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How can you describe the Arts of Indonesia?

How can you describe the Arts of Indonesia?

Performing art Performing arts in Indonesia has its root in rituals and also serves as folks’ entertainment. Notable Indonesian performing arts includes ritual dances, dance drama that retelling the ancient epics, legends and stories; also wayang, traditional shadow puppet show.

What is the physical description of Indonesia?

Geography of Indonesia Straddling equator, the archipelago is on a crossroads between two oceans, the Pacific and the Indian Ocean, and bridges two continents, Asia and Australia. Indonesia has many high mountains, the highest of which are over 4000 metres. Many of them are active volcanoes.

What is the characteristics of arts and Crafts in Indonesia?

Indonesian crafts and arts are diverse: jewelry, beadwork, batik, pottery, metal, baskets, wood carving, leather puppet, stone carving, and painting. While we only witnessed a few of these during our short stay on Bali and Java, the quality and beauty of the work were impressive.

Why is Indonesia so amazing?

You will find that a lot of tourists love coming to Indonesia because of how beautiful and diverse this country is. Known to many as Wonderful Indonesia, it brings you the second largest tropical forests, many pristine beaches with great dive sites and surfing waves, amazing hikes to active volcanoes and wildlife.

Is there such a thing as Indonesian culture?

There’s no such thing as an ‘Indonesian Culture’. Before we get into anything further, this is an important disclaimer. ‘Indonesia’ is a singular term that names a particular nation, but there’s nothing uniform about its culture. There are at least 300 ethnic groups in Indonesia, each with their own set of customs and distinctive cultural objects.

Where does the history of Indonesia come from?

W hen we talk about the history of Indonesia, in fact, we are referring to the Indonesian archipelago in South East Asia and its 17000 islands. The history goes back to first Homo Erectus who was running with his club (not sure about bow and arrows) over 1.5 million years ago. Plenty has happened since then so expect a slightly more reading here…

What’s the most important thing to know about Indonesia?

No matter how old or independent they are, Indonesians tend to keep tight relationships with members of their family. For many Indonesian youths, moving out of parents’ house is simply not a thing, even when they already have a stable income of their own.

How does the Western world have influenced Indonesia?

Traditional art, music and sport are combined in a martial art form called Pencak Silat . The Western world has influenced Indonesia in science, technology and modern entertainment such as television shows, film and music, as well as political system and issues. India has notably influenced Indonesian songs and movies.