Central Kalimantan

Central Kalimantan, is a province of Indonesia. It is one of five provinces in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo. Its provincial capital is Palangkaraya and in 2010 its population was over 2.2 million, while the 2015 showed a rise to 2.49 million and the latest official estimate is 2,649,803.

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Kelakai Chips, Unique Efficacious Snacks

Helloindonesia.id – Since long time ago, the ancestors of the Indonesian people lived in harmony with nature, the forest was one of their sources of livelihood. Various flora that grow in the forest can be used to meet human needs. Kelakai plants for example, a type of algae that grows in swamp forests, has many […]

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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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Mandau Dance
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Central Kalimantan
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Theatrical Motion of the Mandau Dance

Helloindonesia.id – Kalimantan is one of the ethnic tourism destinations in Indonesia. Besides being blessed with beautiful natural scenery, the people of Kalimantan are also known to have exotic cultures. The exoticism of Kalimantan culture is reflected in one of the traditional dances. In Central Kalimantan, for example, there is a traditional dance called the […]

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Turning the sap into beautiful crafts

Helloindonesia.id – Kalimantan’s tropical rain forests store a variety of flora that has long been used by the Dayak people. Utilization of these forest resources is accompanied by their awareness to continue to maintain and preserve forest resources. Nyatu tree for example. This tree has long been the raw material for making handicrafts that are […]

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Rattan Crafts
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Central Kalimantan
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Katingan Regency Rattan Crafts

Helloindonesia.id – Kalimantan is rich in various natural resources. Likewise with Katingan Regency in Central Kalimantan. The regency whose capital is in Kasongan is the largest rattan producer in Kalimantan. Of the 13 districts, 10 of which are rattan producing areas. No wonder the Katingan Regency is able to produce 500 tons more rattan in […]

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Pangkalima Dance
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Promise Commander Tumbang Anoi in Unifying Dayak Tribes

Helloindonesia.id – Commander Tumbang Anoi for the Dayak community is an exemplary figure who has a spirit of struggle to unite the Dayak tribes who have been fighting for a long time. Around 1894, the Dayak tribes who settled in the Kalimantan region were divided and attacked each other. These events make people suffer losses […]

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Dayak Ngaju Vest
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Sangkurat, “Ngaju” Dayak Greatness Vest

Helloindonesia.id – Indonesia has long been known as a country that has diverse ethnic and cultural diversity. This is reflected in the diversity of life patterns of the people of Indonesia, which are represented by traditional houses, traditional regulations, traditional weapons, to traditional clothing worn. The Ngaju Dayak tribe, for example, the tribe that inhabits […]

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Kacapi Kalimantan
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Kacapi Kalimantan, a Typical 2-Stringed Instrument of Dayak Society

Helloindonesia.id – This lute musical instrument has a unique shape that is like a hornbill, a sacred animal for the Dayak community. This is the Central Kalimantan harp, a stringed instrument with two types of lut that is commonly used when playing when welcoming honorary guests. Central Kalimantan harps are made of light wood from […]

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