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Calung esemble

A Calung can either refer to a bamboo xylophone instrument or an ensemble. The Calung (instrument) consists of multiple bamboo tubes which are struck at the base to produce a woody sound. In Balinese culture, the Calung is actually a metallophonic instrument that has a one-octave range, and is generally utilized to play mid-range melodies.

SEWON ART SPACE THIS&THAT

SECURITY of your belongings

1. lock safe
2. lock your cupboard
3. lock your private room
4. if you leave the house please do lock the front and backdoor, check if studio gates are locked
5. lock front gate

6. all valuables like, money, jewellery, passport flight ticket and so on, should be stored safely in the safe which is in each room and locked.

7a. each guest can select his own security number for the safe.
7b. in case the number is forgotten or the batteries out of work, the house manager can always open the safe with a safety key.

Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance And Masculinity In West Java (Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology)

"This is a highly original and illuminating study of Sundanese performing arts and gender ideology. Theoretically challenging and historically rich, Erotic Triangles frames men's improvisational dance as the playful working out of gendered identity relations." - Andrew N. Weintraub, University of Pittsburgh"
Henry Spiller, the author, is assistant professor of music at the University of California, Davis, and the author of Focus: Gamelan Music of Indonesia.

Sang Penari (The Dancer)

- from WIKIPEDIA -

Sang Penari (The Dancer) is a 2011 Indonesian film based on the trilogy of novels Ronggeng Dukuh Paruk by Ahmad Tohari and directed by Ifa Isfansyah. Starring Nyoman Oka Antara and Prisia Nasution, it tells the story of a young man and his friendship with his small village's new ronggeng.

River of garbage

Domestic waste, at 80 percent, remains the top contributor to water pollution in Indonesia.

Jakarta

Wie viele Menschen genau in der indonesischen Hauptstadt Jakarta leben, lässt sich nur grob schätzen - auf jeden Fall wohl mehr als zehn Millionen. In der angrenzenden Metropolregion Jabodetabek sind es sogar 30 Millionen. Und wo viele Menschen sind, da ist auch viel Müll. Dieser Arbeiter kämpft sich mit seinem Floß durch den auf einem Fluss im Norden Jakartas schwimmenden Abfall.

Indonesien plant von Krokodilen bewachtes Inselgefängnis

Die indonesische Anti-Drogen-Behörde will für zum Tode verurteilte Drogenstraftäter ein eigenes Gefängnis auf einer Insel errichten, das zusätzlich von Krokodilen bewacht werden soll. Die Idee, Krokodile als Gefängniswächter einzusetzen, gehört zu den Lieblingsprojekten von Behördenchef Budi Waseso, wie dieser heute bekräftigte.

Setting a country alight: Indonesia's devastating forest fires are manmade

Thousands of the fires raging through the forests of Indonesia were deliberately started to clear land for industrial use. The results have been deadly

Fires in a palm oil concession in Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. Thousands of fires have been lit to clear land because it is 75% cheaper than other methods.

Photograph: Victor Barro/Walhi/Friends of the Earth Indonesia
Irhash Ahmady and Sam Cossar-Gilbert
Saturday 7 November 2015 11.04 GMT Last modified on Saturday 7 November 2015 11.07 GMT