Papuan Traditional Dance

Papuan Traditional Dance
Papuan Traditional Dance (illustration: Antonius Djumantara)

Papua is a province in Indonesia that has abundant natural resources and strong connection with their culture. One of the most obvious culture expression of Papuan is traditional dance. A traditional dance is often used as an expression of culture by a particular group of people. It may symbolise the many things that the group has to face in their daily life. Most importantly, the traditional dance has a valuable cultural element that must be celebrated. Every tribe in the region has their own kind of traditional dance. Each dance has their own purpose.

1. Wutukala Traditional Dance

2. Tobe War Traditional Dance

3. Magasa Traditional Dance

4. The Welcome Traditional Dance

5. Suanggi Traditional Dance

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