Category: Arts & Culture

CLOWNS OF HEROES: THE PUNAKAWAN

CLOWNS OF HEROES: THE PUNAKAWAN

In Javanese shadow puppets or wayang, the Punakawan or Panakavan (Phanakavhan) is defined as the…

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THE DANCE MUSEUM : HUTA BOLON SIMANINDO

THE DANCE MUSEUM : HUTA BOLON SIMANINDO

Museum Huta Bolon Simanindo, a dance museum on in the village of Simanindo on Samosir…

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ULOS : BATAK HERITAGE CLOTH

ULOS : BATAK HERITAGE CLOTH

Ulos is the traditional cloth of the Batak people of North Sumatera, Indonesia. Different kinds…

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HISTORY OF THE BATAK PEOPLE

HISTORY OF THE BATAK PEOPLE

Located in the mountainous highlands of northern Sumatera, the Batak are one of the largest…

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THE GORGA

THE GORGA

The intricate art details of the Gorga found in every ‘Rumah Bolon’ or traditional house…

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