The accompanying music which is provided by the sape is the most popular musical instruments in Borneo as well internationally. A lute-type, four-stringed instrument, it produces a rich and delicate tone. It is normally made and carved out from a single tree trunk. Traditionally, the four strings are made of split rattans. Today, steel wires are being used. Costumes are again elaborate. The rich beadwork of the Kenyah adds a colourful dimension to the dance.
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Tapong Sec ! You know who makes Tapong Sec ? Do you know what it means by Tapong Sec ? Wah ! Soo many question marks. Look at picture above conscientiously. Amongst many ethnic groups in Borneo, who do you think amongst them have the right over that costume ? There are many native ethnics in Borneo. They are Iban, Kedazan, Bidayuh, Dusun, Kayan, Murut, Kenyah, Lun Dayeh, Penan, Kelabit, Bajau, Bisaya, etc. Guest who is that particular ethnic. Hoh ! Or you can browse http://www.nyo.lot.my/ to find for the answer. Hahhaaaa.......!