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  • Pencak Silat
    on Mar 9, 2011 in Local arts arts attractions
    Pencak Silat is an umbrella term for the martial arts created in Indonesia. The leading organization of pencak silat in Indonesia is IPSI [Ikatan Pencak Silat Indonesia meaning Organization for Indonesian Pencak Silat]. The liaison body for internati...
  • Jaipong Dance
    on Mar 9, 2011 in Local arts Dance
    Dancers Jaipong Jaipong Dance is a popular traditional dance of Sundanese people, West Java, Indonesia. The dance was created by Gugum Gumbira, based on traditional Sundanese Ketuk Tilu music and Pencak Silat movements. History In 1961, Indonesian p...
  • Ramayana Ballet
    on Mar 8, 2011 in Local arts
    Sendratari Ramayana, also known as Ramayana Ballet, is an art exhibition that combines drama and dance to perform Ramayana story. Ramayana story is a legend beautifully carved on the wall of Siwa Temple, one of the temples in Prambanan complex. If yo...
  • Reog Ponorogo
    on Mar 8, 2011 in Local arts arts attractions
    Once upon a time, the King of Bantar Angin Kingdom named Kelana Swadana was going to propose for marriage to a beautiful girl, the daughter of Kediri King. Unfortunately, Kelana Swadana's journey to Kediri was stopped because of the cruel blockade do...
  • Social Culture of East Java Province
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Sociocultural
    In general, the condition of religious life in East Java, according to the expectations of all parties, religious life marked by beauty and harmony between religious mutual respect in carrying out their respective religious teachings. The development...
  • Social Culture of Central Java
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Sociocultural
    There's only one language and one tribal area in Central Java, namely Java. To foster local culture have been held Javanese language congress IV on October 10 to 14, 2006. The congress was attended by delegates from all over Indonesia as well as fore...
  • Malioboro
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Culture
    Malioboro In Yogyakarta, the city of memories as people name it, there is a legendary shopping area called Malioboro. The name is adopted from British colonial who occupied Yogyakarta in 1811-1816 named Marlborough. Malioboro was deliberately built...
  • Wayang Golek
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Local arts
    Many People assume that the art of puppet comes from India. Yet according to R. Gunawan Djajakusumah in his book Introduction to Marionette Puppet Purwa in West Java, it is not true. According to him, the puppet is a genuine culture of Indonesia [esp...
  • Giriloyo Batik Center
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Tourism Handicraft
    Batik from Giriloyo After UNESCO officially announced batik as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity on October 2 2009 in Abu Dhabi, its image rise significantly as one of Indonesian heritages. All elements of Indonesian society are really prou...
  • Merapi Volcano Museum
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Museum Tourism Object
    Merapi Volcano Museum Indonesian lies on the junction of the earth plate. Consequently, Indonesia becomes a seismic zone. Morover, Indonesia is included the ring og fire of 500 volcanoes among which 129 are active. The number covers 13 percent of tot...
  • Traditional Markets In Yogyakarta
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Shopping
    Traditional Market Beringharjo In the city with outstanding historical and cultural heritage and and the center of Mataram Dynasty from 1575-1640, the local government will continue to improve the concept and management of traditional markets to back...
  • Borobudur Temple
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Tourism Object Temple
    Borobudur Temple Borobudur Temple is one of the most prestigious historical properties that can be found in Indonesia. It is noted as one of the World Wonder Heritage by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization [UNESCO]. The e...
  • Social Culture of West Java Province
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Sociocultural
    "Silih Asah, Silih Asih, Silih Asuh"The  words above are not random poetry, but as a philosophy of life adopted by a majority of the population of West Java. This philosophy teaches people to care for each other with the foundation of mutual lov...
  • Bali Island Paradise
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Tourism Object
    Bali has a diversity of wonderful tourist attraction. No wonder, if this beautiful island can attract millions of foreign and domestic tourists every years. Almost all international media that relate to the world tourism, put Bali on the top spot tou...
  • Prambanan Temple
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Temple
    Prambanan Temple Prambanan Temple is the biggest Hindu temple complex in Indonesia and South East Asia. Prambanan is also known as Rara Jonggrang Temple. It was built at around 850 BC by Sanjaya Dynasty. Prambanan occupies as wide 39,8 acres of land.
  • Monument Of National [Monas]
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Monument
    Monument of National The monument of National, which is known better as Monas [Monumen Nasional], is one of many monuments that the Indonesians built to remind them of the struggle of Indonesian soldiers to fight the Dutch for the independence of Ind...
  • Ujung Kulon National Park
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Tourism Object
    Ujung Kulon National Park is situated in the province of Banten, formerly under the pronincial government of West Java. This site lies exactly in the westernmost of Java Island; thus people call it "Ujung Kolon" that literally means the westernmost.
  • Mount Bromo
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Tourism Object Mountain
    Mount Bromo The word Bromo is derived from ancient Javanese language brahma, the name of a Hindu deity. Accoeding to Tengger [the original trible inhabiting Mount Bromo] people, Mount Bromo is a holy mount, so it requires an annual ceremony call...
  • Social Culture of Bali Province
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Sociocultural
    Bali Province has its own unique characteristics and different. In his also, Bali Province is also famous for its customs and traditions. Besides, there are 276 historic sites that are still well maintained. The numbers of dance groups in Bali reache...
  • Komodo Island
    on Feb 28, 2011 in Island Tourism Object
    Komodo is an Indonesian island home to approximately 2,000 people who are mostly descendants of former convicts once exiled here. The island is part of Komodo National Park and is especially known for its native Komodo Dragon the world's largest livi...