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Minangkabau (the Minang House), constructed from black bamboo.

Welcoming dance from Sawah Lunto, Padang, West Sumatra - Indonesia. This photo taken from Sawah Lunto annual ceremony to celebrate it's 123th Birthday. As you can see, most traditional costume are using red and gold as their main color.

"Welcoming dance from Sawah Lunto, Padang, West Sumatra - Indonesia. This photo taken from Sawah Lunto annual ceremony to celebrate its Birthday. As you can see, most traditional costume are using red and gold as their main color.

Pacu Jawi is the tradition of the cow race by the Minang community in West Sumatra, Indonesia, Pacu Jawi conducted after the completion of the harvest ....

Pacu Jawi is the tradition of the cow race by the Minang community in West Sumatra, Indonesia, Pacu Jawi conducted after the completion of the harvest . Pacu Jawi is not a race but only a party of the people .

Indonesian Traditional Dance. TARI LILIN from West Sumatra, Indonesia.

Tari Lilin, Indonesian traditional dance from West Sumatra, Indonesia.

Carano is a vase that usually used to put some money or jewellery. This is one of west sumatra custom objects. Pwetty!

Carano is a vase that usually used to put some money or jewellery. This is one of west sumatra custom objects.

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This photo from Sumatera Barat, Sumatra is titled 'Minangkabau House'.

Batik is found not just in Java, also  in Sumatra (West Sumatra, to be exact). Minang people call it “Batik Tanah Liek” which means clay batik

Batik is found not just in Java, also in Sumatra (West Sumatra, to be exact). Minang people call it “Batik Tanah Liek” which means clay batik

Pacu Jawi (West Sumatra - Indonesia)

Pacu Jawi (West Sumatra - Indonesia)