Indonesia Will Have Art and Music Tourist Destinations such as California

Indonesia will have a world-class music and arts festival destination, the MNC Music & Arts Center in MNC Lido City. These facilities are like the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in California, America. MNC Music & Arts Center is a place where musical events will be held with various forms and themes, but can also be used for sport events, exhibitions, cultural events about West Java, about Bogor, about Indonesia. Coachella is the largest and most famous music festival in the world, which in its event period is able…

Chinese New Year Tourism in Indonesia

The Chinese New Year is one of the most awaited to be celebrated complete with a series of exciting performances, festive ornaments, and delicious culinary delights. You don’t need to go far to China to feel the Chinese New Year, several places in Indonesia also offer exciting Chinese New Year celebrations. Are you curious about what Chinese New Year tourist attractions are worth visiting? Glodok, JakartaApproaching the Chinese New Year, residents in the Chinatown area in West Jakarta sell various equipment that will be needed or displayed during Chinese New…

Promote Indonesia through the Feria Internacional de las Culturas Amigas (FICA) Cultural Festival

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, various cultural festivals that are regularly held must change to a virtual format. This also happened to the Feria Internacional de las Culturas Amigas (FICA) which was followed by the Indonesian Embassy in Mexico City. This festival always involves more than 50 countries as participants. Indonesia displays several videos of tourist destinations, such as the Central Java video, in collaboration with the Central Java Provincial Government. In addition, several Indonesian products such as batik, Indonesian recipes, Indonesian food products and handicrafts are also…

Cakalele Dance, Maluku

Cakalele Dance Cakalele is a Moluccan traditional dance that is played by about 30 men and women. This dance is occasionally performed to welcome the guest of honor that come to Maluku. Other said that, this dance is performed during the offspring to the ancestors. Mollucans’ ancestors were great sailor man. At that time, before went to the ocean, the Mollucan sailor were party and dancing Cakalele. Hence, the custom is still be celebrate until present day, to honor the ancestors. Cakalele’s male dancers wore the armor that is dominated…

Zapin Tembung Dance, The Malay Traditional Dance

Zapin Tembung Dance Zapin Dance is a dance that is popular in Malaysia and in Indonesia, especially in Malay-populated provinces in Sumatera (Riau Province, Jambi province, Riau Islands Province, North Sumatera, and Bangka-Belitung Islands) and West Kalimantan. It is believed that this dance has been introduced by Arab immigrant, Muslim missionaries from the Middle East in the fourteenth century. In the old days, it only males were allowed to perform; nowadays, female dancers are included. It used to be performed exclusively for religious ceremonies but through the years it has…

Monong Dance

Monong Dance Dance Monong / Manang / Baliatn, is a healing dance that originating comes from all Dayak communities. This dance serves as a repellent / cure / antidote to the disease, so the patient can recover. The dancers are behave like bewitched and speak out the spell. This dance is performed when the shaman is in a state of trance. Hence, this dance is part of traditional ceremonies of Bemanang / Balian tribe. www.Indonesia-Tourism.com

The Patriotic of Remong Dance

Remong Dance Remong Dance is a typical of welcome dance, that originating from East Java Province. This dance is represents the dynamic character of East Java people, or Surabaya communities in particular. This dance is symbolize the courage of a prince, that is why, the dancer is always a man, or a female-man look alike. Remong dance is always followed by Gamelan traditional instruments, which is consist of Bonang, Saron, Gambang, Gender, Slentem, Siter, Seruling, Ketuk, Kenong, Kempul and Gong. The music theme of this dance is using Juli Juli…

The Gentle Movement Of Tanggai Dance, South Sumatra

Tanggai Dance Tanggai Dance or Tepak dance, is a traditional art dance originating from South Sumatra. The aim of this dance is to welcome the guest that coming in the traditional wedding of Palembang, South Sumatra. Tanggai dance is performed by 5 dancers and the dancers wearing particular wardrobe and accessories, typical of Palembang native wardrobe. The movement of this dance is gentle and elegant at the same way. This moving gesture is showing the humble heart of the host to welcome the guests. The movement is becomes more elegant…

Tari Payung, The Traditional Umbrella Dance

Umbrella Dance Tari Payung or Umbrella Dance is Minangkabau’s traditional dance. Minangkabau is one of regencies in Indonesia, which located in West Sumatra. Since Tari Payung played by a pair of young man and woman, the meaning of Tari Payung is telling about the man approaching a girl and how he cares about his girl. The umbrella that being the main utility, is symbolize the main icon to be the shelter for the spouse in having good relationship. The number of dancers in umbrella dance is always complete, and always…

Serampang Dua Belas Dance

Serampang 12 Serampang 12 (Dua Belas) is one of traditional Malay dances from North sumatera. This dance is performed in pair, which symbolized the match maker founding mate. This dance was created by a person name Sauti in 1940s and it was rearrange during 1950-1960. Before it known as Serampang 12, this dance was popular as Pulau Sari Dance, which based on the theme song that accompany the dance. There were controversy about the changing name from Pulau Sari to Serampang 12 dance. One said that a type of dancing…