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Sulawesi, Maulid Nabi, Cikoang, Takalar

Sulawesi, Maulid Nabi, Cikoang, Takalar

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

Sulawesi, Maulid Nabi Festival, Cikoang, Takalar http://matthew-oldfield-photography.com/photography/maulid-nabi-festival-cikoang-sulawesi-2/ Maulid Nabi, or Mawlid, is a festival held to celebrate the birth of the prophet Muhammad and in Indonesia, has evolved into a celebration of sharing and the exchange of gifts – in particular, decorated eggs and other small items. The small village of Cikoang has taken this […]

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Sulawesi Tong Tong Fair, The Haque, Netherlands 2011

Sulawesi Tong Tong Fair, The Haque, Netherlands 2011

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

Sulawesi 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 Sulawesi, Festival Bamboo-Orcestra

Central Sulawesi, Festival Bamboo-Orcestra

Written by on August 24, 2012 in Sulawesi Festivals with 0 Comments

Central Sulawesi, Festival Bamboo-Orcestra Bamboo-Orcestra Traditional music is the pride of the Lindu plain, Kulawi and Poso. These tribes settled in the province of Central Sulawesi as part of the cultural repertoire of the current still survive.

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Central sulawesi Togian Islands Transport

Central sulawesi Togian Islands Transport

Written by on August 12, 2012 in Central Sulawesi Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

Central sulawesi Togian Islands Transport Spread over a 90 km stretch in the middle of Tomini Bay, the winding, hilly coastlines and equatorial waters of the Togean Islands cast a magical spell of green, yellow and blue, in all the shades imaginable. Travellers endure the long journey in search of the mythical beach paradise – […]

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South Sulawesi, Toraja, Tongkonan Layuk Lion, Eco Resort

South Sulawesi, Toraja, Tongkonan Layuk Lion, Eco Resort

Written by on August 9, 2012 in Sulawesi Resorts with 0 Comments

Toraja, Tongkonan Layuk Lion Eco Resort http://layuklion.webs.com/ At an altitude of 300 meters with views across to a huge mountain range, the Tongkonan Layuk Lion eco accommodation is a real traditional Torajanese clan house with a massive roof shaped like a ship’s prow, which belongs to a rural, but cozy village. Inside however, the traditional […]

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South Sulawesi, Bugis Wedding

South Sulawesi, Bugis Wedding

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

South Sulawesi, Bugis Wedding The Bugis are the predominant ethnic group inhabiting the southern peninsula of the island of Sulawesi (formerly Celebes) in Indonesia. They speak a distinct language also called Bugis, although linguistically and culturally they are closely related to the neighboring Makassarese who are dominant in the southern tip of the peninsula. Their […]

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South Sulawesi, Bajau Wedding

South Sulawesi, Bajau Wedding

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

South Sulawesi, Bajau Wedding Marriage. Kin are favored as marriage partners. Exceptions are the children of brothers and those nursed by the same mother or nursemaid. Marriage is either parentally arranged or initiated by elopement or abduction. Arranged marriages are the ideal, but elopement is frequent. Marriage negotiations are normally set in motion by the […]

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South Sulawesi, Makassar, Wedding

South Sulawesi, Makassar, Wedding

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

South Sulawesi, Makassar, Wedding Makassar, (Buginese-Makassarese language: sometimes spelled Macassar, Mangkasara) is the provincial capital of South Sulawesi, Indonesia, and the largest city on Sulawesi Island. From 1971 to 1999, the city was named Ujung Pandang, after a precolonial fort in the city, and the two names are often used interchangeably. The port city is […]

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