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Sumba, War Dance by Padadita Student

Sumba, War Dance by Padadita Student

Written by on July 21, 2012 in Nusa Tenggara Festivals with 0 Comments

Sumba, War Dance by Padadita Students Sumba is an island in the SE of Indonesia with a population of c.500,000.  Geologically the island is a continental fragment which broke off from Africa or Australia and floated up to the ridge of line of Volcanic Islands where it has settled.  It lies south of Sumbawa and […]

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Sumba, Sumbanese Dance at Rumah Budaya

Sumba, Sumbanese Dance at Rumah Budaya

Written by on July 21, 2012 in Nusa Tenggara Festivals with 0 Comments

Sumba, Sumbanese Dance at Rumah Budaya Sumba is an island in the SE of Indonesia with a population of c.500,000.  Geologically the island is a continental fragment which broke off from Africa or Australia and floated up to the ridge of line of Volcanic Islands where it has settled.  It lies south of Sumbawa and […]

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Sumba, Sumbanese Dance by Sanggar Ori Angu, Waingapu

Sumba, Sumbanese Dance by Sanggar Ori Angu, Waingapu

Written by on July 21, 2012 in Nusa Tenggara Festivals with 0 Comments

Sumba, Sumbanese Dance by Sanggar Ori Angu, Waingapu Sumba is an island in the SE of Indonesia with a population of c.500,000.  Geologically the island is a continental fragment which broke off from Africa or Australia and floated up to the ridge of line of Volcanic Islands where it has settled.  It lies south of […]

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Sumba, Waingapu market

Sumba, Waingapu market

Written by on July 21, 2012 in Sumba Traditional Villages with 0 Comments

Sumba, Waingapu market The scene was taken at Waingapu morning market on Sumba Island – Indonesia. The women selling betel nut (the fruits bundled in groups) and areca nut (the brownish stuff under the betel nut). These two stuffs are important material in social and cultural relationship on Sumba Island. by Ng Sebastian

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Sumba, Sumbanese Traditional Dance

Sumba, Sumbanese Traditional Dance

Written by on July 20, 2012 in Nusa Tenggara Festivals with 0 Comments

Sumba, Sumbanese Traditional Dance One Sumbanese Traditional Dance performed at Rumah Budaya Sumba (Sumbanese Cultural House) during Pasola Festival.Waitabula, Sumba Island, NTT, Indonesia

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Sumba, Pasola War Festival

Sumba, Pasola War Festival

Written by on July 5, 2012 in Sumba Nature Reserves with 0 Comments

Sumba, Pasola War Festival http://www.adventureindonesia.com/komodo-pasola.htm Pasola is the name of a war game tournament played by two groups of selected Sumbanese men. They riding their decorated selected horses fling wooden spears at each other. (The government allows the ritual game to take place, but the spears much the blunt). Pasola is a traditional ceremony of […]

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Sumba, Waikabubak, Traditional house

Sumba, Waikabubak, Traditional house

Written by on June 28, 2012 in Sumba Traditional Villages with 0 Comments

Sumba, Traditional house, Waikabubak According to the ancient Sumbanese myths, when the first ancestral house was built on the eighth heavenly sphere, the roof was covered by human hair taken during head hunting raids. Now dried palm leaves symbolically replace the human hair. Traditional Sumbanese houses are built with tall peaked roofs that are topped […]

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Sumba, Matayangu Waterfall

Sumba, Matayangu Waterfall

Written by on June 27, 2012 in Nusatenggara, Waterfalls, Lakes with 0 Comments

Sumba, Matayangu Waterfall http://www.indonesia-tourism.com/forum/showthread.php?1324-Matayangu-Waterfall Tired to visit much tourist spot that’s give us not so special scenery? Waterfall Matayangu try to give a different atmosphere. This waterfall is located in the village of Waimanu, Katikutana District, East Nusa Tenggara. Very beautiful and rarely explored. The people arround waterfall Matayangu also care for nature and keep […]

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