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Mandala Wisata Rumah Betang

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rumah betang 300x225 Mandala Wisata Rumah BetangRumah Betang or in simple English called Long House is one of characteristic of the indigenous Dayak in Central Kalimantan, which has a unique and historical value functions, as well as being one of the major tourist attraction in the city of Palangkaraya. Currently, this place often used as a cultural arts performances scheduled three times a month. Arts and culture showcased include: Tari Mandau(Saber dance), tari manasai (manasai dance), tari balian dadas (shaman-dadas dance), tari giring-giring (bells dance) and other traditional Dayak dance.

Another integral part of the Rumah Betang are:

  1. Sandung, a storage for bones of the ancestors of rumah betang  who have died and have previously been through the traditional ceremonial tiwah.
  2. Patahu, is another Sandung completeness that serves as a medium of communication with the ancestors spirit on another world .
  3. Sapundu, is a sculpture made of wood next to the Sandung. Sapundu engraving depicts the character or nature of the person or ancestors who have died and their bones placed on Sandung.

Location : Jalan D.I. Panjaitan


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