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Tari tanggai

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posted on 23.06.2017, 03:05 authored by Kartomi, Margaret J., Kartomi, Hidris
For female participants. Long finger-nail (tanggai) dance (tari): dancer wearing gold-thread songket material (made in the surrounding Ogan-Komering Ilir basin) as part of the bridal costume. It is a dance performed to welcome important guests at weddings and other celebrations. Copyright 1971. Notes prepared by Bronia Kornhauser with Margaret Kartomi, School of Music-Conservatorium, Monash University. Photography by Hidris Kartomi.



Margaret J. Kartomi

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Sumatra -- South Sumatra -- Kabupaten (Regency) Ogan Komering Ilir -- Town of Kayuagung

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