Jan 152013
 

A man demonstrates his stone jump in Bawomataluo, South Nias. (illustration)

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – Experts from Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) and Japan are introducing Bawomataluo Village in South Nias to the world. The village is expected to be recognized by the UNESCO as a world heritage as the village is famous for jumping stone tradition.

The observer of Nias Cultural Conservation, Etis Nehe, said such recognition would protect cultural value in Bawomataluo, while more people would be invited to conserve the culture. Continue reading »

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