The Indonesian Men’s Shoulder Cloth

The Indonesian Men’s Shoulder Cloth

WE LOVE INDONESIA, ITS BEAUTY, AND ITS DIVERSITY. Indonesian men’s shoulder cloth, to a man from the weaving region, is like a jewellery, a tribal identity to represent their ethnicity. It plays an important role in their lives. In this video, we are proud to present the amazing Sasando musical instrument from the island Rote, East Nusa Tenggara. The man who played the instrument is Diknas John Pah. The men’s shoulder cloth he is wearing (a Rote men’s shoulder cloth) was hand-woven by his mother, a shoulder cloth represents their cultural identity.

Untuk laki-laki yang berasal dari daerah tenun di Nusantara, penggunaan selendang (shawl) fungsinya seakan menggunakansebuah perhiasan (jewellery) melambangkan identitas kesukuan mereka, memiliki fungsi besar dalam hidup mereka. Dalam video ini kami sajikan music Sasando, music traditional dari pulau Rote, dimainkan oleh Diknas John Pah. Selendang yang dipakai Diknas, adalah selendang rote yang tenun oleh ibunya sendiri, sebagai simbol identitas budaya mereka.



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