(Post of Tonight) : Betawian Dancers – Penari Betawi


Betawi is derived from Batavia. This name also represents Jakartan’s indigenous society which is admixture from Nusantara’s people. Javanese, Sundanese, Malays, Balinese, Manggarais, Buginese, Portuguese, Arabs, Dutch, Chinese and Mardijkers are integral part of Betawian society. In this dance as I watched it more than a year ago, there is a highly Chinese influence particularly…

(Bilingual Poem) : Mengayuh Pelangi – Row on The Rainbow


Kuingin mengayuh pelangi Kuingin melintasi arusnya nan warna-warni Membiarkan diriku Melayang diatas cakrawala Menikmati ciptaan-Nya Mengalir mengikuti pelangi Kemanapun dia akan bermuara Biarkan hatiku terus berpelangi Menemukan pusaka emasnya Demi mensyukuri ciptaan-Mu English I wanna row on the rainbow I wanna pass its colorful stream Letting myself Flowing over the horizon Enjoying His creation Flowing…