Toraja / Indonesia

Toraja new house ceremony

During Toraja new house ceremony (Sulawesi) you can see pig sacrifices, singing, dancing and other traditions typical for this region.

In this gallery you have a chance for short view in to one of the many interesting traditions which one can see on the Indonesian islands.

The traditional house of Toraja is called Tongkonan. The word means “A place to gather”. House is functioning as the center of Torajan life and embodies the connection between them and their ancestors. It’s huge roof is shaped like buffalo’s horns and dominated by red, black and shades of brown.

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