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Angklung, World Cultural Heritage

[21 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,183 views]

Angklung art from Indonesia has just been ordained as one of the world heritage by UNESCO on a trial in Nairobi, Kenya, 16 November 2010. It was officially ordained as The Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

The word angklung is derived from angka(eng:number) that means the tone, …

Kampung Sampireun

[19 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,144 views]

Kampung Sampireun Hotel started to operate in January 1999 while the opening ceremony was held on September 4, 1999. Kampung Sampireun is Resort with Sunda atmosphere, located at an altitude of ± 1,000 meters above sea level, in the Kampung Ciparay, Garut, West Java Indonesia with an area of ± …

Goong Renteng, The Forgotten Heritage

[18 Sep 2010 | No Comment | 1,801 views]

Goong Renteng is Sundanse typical kind of gamelan(set of traditional musical instruments)which is quite old. Goong Renteng has been known since the 16th century, and spread in various regions of West Java.
According to Jakob Kunst (1934:386), Goong Renteng can be found in Cileunyi and Cikebo (Tanjungsari region, Sumedang), Lebakwangi (Pameungpeuk …

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