Friday, July 25, 2008

Tari Piring

Piring or piriang (in Minangkabau languages), mean plate. This dance originally from Minangkabau, Province of West Sumatera, Indonesia. In Minangkabau cultures, plates symbolize for prosper or affluence. The dance symbolize for "Gotong-Royong" or helping each other, which is Indonesian people life-style. During the implanting of paddy in the paddy field, all the people are helping each other from the start until the harvesting time. When it comes, the harvesting party begin and the dance appearences for celebration.

This dance represents for implanting the paddy activities. Planting, irrigated the paddy and of course the harvesting time. The dance also represent for Silat style. With the traditional music of Minangkabau, this dance is very attractive and adorable.

See the dance below:

Taken from: mfadls

See also:
1. West Sumatera
2. Tourism Object
3. Fact Book

8 comments:

Tomi Yahya said...

Let's support Visit Indonesia Year.

torasham said...

thanks Tomy, of course i will support Visit Indonesia in any years

hendrik said...

i am really got shocked to see the end of this dance....really amazed me.

koko said...

tari piring memang menarik perhatian.

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hanggadamai said...

lestarikan budaya indonesia :)

carboobs said...

I like this dance. And even more I like the idea of helping the other people. If all the indonesians are so, it is good for you. I find the western way of life simply too selfish and ego oriented!

coffeehead said...

lets the Indonesia culture more interesting :)

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