The "diversity" that mentioned by Chu, was not only local elements, but also with global music trend, which formed into a new hybrids style and sculpt the formation of Cantopop. For the local elements, Cantopop is well-known in using its own dialect, Cantonese to compose music. As one of the most influential Chinese language, Cantonese was used for Chinese in the regional areas of China and throughout the South-East Asian courtiers, and even the western countries like Canada, England, the United States and elsewhere. Globalization transmitted the sufficient demand from worldwide to local industry, and hence, singing in Cantonese becomes one of the features of Cantopop. Nevertheless, the lyrics in Cantopop could be mainly divided into two main groups: literature form and colloquial style.
Harmonization and True Feeling (Rasa) as a Symbol of Javanese Gamelan When Francis Drake visited Java in 1580 and recorded a Javanese gamelan playing, he reported, “It were of a very strange kind, yet the sound was pleasant and delightful.” Javanese Gamelan is one of the musical traditions in Indonesia. Today, it becomes popular in some countries. Some well-known ethnomusicologists (e.g. Jaap Kunst, Judith Becker, R. Sutton, J. Lindsay, Sean Williams, Denise Hill, etc) also have elucidated it deeply. For Javanese, gamelan is not just a set of instruments.
In this culture, photography is not only used as a form of documentation but furthermore become a large aspect of the occasion and a way for the culture to be altered and remade. Photography in Indonesia more often than not illistrates a life that the subject wishes to have or wishes to share with the world. Strassler examines this in the many props that the subjects used as a way to portray a life wish for. This includes photos placing subjects in cars, planes and remotes areas. This is a way for people to convey a wealth and status that they aspire to achieve.
Indonesia is multicultural country, it have more than one cultures describing what Indonesia is. Indonesian cultures include those of forest-dwelling hunters and foragers, rice growers, fisher folk, village artisans, urban office and factory workers, intellectuals, artists, wealthy industrialists, street vendors, and homeless people. They involve villagers in customary societies, sophisticated and cosmopolitan urbanites, as well as people who struggle to survive on city streets: beggars, peddlers, prostitutes, and pedicab drivers. Moreover, waters engulfing all Indonesian islands support seafaring peoples in contrast to societies of the lands. An extraordinary range of belief systems, material culture, and arts enliven these thousands of islands—composing one of the
Balinese cuisine is also unique. Balinese percussion orchestra, known as gamelan, is highly developed and diverse. Balinese performing arts often portray Indian epic stories such as Ramayana, but Bali has a great influence. Famous Balinese dances include pendet, legong, baris, topeng, barong, gong keybar and kecak (monkey dancing). Bali has one of the world's most diverse and innovative performing arts and cultural performances in thousands of temple festivals, private ceremonies or public programs (Emigh,
Nowadays, it is not surprised that Chinese-Western cultural relations appear all around the world because of the interaction. According to Tylor (1889), “culture is that complex whole which includes knowledge, beliefs, arts, morals, law, customs, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by a human as a member of society”. It means that culture is livelihood. Hong Kong had a deep-seated traditional Chinese culture between 1850s and 1930s, with limited foreign cultural. However, Hong Kong changed to be hybrid culture, which contains Chinese culture, Hong Kong culture and western culture, between 1930s and 1960s.
New Year’s Eve in Indonesia Even though Indonesia is well-known as a country proud of its tradition that consist of numerous interesting indigenous rituals and specific customs, when it comes to celebration of New Year’s Eve, this amazing country can compete with some of the most modern places on our planet. Indonesian holidays offer is pretty wide and it absolutely can fulfill everyone’s expectations, with the large number of hotels, discos and restaurants that offer special programs that include some of the tastiest local and international meals, as well as different types of music, art performances and many other amusing contents. If you celebrate New Year’s Eve in Indonesia, you will realize that its main ingredients are spectacular fireworks and trumpets that will make your way into New Year a really unique and joyful experience. Having in mind that the island of Bali is one of the most visited areas of Indonesia, with its large cultural and entertainment offer, you should not be surprised to read that this place is one of the leading areas chosen not only by tourists but also by local people who are looking for a spectacular countdown! By now, we’re pretty sure that
This could increase the cost of building though. Characteristics of Ampang Jaya architecture? The typical style of the housing in Ampang Jaya is the semi-detached homes with two storeys. Some of these homes are historical, and line the narrow streets of Ampang Jaya while others are typically architecturally designed homes built for the richer groupings in Malaysia. The houses all have balconies, as the weather permits for the indoor-outdoor living of the citizens of Ampang Jaya as well – typical to all of the architecture in Malaysia.
Besides, the prestige of the target language (English) is motivating the loan words to be translated in the language. In addition, it is undeniable that the cultural aspects played an important to influence on the loan words. As the movie is set in Chinese community, loan word from Mandarin is very common. Bahasa Melayu is also common as majority of the Chinese in this country can speak Bahasa Melayu. Besides, dialect such as Hokkien is loaned and it displays the negative connotations such “Young Chap”.
Indonesia is an archipelago with thousands of islands. Those islands are divided into 34 provinces, each with distinct cultural identities. West Sumatra is one of those great provinces. West Sumatra has one of the most influential cultural identities in Indonesia. A myriad of cultural identities of West Sumatra, such as its spicy Padang rice, have been exported throughout Indonesia.