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Pilin Salapan dance
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Pilin Salapan dance with beautiful Songket scarves

Helloindonesia.id – Eight strands of rope dangling in the center of the stage. Eight dancers entered the stage area. With a sparkling songket shawl, they turned around with the shaft of the cascade. Then one by one the dancers tied the songket scarf with the ends of the cloths. So that’s when the salilin penilin […]

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Funny Dance from Minangkabau

Helloindonesia.id – The development of the Minangkabau art museum on earth seems to have never ceased despite the changing times. In addition to the traditional dances that have survived to this day, new dance forms have emerged. One of the new creation dances of Minangkabau dance choreographers is dance. The dance is a masterpiece of […]

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Piriang Talang dance from West Sumatra

Helloindonesia.id – Among the many types of dance that developed in West Sumatra, plate dance became one that managed to survive in a matter of centuries. This dance is believed to have existed since the Kingdom of Srivijaya still had a strong influence in West Sumatra. At that time, the plate dance became a form […]

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The long history of tor-tor dance

Helloindonesia.id – The abundance of Indonesian culture can be seen from the diverse forms of performances, dances, musical instruments, and clothing. It is not easy to create it because it must devote the mind and effort of the people of a region. Naturally, if then there was a long debate when the Tor-tor and Gordang […]

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Serampang dua belas dance, Youth Making Love

Helloindonesia.id – Four people came out from backstage. They wear brightly colored costumes. Their lower bodies are clad in beautiful patterned satin. Meanwhile, music plays energetic and vibrant Malay songs. This is a traditional dance called twelve serampang dance. The name “as easy as twelve” is said to be taken from the number of movements […]

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Tandok Dance, Tradition in an art

Helloindonesia.id – Tandok is not just a bamboo knit container used to hold rice. More than that, Tandok represents an agrarian Batak tribe, maintains its traditional arts and culture, and has strong family ties among each other. This bamboo crochet container then inspired the creation of a traditional dance from North Tapanuli known as the […]

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Piso Surit Dance, Dance Inspired by Bird Chirping

Helloindonesia.id – This dance is one of the typical dances of the Karo Batak tribe. Usually this dance is performed to welcome the guests of honor in an event. This is the piso surit dance, one of the dances which has become the cultural wealth of the archipelago. Piso surit dance is a dance that […]

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Saman Dance, Harmonic and Energetic

Helloindonesia.id – This dance always attracts attention. His movements are smooth and orderly to the rhythm of the harmonious music to make anyone who watched it always made amazed. This is the saman dance, a dance of the pride of the people of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. Saman dance is unique. The cohesiveness of the dancers […]

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Cah Rimba Traditional Dance, from Aceh

Helloindonesia.id – Cah Rimba is a tradition of the people of Aceh related to the clearing of arable land. The land to be cultivated certainly does not open wildly, but has been regulated by adat based on Islam. Village officials (geuchik) and people who understand forestry issues or commonly called petua uten also play an […]

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Katrili dance from Minahasa

Helloindonesia.id – As with other branches of art, dance for the Minahasa community has also existed since ancient times. This is evidenced by the belief in Dewi Penari, who is known by the Minahasa community as Ruwintuwu. This intersection of trust in Dewi Dancers and the Goddess of Fertility later gave birth to various Minahasa […]

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