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Fataele Dance: Dance Till War Tradition Lompat Batu Nias tribe


Dance Fataele - Nias - Dance War and Culture Hombo Batu is Indigenous-Culturally tribe Nias Its Very Hot In abroad.Many Tourists From Hemisphere Countries Come and visit just to see even study the exotic culture Tribe of South Nias It


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or tradition Nias Island that may have become identity directly tribe Nias is tradition Hombo Batu or better known as Lompat Batu Nias. This identity then becomes the main commodity tourism Nias Island as well as offering unique and dexterity, this tradition also already old so it deserves to be preserved. In South Nias tradition Lompat Batu Nias always performed in conjunction with Dance Fataele. Dance Fataele a dance typical of South Nias.

Dance Fataele can not be separated with tradition Lompat Batu Nias, since the birth of Homo Batu along with tradition. Yore Nias tribe often fought antarkampung. Usually trigger war was the struggle for land grab village or even another person.

As well as the village leadership system led by a village chief or chiefs, each village in Nias formerly also led by a chieftain called Si'ulu which means nobility. Every possibility in every village chieftain is highborn. Uniquely along with the times, the leadership system still exist in every village in the bay.

Finally, to defend his village from attack power and other villagers, each Si'ulu initiative to gather the village youth to be trained perperang. Type of training provided by Si'ulu is to train the ability to Jump Rock "Hombo Batu" youth.

If they were able to conquer 2 meter high stone shaped prism formed from the rock pile they deemed to be able to defend and defend their village.

So indirectly this stone jumping tradition born of the war conflict between villages. To celebrate the completion of the test youth, Si'ulu will have a party with pork chop and then followed by the announcement of the villagers about the forces that have formed Fataele

Why I Should That's where?

Dance Fataele Movement very dynamic, pounding feet and movements accompanied by music spear and sword swinging describe the spirit of the fighters in defending their village from enemy attacks. Not only that, the sound dikelurkan by the dancers is also an expression of agility and heroism of the knights.

When performed this dance procession led a commando in the war layakya procession led by a commander. Then he will be commanding a dancer for the formation of a long row of four row. Command positions were facing towards the front of the dancers.

Dance then begins to move forward Rewind feet to the ground and he snapped the Dancing words of encouragement. Meaning of this movement is the readiness of the troops to advance into battle with full heroic spirit.

Then followed by a circular formation that aims to outflank the enemy, after the enemy besieged the knights would be easy to paralyze them.

In this dance, the dancers wearing colorful outfits consisting of black, yellow and red, comes with a crown on the head. Like a knight in battle dancers also carry shields, swords and spears as a means of defense from enemy attack.

Used shields made of wood bebentuk like banana leaves are in the left hand which serves to deflect enemy attacks.

While the sword or spear was in his right hand serves to counter enemy attacks. The second weapon is the primary weapon used to fight knights nias.

Si'ulu Fatele forces would shape not only for defense purposes but also for the village traditional activities such as funerals or family member Si'ulu custom message such as appointment of a new Si'ulu, Si'ila wedding reception and also the guest of honor. Until now the function of Fatele troops still remain the same except that its original function as a hometown soldier defense. This is due to land disputes and conflicts village no longer exists.

How Do I get there?

Towards Access What It Sure Is Nias Island City Sibolga.Ada two public transport options to the Nias, using land and air. For there are two air lines airline towards Nias, namely Merpati and Wings Air.

Both departing from Polonia Airport (Medan) to Gunungsitoli (Nias). Both set off almost at the same time, around 7:00 am every day. Schedule of the airlines Gunungsitoli home about 8:20 o'clock.

Cost airline flying both around Rp. 700.000, - for the first time penerbangan.Sementara When You Want Using Ground Transport Modes There Fleet Transport Travel and Inter-City Bus In The Province Served By PT Antar Lintas Sumatera, PT Makmur And PO Bintang Utara Every Day, Then At proceed Using the Motor Vessel At 21:00 hrs Depart On And Will Arrive In Nias Island the next day 07:30 o'clock

Cheap transport could use a ship or ferry. But a little time consuming because it requires 11 hours to cross to the island of Nias from Sibolga (North Sumatra). Ferry schedule at 8.00 pm every day, except Sunday no ships are sailing.

Economy ticket prices Rp69.000, - while the cabin ticket Rp103.000, -. Ticket purchase and reservations can be on your way ODOT Gunungsitoli or Port Sibolga (North Sumatra). There is an alternative ship every Monday, Wednesday and Friday purpose Sibolga (North Sumatra) - Teluk Dalam (Southern Nias). Ticket purchase and reservations can be through the Port of Sibolga. Ticket prices Rp80.000 economy, -.

If you are from Jakarta, Nias In order to achieve, there is weekly ship from Jakarta to Gunung Sitoli, there is a ferry from Sibolga to Gunung Sitoli, Teluk Dalam, or Lahewa every day Or Can Also riding the bus PT Antar Lintas Sumatera From Lebak Bulus Sibolga And Then Go On proceed Using the Motor Vessel Departure at 21:00 BST On And Will Arrive In Nias Island the next day 07:30 o'clock

How In The accommodations?

Prior to the earthquake and tsunami in Aceh and Simeulue, Nias is a Favorite Travel Destinations In North Sumatra after Lake Toba For Foreign Tourists who want berselancar.Nias is part of the famous Hippie trail of the 1960s, especially traveling with surfers, which led to Bali.

Some claim that the waves on the south coast Sorake better than that on Maui. It has become a place of international surfing competitions in the past, particularly prior to the earthquake and tsunami in Aceh and Simeulue


Although the storied history of surfing in Nias, international surfing at Nias has slowed mainly (but not specifically) because of earthquakes recently. The situation is slowly changing.

Picking up toys is now Nias It Back And Ready echoing period Kejayaannya.Ada many inns in South Nias Lagundi / Sorake, with a price range around 50,000 - to the most expensive Rp. 650.000.Mulai From Potluck facilities, luxuriously furnished bungalows Until You Can Meet There

When should I get there?

To enjoy the beauty of the island of Nias In general Can In Do Throughout the Year, but Should Do in Month from January to August in because of the topography of North Sumatera To Conditions In a Dry Season in that sea water and weather conditions Good And Towards Nias In a friendly situation

But The Show  Hombo Batu To Dance Fataele and preferably on Saturday and Sunday.

Because many Travelers Who Come And Visits To Seeing Hombo Batu, so that the dancer can allow to dance once they are in because of the crowds of visitors,

of course the more visitors the more they collect purses to preserve the customs Dance Fataele

Know Before You Go

  • Nias tribe is people who live in the environment and indigenous cultures are still high. Nias customary law is generally referred fondrako that governs all facets of life from birth to death.
  • Nias people living in the ancient megalithic culture evidenced by historical legacies in the form of engravings on boulders are still found in the interior of this island until now.
  • Nias is an internationally famous surfing destination. Best known surfing area is Sorake Bay, near the town of Teluk Dalam, on the south end.
  • When you are waiting for waves, surfers can often see sea turtles swimming beneath you As your Following Surfing.
  • It's for the Surfing Locations In The World And In Prove Admit It's Always Only Location In The Competition surfers make waves in the world is the nearby Hinako Islands, Asu and Bawa., Where high quality surf travelers wait to try out the high surf there.
  • For tourists who bring children under five, do not forget to bring the equipment to play sand. Fine sand beaches makes the skin feel comfortable when coming into contact with it.
So how TravelEsia Friend Are You Interested To See Beauty island of Nias In General And Especially Hombo Batu, Lagundi And Sorake Beach,Dance Fataele, North Sumatra Becomes If you Travel Destinations, then Pay a visit to the island of Nias, let us Indonesia support a world tourism destination

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