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Kalimantan Tong Tong Fair, The Haque, Netherlands 2011

Kalimantan Tong Tong Fair, The Haque, Netherlands 2011

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

Kalimantan Tong Tong Fair, The Haque,  Netherlands 2011 The Tong Tong Fair (formerly known as Pasar Malam Besar) is the largest festival in the world for Indo (European-Indonesian) culture, held annually in The Netherlands. In 2009 it was renamed to ‘Tong Tong Fair’. Established in 1959 it is one of the oldest festivals and the […]

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Central Kalimantan Tanjung Puting National Park, One of the natural wonders of the world!

Central Kalimantan Tanjung Puting National Park, One of the natural wonders of the world!

Written by on August 12, 2012 in Kalimantan Tanjung Puting National Park with 0 Comments

Tanjung Puting National Park, One of the natural wonders of the world! http://www.orangutan.org/rainforest/tanjung-puting-national-park The Picture is from Mongabay http://mongabay.zenfolio.com/indonesia/h1ec67ed2#h1ec67ed2 Tanjung Puting is one of the natural wonders of the world! You may not believe this after you have been there only two days or three days, but after the fourth or fifth day something happens. […]

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Kalimantan elephant population continues to dwindle

Kalimantan elephant population continues to dwindle

Written by on August 11, 2012 in Kalimantan Environment with 0 Comments

Samarinda, E Kalimantan (ANTARA News) – The population of Kalimantan elephants continues to dwindle as a  result of damage to protected forests, an environment official said. “If the protected forests continue to be cleared away and change their function, we fear the elephants will become extinct. Therefore, we hope two district heads, whose jurisdiction cover the […]

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East Kalimantan Environmentalists to Report Illegal Miners to Police

Written by on August 11, 2012 in Kalimantan Environment with 0 Comments

East Kalimantan Environmentalists to Report Illegal Miners to Police http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/news/east-kalimantan-environmentalists-to-report-illegal-miners-to-police/536015 Tunggadewa Mattangkilang | August 07, 2012The local chapter of the Office of Environmental Management will report two mining companies operating in Samarinda, East Kalimantan, despite their licenses having been revoked or suspended, one of its officials said on Monday. Sukisman, the head of the Samarinda […]

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Kalimantan, Tarian Naga, Dance

Kalimantan, Tarian Naga, Dance

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

Kalimantan, Tarian Naga, Dance Dragon dance is played in the house owned by ethnic Dayak Betang on May 20, 2008. Thadeus Yus of Dayak Tribal Council said, “This event Dayak community celebration. All ethnicities are invited, including Chinese. Prohibition Cap Goh Meh is exclusive to the Chinese people. “

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Kalimantan, Dayak Adat Dress

Kalimantan, Dayak Adat Dress

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

Kalimantan, Dayak Adat Dress The Dayak or Dyak are the peoples indigenous to Borneo. It is a loose term for over 200 riverine and hill-dwelling ethnic subgroups, located principally in the interior of Borneo, each with its own dialect, customs, laws, territory and culture, although common distinguishing traits are readily identifiable. Dayaks are categorised as […]

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South Kalimantan, Banjar Wedding

South Kalimantan, Banjar Wedding

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

South Kalimantan, Banjar Wedding The Banjar or Banjarese (Urang Banjar in Banjarese language; اورڠ بنجر in Jawi script) are a coastal, native ethnic group that settled in Tanah Laut and Banjarmasin in the south and in Hulu Sungai in the north of South Kalimantan, Indonesia, the second largest city on the island of Borneo. Several […]

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West Kalimantan, Tayan, Sanggau, Wedding

West Kalimantan, Tayan, Sanggau, Wedding

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

West Kalimantan, Tayan, Sanggau, Wedding Sanggau is a regency in Province of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. It is situated in the middle and in the northern part of the province, with an area of 12,857.70 km² and a population density of 32 inhabitants per km² in 2010.

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