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Pan Kasim and the Snake

Pan Kasim and the Snake  Pan (Balinese for “Mr.”) Kasim is a poor man who lives with his wife Men (“Mrs.”) Kasim in a ragged shack in a village in Bali. One day, when looking for firewood in ...detail... »

Calon Arang the Evil Witch

Calon Arang the Evil Witch  Calon Arang is an evil sorcerer. One day she casts a mysterious plague on the people of Kahuripan Kingdom. Right away, the king of Kahuripan, Sri Baginda Erlangga, commands his ministers and ...detail... »

The Legend of Batu Kuwung

The Legend of Batu Kuwung   Batu Kuwung is a hot spring situated 32 km south of Serang, Banten province, Indonesia. Batu Kuwung means hollow stone. According to the local belief, the hot spring was formed by a magical ...detail... »

Rara Jonggrang: The Legend of Prambanan Temple

Rara Jonggrang: The Legend of Prambanan Temple  Rara Jonggrang is the charming daughter of King Baka who rules in Prambanan Kingdom. Once upon a time, a warrior from Pengging Kingdom named Bandawasa comes to propose her. Rara answers that ...detail... »

Jaka Tarub

Jaka Tarub  As retold by Daryatun A long time ago in the village of Tarub, there lived a widow called Mbok Randha Tarub. Since the death of her husband, she took a boy as a son. Years passed by, the boy ...detail... »

Lutung Kasarung

Lutung KasarungAs retold by Samsuni Lutung Kasarung is a poem well known in Sundanese society in West Java, Indonesia. The poem tells about the journey of Sanghyang Guruminda from heaven to earth in which he turns ...detail... »

News

I La Galigo Translator Receives Award for Dedication

I La Galigo Translator Receives Award for DedicationSepttember 30th, 2011 07:02. •   Jakarta, Indonesia - The epic story of I La Galigo translator, the late Muhammad Salim, received an award from the South Sulawesi administration for his dedication in introducing ...detail... »

Al-Falaah School Organises Story-Telling and Speech Competition

Al-Falaah School Organises Story-Telling and Speech CompetitionSepttember 30th, 2011 06:56. • Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam - Al-Falaah School organised the final of Trilingual Languages (Malays, English, Arabic) and English Language Story-Telling and Speech competition, ...detail... »

Colouring Contest at Yayasan

Colouring Contest at YayasanApril 27th, 2011 08:39. •   Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam - A Colouring Brunei Folk Story Competition organised by Program Kesusasteraan Melayu (Malay Literature Programme), Pengurusan Sastera ...detail... »

Article

The Mouse-deer (Kantjil) in Malayo-Indonesian Folklore : Alternative Analyses and the Significance of a Trickster Figure in South-East Asia

The Mouse-deer (Kantjil) in Malayo-Indonesian Folklore : Alternative Analyses and the Significance of a Trickster Figure in South-East AsiaJuly 14th, 2009 07:16. • By Philip Fric`k Mckean[i] Several methods of analysis have been used by past generations of ethnologists, each claiming to make rich strikes in the folklore lode. The methods of mining ...detail... »

A Comparative Study of Japanese and Indonesian Folklores

A Comparative Study of Japanese and Indonesian FolkloresJune 24th, 2009 08:23. • By James Danandjaja[i] The History of Folklore Research in Japan and Indonesia As in Indonesia, folklore has long been collected and studied by Japanese scholars, especially those in the ...detail... »


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