Batik Kudus

Kudus Batik is a traditional batik art, with the typical fine-textured with a variety of unique patterns. This motif has a very unique history. Because in the manufacturing process, carried out in three countries (regions). The use of colors in batik process in which different. The red color is done in Lasem, blue and violet…

Batik of Papua

What souvenirs to bring from the exotic island of  Papua? How about Batik – yes, indeed, Papua also produces its own unique Papua Batik. Although Batik art and craft was introduced only quite recently to Papua since 1985, yet in this relatively short time the people of Papua have succeeded in making Papua  Batik their own identity. Papua…

Batu Satam, A Unique Jewelry of Belitung Island

If you’ve been to the Belitung island, perhaps you’ve seen this stone. This beautiful stone name is Batu Satam. That said, this stone is a meteorite fragments that fell in one of the most beautiful beaches of this island. Belitung people believe that this stone came from outer space. Thousands of years ago, a meteor…

Sangkurat, Honor Vest of Dayak Ngaju

Indonesia has long known as a country that has ethnic and cultural diversity. This is reflected in the diversity of lifestyle of the people of Indonesia, which is represented by the custom house, customs regulations, traditional weapons, until the traditional clothes. Ngaju people for example, tribes who inhabited the Central Kalimantan region has a traditional…

Kresesek, a traditional weaving of Negeri Samawa

If Palembang have Songket, Java have Batik then Sumbawa have Kresesek. Kresesek is traditional woven of Sumbawa. Kresesek made from various types of yarn and usually used in traditional ceremonies in Sumbawa. Kresesek woven produce in some village in Sumbawa, such as Moyo Village, Lenggas Village, and Poto Village. Usually it’s take a month to…

Sape, Dayak Traditional Music Instrument

Sape is one of Indonesia traditional music instrument. This traditional music instrument is widely used by Dayak community in East Kalimantan to accompany. How to play it, is with pick the strings, just like you play guitar. Sape made of Adau wood and Kita wood. Have four to six strings, and the special one is…

Serunai – A traditional music instrument of Minangkabau

Minangkabau (local tribe in West Sumatra) has some kind of traditional wind instruments. One of them is Serunai, the bamboo musical instrument that has a function similar to the clarinet. Serunai is usually played in traditional events, such as the ritual batagak panghulu. In addition, pentatonic pitched instrument is also often played in my spare…