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INDONESIAN ART AND CULTURE 1998

Oreng-oreng Gae dance (Southeast Sulawesi)
A dance played approaching gathering season to honor Dewi Sri (goddes of rice crop--wife of Vishnu) followed by musical instruments called tifa (a kind of drum).
 
Pasambahan dance (West Sumatra)
A type of dance played by three youth couples to welcome special guests or to express such an appreciation to Governor or other officials. The rhythm is adopted from Pencak Silat, a traditional self defense, and uses traditional music instruments.
 
Persembahan dance (Bengkulu)
A type of dance played by beautiful ladies with beautiful movement. The rhythm is adapted from Pencak Silat, a traditional self defense, and uses traditional music instruments.
 
Fan dance (Riau)
A type of dance with express youth relation trought dynamic fan rhythm movements.
 
Srimpi dance (Yogyakarta)
A type of sacred dance, besides Bedhaya. Srimpi dance is played by four ladies to entertain the birthday of king, and to welcome special guests.
 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION :

A. STAMP
  • Design :
    • Oreng-oreng Gae dance of Southeast Sulawesi
    • Tribute dance of Bengkulu
    • Fan dance of Riau
    • Srimpi dance of Yogyakarta
    • Tribute dance of West Sumatra
  • Date of issue : 27 December 1998
  • Quantity : 1,000,000 sets
  • Paper : white unwatermarked
  • Gum : PVA
  • Printing process : combination of offset and Rotogravure
  • Size : 25,31 x 41,06 mm.
  • Perforation : 13,50 x 12,75.
  • Sheet composition : 50 (10x5)
 
B. FIRST DAY COVER
  • FDC + Stamps
    • Quantity : 20,000 pcs
  • FDC + S/S
    • Quantity : 10,000 pcs
 
C. SOUVENIR SHEET
  • Design : Tribute dance of West Sumatra
  • Quantity : 175,000 pcs