Indonesia: Land of Cultures

Indonesia: Land of Cultures

Bandung : Indonesia | Apr 18, 2010 at 9:32 AM PDT
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From Sabang until Merauke is the land named Indonesia, instead of called Nusantara, which is divided into several provinces. It has plenty and different cultures among the tribes who live in. But the most popular cultures/tribes which are main cultures and well known by the world are Sundanese (West Java), Javanese (East Java and Cetral Java), Bataknese (North Sumatra), Balinese (Bali Island), Dayaknese (Kalimantan/Borneo).

Language, faith, philosophy and other traditional arts among these tribes are different and have their own unique but have the same language as a nation called Bahasa Indonesia. Batik, Degung, Wayang Golek, Wayang Kulit, Pendet Dance, Jaipong, Reog Ponorogo, Kecak Dance, Saman Dance, Kuda Lumping, Sisingaan, Debus, Angklung are just a few of hundreds of traditional arts that have become a national treasury.

tridi is based in Bandung, Jawa Barat, Indonesia, and is a Stringer on Allvoices.
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