North Sumatra, Bawömataluo Village, Nias Island

Written by on July 6, 2012 in Sumatra Festivals with 0 Comments

North Sumatra, Bawömataluo Village, Nias Island


Red, yellow and black dominate the costumes of the dancers on UNESCO cultural Village in Bawomataluo, Nias Island, Indonesia. Tugs ft of the dancers looks to thrill the visitor who saw. Hundreds of decades back, the war amongst sub-ethnic groups frequently occurred in Nias, but it is above now. And the implementation of tribal wars visualizing the kind of war dance that inspires and entertains. Theatrical movements of the dancers carry machetes and spears able to lead us into the form of actual events.

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