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Tong Tong Fair, The Haque, Netherlands 2012

Tong Tong Fair, The Haque, Netherlands 2012

Written by on August 27, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

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 fourth largest grand fair in The Netherlands. It […]

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Riau, Wedding

Riau, Wedding

Written by on August 25, 2012 in Sumatra Festivals with 0 Comments

Riau, Wedding Adat Riau, Wedding,adat

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West Sumatra, Singarak, Welcome Dance

West Sumatra, Singarak, Welcome Dance

Written by on August 25, 2012 in Sumatra Festivals with 0 Comments

West Sumatra, Singarak, Welcome Dance Welcome Dance Istano Basa Pagaruyung

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West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Valley

West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Valley

Written by on August 11, 2012 in Kerinci Seblat National Park with 0 Comments

West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Valley Kerinci valley, Sumatra is located in the Kerinci Seblat National Park, one of the most frequented tourist attractions in Sumatra. There is a large part in this national park that rises above the height of 400 meters and is relatively cool. This part is known as Kerinci valley. […]

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West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Danau Gunung Tuju, Seven Mountain Lake

West Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Danau Gunung Tuju, Seven Mountain Lake

Written by on August 11, 2012 in Kerinci Seblat National Park with 0 Comments

Kerinci Seblat National Park, Danau Gunung Tuju, Seven Mountain Lake Lake Gunung Tujuh (Indonesian: Danau Gunung Tujuh) is a volcanic crater lake in the province of Jambi, Indonesia, located at 1°42′23″S 101°24′42″E within Kerinci National Park. Although a young lake, in geologic terms, its surrounding volcano, Mount Tujuh, is old and not immediately obvious as […]

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West Sumatra, Padang, Adat Dress

West Sumatra, Padang, Adat Dress

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

West Sumatra, Padang, Adat Dress The Minangkabau ethnic group, also known as Minang (Urang Minang in Minangkabau language), is indigenous to the highlands of West Sumatra, in Indonesia. Their culture is matrilineal, with property and land passing down from mother to daughter, while religious and political affairs are the responsibility of men (although some women […]

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Lampung, Traditional Wedding

Lampung, Traditional Wedding

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

Lampung, Traditional Wedding The so-called ethnic Lampung Lampung Ulun [The Lampung] is traditionally geographically tribe that occupies the entire province of Lampung and South Sumatra provinces most of southern and central regions occupying Martapura, Muaradua in Komering Ulu, Wood Court, Cape of Good King Komering Ilir, Merpas to the south of Bengkulu on the west […]

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West Sumatra, Minangkabau wedding

West Sumatra, Minangkabau wedding

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

West Sumatra, Minangkabau wedding Members of the same matriclan are not supposed to marry. Cross-cousin marriage is preferred, especially between a woman and her father’s sister’s son. Residence after marriage is uxorilocal. Polygyny is allowed but is not common. Many marriages simply lapse through desertion. Divorce according to Islamic law is possible. Domestic Unit. The […]

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