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Aceh Gayo Premium Coffee Festival

The Aceh coffee festival (photo: Banda Aceh Tourism)

Aceh Gayo Premium Coffee Festival

Gayo Aceh Arabica coffee is the best premium organic coffee in the world, as widely recognized by the Specialty Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE). Aceh province government holds an annual festival to celebrate the coffee tradition, called “A Cup of Aceh Coffee, A Million Flavors”. This festival is one of the long-awaited events by world coffee vendors and connoisseurs. In the festival, you could taste some varieties of premium coffee products, such as honey coffee, Aceh traditional coffee of Kupi Khop and Kupi Sareng, palm coffee, Arabica, and Robusta coffee. In 2018, the event was held from the 15th until 17th December 2018. Keep abreast for the next coffee festival in Aceh!

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Aceh Batik Motifs

Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

 

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Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Pucuk Rebung Riau

Pucuk Rebung symbolizes heart determination in achieving goals, good luck, and

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Teguh Bersatu

This batik motif shows the strength of the people of Kupang. It also represents a sense of

Asmat Papua

The batik motif illustrates the Asmat’s sacred tribal motifs that are

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

a combination of Javanese cultural motif of the Majapahit kingdom (XII-XIV century) with

Kaharingan

The Kaharingan or ‘tree of life’ based on the Dayak tribes’ belief system. This tree symbolizes

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Dayak Taghol

Dayak Taghol has a distinctive style of four curved lines and small dots. This motif represents

Peresean

The Peresean is a game that sometimes some kinds of magic are

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Ukir Sentani

The Ukir motif is a batik motif that is inspired by various traditional Sentani wood carvings

Prada Papua

The word “Prada” in the Javanese-Indonesian dialect means a batik textile that

Sekar Jati

Sekar means flower and Jati refers to teak trees that symbolizes a strong mental character that

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Tongkonan

Toraja’s traditional house is called Tongkonan. Tongkonan is a place for

Lok Baintan Floating Market

As you can imagine, the most authentic thing is that you can buy things and even

Hiu Taliyasan

Indonesia is also home to the world’s largest fish, the whale shark (Rhincodon typus). Hiu Taliyasan refers to

Tidayu

The name of this motif is the acronym of three ethnics namely,

Daun Sirih

This motif illustrates betel leaves that are used by Lombok communities as traditional

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Gajah Way Kambas

The motif illustrates the Lampung’s natural reserve, the Way Kambas. it also symbolizes

Taiganja

Taiganja is a precious gold pendant that shows the social status of the Kaili family. It is

Kuda Kupang

Horses symbolize wealth. It contains noble values of virtuous characters that bring

Manguni Minahasa

Manguni is identified as the symbol of the Minahasa people. Manguni is known as a

Ikan tambal

The word “Ikan” refers to fish. The philosophical meaning of Ikan Tambal means is

Abimanyu Prince

This motif implies a hope that the wearer will have the wisdom of

Enggang Dayak

Local people beliefs that hornbills are an incarnation of the Commander of the Birds. It has supernatural

Karawo Mahkuta

Mahkuta refers to Gorontalo’s traditional crown. It represents noble characters of

Biji Kopi

The coffee seeds motif illustrates the pride of local coffee specialities in

Bomba Mawar

This motif means sacred love for family, kingdom, and God; It also illustrates

Insang Ikan

Insang refers to the gills of the fish. This is a typical pattern of Malay ethnic who inhabits

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

If Batik Besurek combines Arabic calligraphy motifs, then the Kaganga batik takes

Tangerang Herang

Tangerang Herang motif is a symbol of Tangerang city. The Tangerang Herang batik motif consists of

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Pala Salawaku

This motif illustrates the unique weapons of the Maluku region, namely

Pintu Aceh

The motif is inspired by Aceh’s traditional architecture that has

Tenun Bima

The motifs are adopted from Bima woven textile. This pattern has received a great

Sekomandi

Its philosophical meaning is the eternal union which refers to a saying “until death do us part”

Cengkeh

The clove flower motif is the main commodity of the Tolitoli Regency. This motif represents

Keluak Daun Pakis

The word “Keluak” is a Minang language which means twisted or tangled. The Motif of

Jupri Kembang Teh

Kembang Teh illustrates the tendrils of tea plants that grow in the highlands of

Gurdo Solo

Gurdo or garuda bird is the mount of the Indian god Vishnu. As the Sun Bird,

Kasih Tak Sampai

‘Kasih Tak Sampai’ is an idiom in the Indonesian language which refers to

Sandeq

Sandeq Boat is a symbol of the maritime importance of the West Sulawesi region. The greatness of

Gentala Arasy

Built as high as 80 meters, the tower also highlights the historical side of

Jumputan Bintang

The word Jumputan means the tie-dye technique, while the word “Bintang” refers to

Kain Cual

Cual textile tradition has existed since the 17th century. The word “Cual” refers to

Durian Pecah

Broken Durian motifs depict the foundation of faith. The second half signifies the mastery of

Kawung

The Kawung motif was created by Sultan Agung Hanyokrokusumo (1593 – 1645) as a symbolic gift for

Rangkiang

The word “Rangkiang” refers to the rice granary in the Minangkabau language. It symbolizes

Gorga Simeol-Meol

The Gorga Simeol-meol is a pattern of plant tendrils. it is regarded as a symbol of longevity and

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Honai

The Honai is inspired by the traditional house of the Papuan community living in

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Rumah Mamuju

the Batik motif illustrates the house of Mamuju King with the stairs, located on the left of the wooden stage house

Buketan Bali

The Balinese bouquet (Buketan Bali) is a floral arrangement and the name is

Parang Rusak

Another meaning behind this motif is an unconquerable spirit, symbolized by

La Galigo

La Galigo is a literary work of the Buginese Epic that has 300 thousand epic lines. It is considered even

Desa Na Ualu

The Gorga motif of Ualu Village is the symbol of the eight cardinal

Merak Lasem

The peacock is considered to be the king of the birds. It represents

Bintik Tujuh

The Bintik Tujuh (Seven Dots) motif has 7 white spots and green color gradation as

Lipaq Sabe

Lipaq Saqbe contains a simple geometric classical motif with various flower decorations. This textile is

Tengkawang Ampiek

With its many advantages, the Dayaks use this leaf in ritual ceremonies. This plant is a symbol of

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

It symbolizes the hierarchy in society and the social status of the Mekongga

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

The Batik motifs in Lampung are dominated by the acculturation of Buddhist and

Mahkota Siger

Siger is the crown of a noblewoman in ancient time. It is a symbol of femininity, strength, and

Tubo Kelapa

Coconut tree is a symbol of a good character and strong mentality. It illustrates the more success a person, the more

Pisang Bali

This batik motif is usually given by a person to his/her lover who is

Desa Na Tolu

The Desa Na Tolu characteristic pattern symbolizes the Batak philosophy of existence and

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Gonggong Siput

Gonggong (Strombus Turturella) is one type of sea snail found around

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Leuit Sijimat

This motif reflects the daily activities of the Baduy tribe in Banten. The main ornaments of batik motif consist of:

Paqbarre Allo

The word “Barre” means round and “Allo” means the sunlight. This motif is interpreted as

Wakatobi

It symbolizes the coastal beauty of the Wakatobi island and the symbol of Patra symbolizes

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Daun Simpor

This motif is inspired by the Simpor plant (Dillenia Suffruticosa) which is a typical

Karawo Pinang

Pinang refers to the Palm areca tree. This motif is considered as the original

Angsa Duo

According to legend, the Angso duo batik motif is a pair of swans that are believed to have led Princess

Malinau Cultural Festival

You will witness a unique competition that might not be found other than in

Tikar Natuna

The Tikar Natuna motif is adapted from the traditional making of pandanus mats in

Anggrek Tewu

This motif is created based on the local wisdom and philosophy of

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Kuda Sepasang

For the people of Kupang, having a strong horse is a matter of

Wirasat

Wirasat or divine inspiration is a gift from God. This inspiration is symbolized by

Parang Seling

Parang Seling or “alternating daggers” is a royal batik motif. It is a feminine variant of

Dayak Kamang

Kamang motif is generally found in the Dayak tribe shield because it is believed to

Lontara

The Lontara script itself is a typical ancient script of Bugis and Makassar communities. History records that

Bekantan Pakis

This motif represents Pakis Haji (Polystichum setiferum), an endemic plant in

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

The Vertical Upright (Kerawang Tegak) Motif symbolizes a person who has a strong

Pattimura

Pattimura is the name of an Indonesian hero who fought against colonialism in

Gonggong Beruntun

This motif illustrates that a person should maintain a positive attitude and

Alam Pantai

The word “Alam Pantai” refers to the natural beauty of

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land