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Tanjung Lesung Coral Conservation

Tanjung Lesung Coral Conservation (photo: Jateng Today)

Tanjung Lesung Coral Conservation

What about an underwater experience in Banten? If you are up for it and you love the sea, Tanjung Lesung is the perfect location to witness one of the places for the preservation and development of corals. A guide will explain the visitors the marine animal species and corals. During this tour, visitors will learn how to transplant corals and many things about safeguarding these wonders of nature.

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Tanjung Lesung Coral Conservation

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Batik Motifs

Tangerang Herang

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

Singayaksa

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

Srimanganti

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

 

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Motifs

Singayaksa

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

Asmat Papua

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

Dayak Taghol

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

Penari Melayu

Penari Melayu illustrates the traditional dance of Malay ethnic in

Lok Baintan Floating Market

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

Pucuk Rebung Riau

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

Pala Salawaku

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

Salakanagara

Salakanagara batik motif illustrates the first kingdom in the Betawi land

Tanah Liek

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

Lipaq Sabe

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

Teguh Bersatu

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

Desa Na Tolu

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

Jupri Kembang Teh

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

Tongkonan

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

Bomba Mawar

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

Banji Cirebon

The Banji motif is the symbol of protection and

Gajah Mungkur

Semantically, it means a huge longing emotion trapped in the

Jagung

The philosophy of the corn motif illustrates the dream and

Daun Sirih

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

Barong Bali

The Barong refers to the mythological animal with supra-natural

Tikar Natuna

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

Tifa Papua

This motif was derived from traditional Papuan musical instruments,

Tubo Kelapa

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

Durian Pecah

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

Kerawang Datar

This motif symbolizes the embodiment of of religious values for

Prada Papua

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

Anggrek Tewu

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

Wakatobi

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

Teluk Tomini

This motif illustrates the beauty of underwater life in

Pucuk Mekar

This motive reflects the joy and gratitude to God over the grace of

Parang Rusak

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

Kalo Sara

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

Rutun Penyu

This motif describes the local wisdom which favours modesty and

Kamaro Timika

This motif is inspired by sacred symbols of Kamaro communities in

Hiu Taliyasan

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

Parang Seling

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

Gonggong Siput

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

Bultiya

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

Gamolan

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

Kasih Tak Sampai

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

Samudra

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

Gorga Simeol-Meol

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

Ake Patra

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

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

Manguni Minahasa

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

Pinawetengan

The Pinawetengan Batik pattern was taken from a prehistoric inscription in

Paqbarre Allo

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

Dayak Kamang

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

Bekantan Pakis

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

Rasamala

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

Sido Mulyo

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

Kain Cual

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

Gurdo Solo

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

Awan Larat Riau

This motif is usually associated with gentleness, wisdom, and

Tengkawang Ampiek

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

Gedhog Kembang Waluh

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

Angsa Duo

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

Biji Kopi

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

Leuit Sijimat

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

Kaganga Tanah Rejang

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

Awan Berarak

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

Besurek Rafflesia

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

Waruga

Minahasa batik motifs are adopted from Waruga. Waruga is the

Gonggong Beruntun

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

Lontara

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

Ceplok Gayo Aceh

The variety of colors shows the differences in society that

Tenun Bima

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

Pantai Ambon

Ambon city batik depicts the natural wealth and marine life of

Insang Ikan

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

Ikan tambal

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

Karawo Pinang

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

Daun Simpor

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

Kaharingan

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

Sero Tangga

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

Sandeq

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

Ondel-ondel

Ondel – ondel is Betawi traditional icons. This motif signifies

Gigi Haruan Lidi

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

Rumah Mamuju

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

Wirasat

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

Merak Ngeram

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

Pati-Pati Pinehiku

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

Sekomandi

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

Gumin Tambun

Based on Hindu mythology, this motif symbolizes lucks, abundant wealth, and

Mega Mendung

Mega Mendung signifies the cloud. This motif means to stay

Mahkota Siger

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

Bayam Raja

The Raja Bayam Sasirangan motif illustrates the social status of

Pintu Aceh

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

Gentala Arasy

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

Burung Bidadari

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

Bintik Tujuh

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

Malinau Cultural Festival

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

Sinaran

This pattern originates from Cirebon. It represents the reflection of

Tidayu

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

Srimanganti

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

Desa Na Ualu

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

Kuda Sepasang

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

Pisang Bali

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

Ukir Sentani

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

Bale Lumbu

This motif signifies the welfare of the ancient Sasak society. Bale also symbolizes the