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Riau, Wedding

Riau, Wedding

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

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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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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 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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Java, Wedding Adat

Java, Wedding Adat

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

Java, Wedding Adat In traditional times, some marriages were arranged although it is also clear that sometimes such arrangements could be avoided. Early sources also indicate that some women were prostitutes and some men transvestites. Residence in the villages of Pelau and Luangiua is normally uxorilocal, at the house site of the wife. When residing […]

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Alor, Wedding

Alor, Wedding

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

Alor, Wedding Alor is the largest island in the Alor Archipelago located at the eastern-most end of the Lesser Sunda Islands that runs through southern Indonesia, which from the west include such islands as Bali, Lombok, Sumbawa, Komodo, and Flores. To the east of the island across the Ombai Strait lie the islands of Wetar […]

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Lombok, Sasak Wedding

Lombok, Sasak Wedding

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

Lombok, Sasak Wedding Most marriages are monogamous, although polygynous marriages are allowed. The ranking system is important in determining marriage. Men may marry women of lower rank, but women marry below their rank only at the risk of being disowned by their families. First-cousin marriages are often arranged among nobility. Many marriages take place through […]

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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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