brought by Bugis migrants from Sulawesi who lived on the coast of the Mahakam River, to be precise in Kampung Pamanah, Gang Pertenunan, Samarinda Seberang. Being far from their ancestral lands does not make Bugis women forget their traditions. While waiting for their husbands to […]

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Gantar Traditional Dance
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Gantar Traditional Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Gantar dance is a type of social dance between young mudi from Dayak Benuaq and Tunjung tribe in West Kutai Regency, East Kalimantan. This dance symbolizes the joy and hospitality of dayak tribe in welcoming guests who come to East Kalimantan, either as tourists, investors, or honored guests. Guests are even invited to […]

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Jepen Genjoh
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Jepen Genjoh Mahakam Dance, Representation of Eastern Culture

Helloindonesia.id – The people of Kutai Kertanegara Ing Martadipura have one traditional dance that is still preserved today, namely Jepen. This traditional art typical of the coast of the Mahakam River in the form of a dance that is rooted in the values ​​of Malay philosophy and oriental customs is still widely found. One of […]

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Ketopong, Crown of Sultan Kutai Kartanegara
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Ketopong, Crown of Sultan Kutai Kartanegara

Helloindonesia.id – This crown was worn by Sultan Aji Muhamad Sulaiman in 1845-1899. Made of gold and gemstones, this is the helmet or crown worn by the Sultan of Kutai Kartanegara. This ketopong is in the form of a top-notch crown and the face is in the form of a multilevel meru This helmet is […]

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Bulungan Kalimantan
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Bulungan: The Almost Forgotten Sultanate in North Kalimantan

Helloindonesia.id – Are you familiar with the Sultanate of Bulungan? Some people may feel unfamiliar with the sultanate that used to exist in the province of North Kalimantan. One of the remaining traces of the Sultanate of Bulungan that can still be seen today is the Bulungan Sultanate Museum located in Tanjung Palas, North Kalimantan. […]

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Talawang Helloindonesia
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Central Kalimantan
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Talawang, the Last Defense of the Dayaks

Helloindonesia.id – To complete the saber, the Dayak people use talawang (shields or shields) in battle. Similar to the mandau, talawang are cultural objects that were born from the Dayak people’s belief in magical powers. In addition, Talawang also has an aesthetic side that is shown in the carving motif. Talawang is made from ironwood […]

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