Rumah Gadang reflect the culture and values of Minangkabau society being matrilineal. The Rumah Gadang is owned by the women. The ownership is passed from mother to daughter
HIGHLIGHT on Education: The Indonesian Heritage Society presents The Empire Lives On! Majapahit, the Empire of the “Bitter Fruit” by Made Wijaya.
The great maritime empire of Majapahit ruled the Indonesian archipelago and much of South East Asia from the late 13th century until the early 16th century and continues to exert influence on the architecture, rituals and arts of contemporary Bali and Central Java.
Lecturer: Made Wijaya
Date: Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00pm
Venue: Erasmus Huis Auditorium (within Dutch Embassy compound) Jl. Rasuna Said, Kav. S-3, Kuningan Selatan, Jakarta.
Open to public. Entrance donation Rp.30k (Students); Rp.50k (Public)
The Indonesian Heritage Society is a non-profit organization offering participants the opportunity to learn more about the rich cultural heritage of Indonesia and dedicated to supporting Indonesia’s cultural institutions.