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Pampang Cultural Village

The Dayak traditional clothes (photo: Misteraladin)

Lanatip Dance as one of Indonesian national intangible cultural heritage (photo: Widyawati)

Pampang Cultural Village

This area is inhabited by Dayak Kenyah and once a year they hold the village anniversary festival in which people can enjoy lots of Dayak art performances. You can also rent Dayak traditional clothes and take pictures with local people.

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Pampang Cultural Village

Tourist Attractions in East Kalimantan

East Kalimantan

Batik Motifs

Kuntul Perak

Kuntul Perak refers to Egret Silver Bird. This bird is a Kalimantan endemic animal that becomes the

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

 

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Biji Kopi

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

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Rasamala

The Rasamala Batik motif is associated with a story when the Dutch came

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Tenun Bima

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

Merak Lasem

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

Tifa Totobuang

The batik motifs illustrate Maluku’s traditional music instrument called

Gajah Way Kambas

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

Cengkeh

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

Gigi Haruan Lidi

The Gigi Haruan Lidi motif is taken from the name of the cork fish and is a symbol of

Karawo Mahkuta

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

Sero Tangga

The Sero Tangga illustrates an endearing feeling and sacrifices of a person to fulfil

La Galigo

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

Gamolan

This motif illustrates Gamolan, a bamboo musical instrument of Lampung that is

Gentala Arasy

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

Merak Ngeram

The hatching peacock motif has a very deep meaning which refers to the sacrifice and

Kerawang Tegak Aceh

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Lontara

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

Burung Bidadari

Bidadari birds are endemic birds in Halmahera. This motif represents an

Pisang Bali

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Kawung

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Wirasat

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Insang Ikan

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

Tikar Natuna

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

Kalo Sara

Kalo Sara is a sacred motif for Tolaki ethnic. It is considered as

Kuda Kupang

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

Angsa Duo

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Prada Papua

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Tabir Tanjung

Tanjung flower is a type of Cherry tree flower, which is commonly found in

Asmat Papua

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

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Kaharingan

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

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Lipaq Sabe

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Sekomandi

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

Peresean

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Sekar Jati

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

Bultiya

The word ‘Bultiya’ is an acronym of the three major tribes in North Kalimantan, namely

Mahkota Siger

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Besurek Rafflesia

The term “Basurek” refers to a textile that contains letters or inscriptions

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Pohon Hayat (Tree of Life)

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

Awan Berarak

Awan Berarak is a combination of Dayak motifs and Malay patterns. The word ‘Awan Berarak’ means the

Tubo Kelapa

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Parang Rusak

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

Pattimura

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Jumputan Bintang

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

Srimanganti

The name of the Srimanganti motif is derived from Palace’s hallway that connects to

Tanah Liek

The word “Tanah Liek” refers to clay in Minang language. It is also known as

Buketan Bali

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Daun Lada Hitam

The black pepper motif represents the main commodity of Bangka Belitung

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Abimanyu Prince

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Sandeq

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

Bunga Raye

Raye Flower motif also represents a wish for

Parang Seling

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

Tampuk Manggis Sasirangan

The motif illustrates the philosophy of the mangosteen fruit, which is

Sido Mulyo

Sidomulyo is one of the classical motifs, which is specifically used for the bride’s costume in

Ukir Sentani

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Daun Simpor

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

Besurek Rembulan

This batik illustrates praise for God who created the wonderful universe

Gurdo Solo

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

Samudra

This art painting means to be strong-willed person to pursue

Ikan tambal

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

Enggang Dayak

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

Honai

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Singayaksa

The Singayaksa motif comes from the name of a place where Sultan Hasanuddin used to

Wakatobi

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

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat motif represents the marine life at Raja Ampat archipelago in

Tidayu

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

Keluak Daun Pakis

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

Pintu Aceh

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

Rangkiang

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

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Ake Patra

Ake is related to the divinity and the composition of the universe. It is a symbol of