Indonesian culture – Talking about Indonesian culture will never end. Its differences begin with religion, nationality, ethnicity, nationality, nationality, and many others and in other countries rather than different cultures. This also often attracts the attention of the world. Tourists visiting Indonesia will surely come with this cultural diversity in Indonesia.
This tradition in Indonesia is a legacy from our ancestors that we must protect. Indonesia itself is known for its cultural diversity. It is therefore not surprising that many citizens are willing to learn Indonesian culture and live in Indonesia. As Indonesian citizens we must be proud and help keep it alive.
In addition to your understanding, below will provide some Indonesian cultures in the global community. You need to know that many Indonesian cultures are also recognized by UNESCO. By the way let’s see the explanation below.
1. Indonesian Batik
Batik is an Indonesian work that is now worldwide. Many foreign artists wear costumes with batik motifs at well-known events. In addition, batik is also recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site.
Batik itself comes from several Indonesian regions with features of various designs. And the types of batik themselves now also vary, from the printed batik to the printed batik. Batik In the past, it was made using special tools, such as canting and malam to produce textile designs and is often referred to as handwritten batik. But now there are batik tools that use paintings that you often know as printed batik.
2. Wayang Kulit Art and Culture
The second Indonesian culture that has been adopted by UNESCO and many visitors interested in reading it is Wayang Kulit. The culture from Central Java is very interesting. Wayang kulit is a traditional Javanese society consisting of dolls, artists or Sinden and gamelan artists.
In addition to being a tradition, statue dolls are also used as a center for the spread of Islam in Indonesia by one of the Wali Songo, Sunan Kalijogo. Often the iconic puppet show is the story of Knights with dolls like Punokawan, Ramayana, Mahabharata.
3. Gamelan Music Art
Gamelan is an association of many Indonesian traditional musical instruments used to accompany the game. Like dance, traditional, doll, and much more. Gamelan has musical instruments such as gong, xylophone, angklung, and saron.
The sound produced by these tools will make a very different sound. Many locals are also learning to play gamelan. Even in some shows they participate. In this way, we as Indonesian citizens should have the same spirit as them. Do not let this culture get the better of you.
4. Angklung Musical Instruments
The Angklung Instrument is a musical instrument played on motion. The sound of this angklung is very different and each size of the angklung has a different sound effect. The origin of this angklung comes from West Java and is made of bamboo.
Because this tool is so fascinating and unique, it is likely to be stolen by neighboring countries. It is now registered and registered with UNESCO that the angklung is a cultural heritage from West Java, Indonesia. This tool is used to accompany many dance games such as Reog.
The Angklung musical instrument is one of the Indonesian culture we have to preserve. Angklung is now well-known internationally because it is unique and unique so that many can add to the beauty of the sound produced in this angklung music.
5. Saman Dance, Aceh
Saman dance comes from the Aceh region, which is the Gayo Tribe. This dance is the dance of the dancers with the fastest movement that accompanies the typical Acehnese poetry. This dance is often used for special events or events.
Saman dance has also been honored by UNESCO. Other San Dance names are kirep, guncang, surang-saring-linggang from the Gayo tribe. While the poems sung came from the association of Gaius and Arabia.
The dance was started by Syejh or local scholars, namely Sheikh Saman of the Gayo Tribe. That is why it is called Saman Dance because its founder is also called Saman. There are still some very good dances when the world is new and known all over the world like pendet dance, kecak dance and many more.
6. The song Rasa Sayange and the song Jali-Jali
How rich the Indonesian state is in its culture. Apart from dances and musical instruments that are widely regarded as world heritage, traditional songs are also recognized by UNESCO as jali-jali and rasa sayange. The song rasa sayange comes from Maluku which is a symbol of love among the Maluku people.
This song is also the way it is claimed and known in neighboring countries. However, our country has managed to keep it. There is also the jali-jali song which is a Betawi song. This song is traditional an asset that needs to be maintained as well. Do not allow other countries to inherit the cultural heritage of their ancestors.
7. NTT Komodo National Park
Komodo is one of the rarest animals from Indonesia. As a result of information on its protection and conservation, a special park was set up in Komodo, namely Komodo National Park on Komodo Island, in East Nusa Tenggara. This animal is shaped like a lizard but is much larger in size.
Thanks to the establishment of the park, UNESCO considers it a world heritage site to be preserved. Apart from Komodo Park, there is also Ujung Kulon Park, which is used to conserve single-horned rhinos from Ujung Kulon which has also been adopted by UNESCO.
8. Keris weapons
Keris is a duel tool or weapon from Java. However, these days kerisis are rarely used for duels. It is now widely used for wedding events that will often be used as accessories by the groom tied at the back.
This kerisene weapon is shown but bent at the end. Many of these kerisis are also used as artifacts and as collections of artists. People who make kris have their own title, i.e. kings. At present, this keris also varies depending on the origin of the keris. Although native to Java, this kerisene is also produced in Nusa Tenggara, Madura and Sulawesi.
That is one of the many legitimacy that UNESCO has identified as a world heritage site. As mentioned above, some Indonesian culture also have a way of looking for neighboring countries because we do not protect them. Some of these borders are like Angklung, Song Rasa Sayange.
In that way we must protect and preserve it. Don’t miss the foreigners who already have a desire to learn the typical Indonesian culture such as gamelan ornaments, doll shows, and others. Aside from the eight traditions above, there are still many Indonesian culture’s to keep. Exciting reading, I hope it helps.
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