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Weaving Arts

DATE : April 28, 2010

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What is Weaving? Weaving affairs or weave is the process in making cloth by plaiting woof thread between lungsi thread by using a loom made of wood, sticks, bamboo and metal. Weaving Produts? From this weaving process will be produced cloth, songket, and gloves. Songket  is one of Minangkabau woven products which is best known […]

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Saluang

DATE : April 9, 2010

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The saluang is a traditional musical instrument of the Minangkabau people of West Sumatra, Indonesia. It is similar to the flute in general and made of bamboo. It is related to the suling of other parts of  Indonesia. It is made of thin bamboo or “talang” (Schizostachyum brachycladum Kurz)[1], with 4 hole. Saluang more simple […]

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Folk Theatre Dance (Randai)

DATE : April 8, 2010

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Randai, the popular folk theater tradition of the Minangkabau ethnic group in West Sumatra. which incorporates music, singing, dance, drama and the silat martial art. Randai is usually performed for traditional ceremonies and festivals, and complex stories may span a number of nights. It is performed as a theatre-in-the-round to achieve an equality and unity […]

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Tari Piring

DATE : April 8, 2010

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Tari Piring (Plate Dance) is the art of dance held by the Minangkabau. This dance reflects the life of traditional Minangkabau community at the time of working in the ricefield. The dance expresses happiness of the farmers as well as their thanks to the God for the very successful harvest. Plate Dance is done in […]

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