Dance Repertoire

Photo by Christian Jose


SUMATRA | sumatera

BATIN KEMUNING Riau

A malay dance, describes the dynamics of the society in Keritang kingdom.

PAYUNG West Sumatra

The Umbrella dance is played by a pair of young man and woman, it tells about the man approaching a girl and how he cares about his girl.

SAMAN Aceh

The dance which mirrors the value religiosity, education, common courtesy, patriotism, solidarity, and togetherness.

PIRING West Sumatra

The plate dance is very intricate because speed and swiftness are needed in balancing the plates.

Photo by Ganesrian Rangga

PASAMBAHAN West Sumatra

A welcoming dance to honored guests.

SIMALUNGUN North Sumatra

RANTAK North Sumatra

The dance is inspired from Pencak Silat movements.

BORNEO | kalimantan

ENGGANG TERBANG East Borneo

Dance of the ancestors of Dayak Kenyah, East Kalimantan in form of hornbill birds.

Photo by Ganesrian Rangga

JAVA | jawa

JAIPONG WALEDAN West Java

The dance of feminine strength.

Photo by Christian Jose

GAMBYONG PAREANOM Central Java

This dance depicts the beauty of javanese women.

Photo by Christian Jose

GITEK BALEN Jakarta

From the betawi ethnic’s culture, the dance expresses swiftness of movement.

Photo by Aditya Pratama

TOPENG GONG Jakarta

Coming of age story of young adolescents in “Pesantren”

MERAK West Java

The peacock dance expresses grace and beauty.

Photo by KJRI – Frankfurt

KEMBANG KEMOR Jakarta

Tells about the beauty of blooming flowers.

Photo by JKI/EIKG

YAPONG Jakarta

Expression of joy through an energetic and dynamic dance.

NGAROJENG Jakarta

Describes the joy of batavian girls as they play during the full moon.

Photo by Reni Wilhelmi

BALI AND WEST NUSA TENGGARA | bali dan nusa tenggara barat

KEMBANG GIRANG Bali

A dance performed by women with swift movements.

Photo by KJRI – Frankfurt

PENDET Bali

A dance to welcome guests.

Photo by Reni Wilhelmi

KIDANG KENCANA Bali

Dance of the deers.

Photo by Ganesrian Rangga

PAPUA AND EAST NUSA TENGGARA | papua dan nusa tenggara timur

MAMBRI Papua

A dance creation of papuan warriors.

Photo by Ganesrian Rangga

SULAWESI AND MALUKU ISLANDS | sulawesi dan kep. maluku

PATTENEUNG South Sulawesi

The elegance of weaving culture of Buginese women in Sulawesi.

Photo by Ganesrian Rangga


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