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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…

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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…

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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…

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Batik Cirebon

Other area that has a very strong tradition of batik is Cirebon. Scratches canting is applied to the cloth, producing beautiful works of art as well as economical. Batik Cirebon has two type, namely Batik Keraton and Batik Pesisir or Batik Trusmi. In Cirebon there are two powerful government ever, Kasepuhan palace and Kanoman palace.…

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Batik Garutan of Garut, West Java

Garut have a beautiful traditional fabrics, well known as Batik Garutan. Batik Garutan has brighter colors than Batik from other areas, such as : blue, brick red and purple. There are about 80 batik motifs as outlined in the garutan, such us, bulu hayam, lereng calung, lereng jaksa, cupat manggu, merak ngibing, batu ngamparand many…

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Traditional Wood Carvings of Gianyar

Gianyar known as craft -producing region with high artistic value. One of which is the traditional wood carving its reputation has spread to the wolrd. Wood carving of Gianyar is known for the special design, carving a neat detail , and high-quality materials.   Gianyar wood carvings is one of a kind. A very special…