Chopsticks, From Traditional Weapons to Competitions
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Chopsticks, From Traditional Weapons to Competitions

Helloindonesia – Chopsticks have been known as one of the traditional weapons that are often used by the Dayak tribe in the Kalimantan region. In addition to making materials that come from nature, Chopsticks also have the advantage of having a firing accuracy of about 200 meters. Judging from its shape, chopsticks have a round […]

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Seluang Betebak Rice Homecoming, a form of gratitude for food prosperity
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East Kalimantan
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Tradition

Seluang Betebak Rice Homecoming, a form of gratitude for food prosperity

Helloindonesia.id – Unlike the previous nights, the atmosphere of the seventh night of the Erau Festival was more lively. On that night, apart from the bepelas ritual, several special rituals were also carried out which were only held that night. One of these rituals is the rice betebak homecoming season. This festive procession which was […]

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Dance
East Kalimantan
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Kemindu Mask Dance, Traces of Acculturation of Javanese Dance in Kutai Kartanegara

Helloindonesia.id – As a traditional archipelago aristocracy system that has survived for nearly eight centuries, the Kutai Sultanate has a very rich cultural heritage, for example in the field of dance. Within the Kutai Palace, there are a number of classical dances that have survived through the ages. One of them is the kemindu mask […]

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Aesthetic Dayak tribal accessories
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East Kalimantan
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Aesthetic Dayak tribal accessories

Helloindonesia.id – In the midst of the onslaught of the fashion world from outside, the traditional accessories of the archipelago still have loyal fans. This assumption is not a mere thumbs up. As evidence, there are now many designers who implement traditional patterns and accessories in their works. The awareness of the importance of maintaining […]

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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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Dance
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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Gantar Traditional Dance
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East Kalimantan
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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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Amplang
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Amplang , Kalimantan fish crackers

Helloindonesia.id – Stop at Balikpapan or Samarinda, it’s incomplete if you don’t bring this one souvenir. Amplang name. The type of cracker with taste and distinctive fish aroma. This savory snack has become a souvenir that must be purchased for tourists visiting East Kalimantan. Amplang made of fish meat pounded with a mixture of sago […]

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Biduk Biduk Beach
Beach
East Kalimantan
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Nature

The Silent “Biduk-Biduk” White Sand Beach

Helloindonesia.id – Kalimantan is rich in tropical forests, but the coast on the island, which is passed by the equator, cannot be denied its beauty. There is a village on the east coast of Kalimantan, Berau district, called the Biduk-Biduk. The distance of Biduk-Biduk Village to the subdistrict capital is about 3 km or can […]

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