Art

Art

ITS–The Tamburu or gendangis a familiar traditional music  instrument throughout Indonesia. This percussion instrument is made from Tingaru wood and lamb leathers. A Tamburu is played by the people of Nias, North Sumatra. It is a cylinder of wood ...

ITS–Hape is a kind of musical instrument made from two strings made of rattan, and a body made of soft wood. The instrument is played either alone or in a group of other instruments. Hape is known to be ...

ITS–The Kledi can be found in Kalimantan. It consists of six to eight holed bamboos topped with holed coconut shells. In the bamboo, there is coarse grass. This instrument produces sound when wind is blown through the holed ...

ITS–This traditional stringed-music instrument, found in North Sulawesi was inspired by the Arabic, namely Reb. The resonator or echo-box is made from a coconut shell. Its membrane is made from a piece of upi pinangor the skin of ...

ITS–Gamelan is a traditional Indonesian orchestra popular in Java, Kalimantan, Bali and Lombok. The music has been influenced by India, Arabia, and Persia. In Indonesia, it was initially played in Javanese palaces before it evolved to become folk ...

ITS–Wayang Golek (wooden puppets) is one of the performing arts from West Java (Sunda), originally known as Wayang Golek Purwa. The modern version is performed by using decorations, screens, and lamp effects. In addition to being a form ...

ITS–Wayang is one of the many traditional arts that ethinc groups such as the Javanese, Sundanese and Balinese are incredibly fond of. It originally came from India hundreds years ago and has been modified to fit local Indonesian ...

ITS–The Serimpi dance is the traditional Javanese court dance is usuallyly performed by the Royal Family (daughters &princesses). It portrays a dwelling pair, (sometimes) two pairs of Amazons who gracefully and deliberately moved in unison, and fighting with ...

ITS–Originally, this dance comes from Kapuas, South Borneo. The dance tells about the heroism of Dayak women, represented by Nyai Balau, who fought against Dutch colonialism in 17th century. It is usually performed using “Mandau”, a special sword ...

ITS–The Wayang Orangdance is the most important Javanese dance drama. It is danced by a least 200 dancers, and describes the story of Ramayana. This story tells about the quarrel between a good character, Sri Rama, the refined ...