NORTH SUMATRA

UNITY IN DIVERSITY – INDONESIA UNITED IN LOVE.  INTERACIAL BATAK – NIAS MARRIAGE, IN HARMONY

UNITY IN DIVERSITY – INDONESIA UNITED IN LOVE. INTERACIAL BATAK – NIAS MARRIAGE, IN HARMONY

Interracial marriage is not something new in the world, is not something new in Indonesia, but it is still a challenge to get married this way in the Batak community of Lake Toba, North Sumatra today. Although the Batak people have been a lot more […]

THE BEAUTY OF INDONESIAN INTER-RACIAL MARRIAGES. BATAK – BALI HARMONY. ❤️❤️

THE BEAUTY OF INDONESIAN INTER-RACIAL MARRIAGES. BATAK – BALI HARMONY. ❤️❤️

Inter-racial marriages in Indonesia, although now fairly common, but could be extremely complicated due to many factors, such as tribal cultural issues and religion. Although interfaith marriage is legal in Indonesia, Indonesia’s 1974 Marriage Law stated that a marriage is valid in the country if […]

Cerita unik Ellen Boru Purba, dari Guru menjadi Penenun

Cerita unik Ellen Boru Purba, dari Guru menjadi Penenun

Ditulis oleh Nelly Andon (Br Torus) ——————————————————————————————————————— Menemukan Huta Simorangkir untuk saya adalah sebuah kejutan yang luar biasa untuk saya, sangat kontras dengan berita-berita yang kurang akurat yang selama ini saya dengar mengenai perkebangan kain traditional tenun gedogan dari Tanah Batak. Sebelumnya saya selalu mendengar […]

Kenali handehande Toba dan lestarikan keragaman budaya tenun nusantara

Kenali handehande Toba dan lestarikan keragaman budaya tenun nusantara

Banyak diantara kita yang sudah mengenal Ulos Batak, namun mungkin belum banyak diantara kita yang paham dengan nama-nama dari ulos yang dipakai sehari-harinya sebagai pakain. Pada Zaman dahulu, ketika hampir semua pakaian dari orang Batak itu dibuat dari ulos yang ditenun di Tanah Batak, maka […]

Ulos (The Batak People’s traditional textile) & Tortor (the traditional dance)

Ulos (The Batak People’s traditional textile) & Tortor (the traditional dance)

In the Batak land, ulos plays a very important role in their culture and tradition. During a cultural event, where tortor (the Batak traditional dance) is being performed, everyone who takes part usually must wear ulos. This event was performed by the Simanindo museum team, […]

Traditional Batak Wedding of Lake Toba

Traditional Batak Wedding of Lake Toba

In recent years, the Batak people of North Sumatra have slowly shifted from the Batak traditional wedding, many adopting the Western style wedding outfit. You could also find people adopting traditional wedding outfit from many parts of Indonesia, such from Java, Padang, Palembang and other […]

ULOS BATAK SIBOLANG

ULOS BATAK SIBOLANG

Ulos is the traditional textile of the Batak people of North Sumatra. In this region Ulos means blanket, where people here in the past used ulos mostly as a blanket or shoulder cloth (for a smaller ulos), to keep themselves warm as the Bataks usually […]

Sadum, Ulos Batak for the happy occasions

Sadum, Ulos Batak for the happy occasions

Ulos is the traditional textile of the Batak people of North Sumatra. In this region Ulos means blanket, where people here in the past used ulos mostly as a blanket or shoulder cloth (for a smaller ulos), to keep themselves warm as the Bataks usually […]

Ulos Batak Mangiring from the Toba Batak

Ulos Batak Mangiring from the Toba Batak

Ulos is a name given to traditional textile (Wastra) woven by the Batak people of North Sumatra.  Each ulos was created to play a special role and has its own ceremonial significance within the Batak culture and tradition. In the olden days, all Ulos were […]