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Java, hobby horse trance dance

Java, hobby horse trance dance

Written by on August 27, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

Java, hobby horse trance dance hobby horse trance dance from Java Indonesia

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Yokyakarta, Festival Malioboro

Yokyakarta, Festival Malioboro

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Yokyakarta, Festival Malioboro Malioboro Festival was held back for a second time by the Department Tourism of Jogja. For this year, lasted for two days only, started from July 31 until August 1, 2010. As the name of this festival is centered around Malioboro. Malioboro Festival is a cultural festival in which involved a variety […]

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West Java, Sunda, Traditional Dance

West Java, Sunda, Traditional Dance

Written by on August 8, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

West Java, Sunda, Traditional Dance The Sundanese are an ethnic group native to the western part of the Indonesian island of Java. They number approximately 31 million, and are the second most populous of all the nation’s ethncities. The Sundanese are predominantly Muslim. During the 2010 Census the government identified 1,128 ethnic backgrounds in the […]

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West Java, Sunda Adat Dress

West Java, Sunda Adat Dress

Written by on August 8, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

West Java, Sunda Adat Dress The main part of this wedding rite is conducting an akad nikah (marriage contract) due to Islamic marriage law. It’s also called as walimah. Before an amil (a religious official), a wali (the bride’s male relative legally responsible for her), and some witnesses, the couple were married. Around this sacred moment there […]

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West Java, Betawi Wedding

West Java, Betawi Wedding

Written by on August 7, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

West Java, Betawi Wedding In traditional times, some marriages were arranged although it is also clear that sometimes such arrangements could be avoided. Early sources also indicate that some women were prostitutes and some men transvestites. Residence in the villages of Pelau and Luangiua is normally uxorilocal, at the house site of the wife. When […]

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Java, Wedding Adat

Java, Wedding Adat

Written by on August 7, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

Java, Wedding Adat In traditional times, some marriages were arranged although it is also clear that sometimes such arrangements could be avoided. Early sources also indicate that some women were prostitutes and some men transvestites. Residence in the villages of Pelau and Luangiua is normally uxorilocal, at the house site of the wife. When residing […]

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East Java, Probolingo wedding

East Java, Probolingo wedding

Written by on August 7, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

East Java, Probolingo wedding Probolinggo is a city on the north coast of East Java, Indonesia in Probolinggo Regency. Like most of northern East Java, the city has a large Madurese population in addition to many ethnically Javanese people. It is located on one of the major highways across Java, and has a harbor that […]

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East Java, Madura, Traditional Dance

East Java, Madura, Traditional Dance

Written by on July 29, 2012 in Java Festivals with 0 Comments

East Java, Madura, Traditional Dance Madura’s was home of area’s best dance floor by Gayle Faulkner Kosalko Today when you drive by Five Points in Robertsdale you see the Purple Steer Restaurant, a liquor store, an Amoco station and Lever Brothers. It’s hard to believe that this was once the hot spot in the area […]

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