Art & Culture
Dragon boat festival
Ayunan tradition of Usaba Sambah Ceremony held in Tenganan, Bali.
Traditional Dayak dances are usually performed every Sunday, starting from 2 PM, at Pampang Cultural Village in Samarinda.
Pasola is an ancient war ritual festival conducted by Sumbanese men in the western part of Sumba island.
Sumbanese ponies, petite yet strong and magnificent, are ridden in the Pasola ritual. They are said to be the finest breed in Indonesia, a breed derived from Mongolian horses.
Pasola from Sumba Island in East Nusa Tenggara is an exciting and thrilling festival where opposing teams run into each other on saddle-less horseback, throwing blunt spears known as ‘hola’ to unseat or hurt their opponents.
Aceh Batik, although not as popular as batik from Jogja or Solo, has its own unique characteristics, rich with flowery motifs and brilliant colors.
Cual is Bangka-Belitung traditional textile, dominated by golden threads & unique motifs that portray aspects of everyday life in these islands.
Recognized internationally as the world’s fastest, longest and hardest race for traditional fishing vessels, the annual Sandeq Race from Sulawesi covers no less than 300 nautical miles in six legs.
Usaba Sambah Ceremony held in Tenganan, Bali.
Arumbae Manggurube is a traditional Maluku boat race. Arumbae is a traditional boat that was once used as a war vessel. It takes around 30 strong men to paddle the Arumbae.