Takengon spread between the curves the hills and mountains. Not yet felt the sun warm the body while still showing at 06.00 hours GMT, still around cool air throughout the body, white clouds that blanketed the mountains just now beginning to move away as the coming of the sun, that's early in the morning in the Central Highlands.
The annual celebrations for Indonesia’s independence anniversary in the Regency Central Aceh, will be held by the sport activity and the art exhibition.
Gayonese youths ride their horse during traditional horse race (Pacu kude) in Takengon, Central Aceh on August every year . The event is part of the annual celebrations for Indonesia's 62nd independence anniversary.
Was based on the developing folk tale in the Gayo Land.the Guel dance started from the dream of a young man named Sengeda the child King Linge to XIII. Sengeda dreamed of meeting his sibling was true Meria that it seems died because of betrayal. The dream depicted correctly Meria gave the guel dance to Sengeda (his brother), about the method got the white Elephant at the same time the method meenggiring this Elephant to be brought and Dedicated to Aceh. It was the daughter the Sultan really wanted to have this White Elephant (Gajah Putih).
Saman or a thousand hands Dance were the traditional dance withered Gayo people that came from Blangkejeren,Gayo lues Regency. “Saman” name was taken from the person who created and developed of this dance,Syeikh Saman, that is one of the Muslim scholars who spread the Islam religion in Aceh,Sumatra, Indonesia.The poem language or the song that was used Arabic and Gayo that contained the religious message,satire,idyl advice and the quatrain love. The dance was known with several name kinds That is.
Benerdi - Didong is a traditional song sung by four, six or fourty men called ceh and followed by clapping hands. There are two kinds of didong, didong biasa and didong jalu. Didong biasa consists of one team. Ceh sings the lyrics and a group of men clap their hands appropriately to the intonation of the song. Meanwhile didong jalu consists of two teams. They make allusion each other. It can be going on during a whole night. There is also a difference in lyrics of those two didong. In didong biasa, the lyrics contain pieces of advice, while in didong jalu, the lyrics contain mainly allusion, although some pieces of advice may be delivered.
Iwan Aramiko - M. Junus Djamil in his book entitled "White Gadjah" issued by the Institute of Culture in 1959 in Kutaradja Atjeh, among others, has written about "Riwajat origin in the Kingdom of the White Gadjah wudjudnya Atjeh" associated with the establishment of the Kingdom of Linge in Gayo district. The text comes from the testimony of King and his son King Uyem Ranta, King Cik Bebesen and from Zainuddin, the king of the hill Kejurun both of which had ruled as king in the Gayo region of the Sea on the Dutch colonial period first.
Benerdi - Assalamu’alaikum wa rahmatullah wa barakakatuhu Reje, aku si bercerakni ari doa sempenani perang, mu pangkal kerje, mu sukut nge kamul ralik juelen. Wali porak, wali sejuk. Cabang nge murai cabang, ranting nge mu nangon ranting. Biak gip/jarak, biak dekat si nguk iperin rempak nge bilang ré, susun nge bilangni belō. Gere né ara si taring maring.
Benerdi - Melengkan is a culturalspeech delivered in a wedding ceremony. It is delivered by a man called reje, as the part of sarak opat (four boards in the Gayonese society: reje, petue, imem, rayat genap mupakat) that reflect the Gayonese society. Usually reje from one side delivers a speech and then the other reje from the other side replies the speech. In a marriage ceremony, melengkan is delivered in several occasions, starting from mujule mas/turun caram (giving the dowry or bride’s requests), berguru (giving advice to the bride), and munerime rempelé (handing over the groom from reje of groom side to reje from bride side).
“Kak nge geh jema e, ter pora (kak sudah datang orangnya, cepat sedikit),” teriak seorang gadis bersandal jepit putih sambil menguyah permen ke arah jendela.
Hanya sehelai sarung yang melapisi tubuh pria berkulit hitam itu, tak ada alas kaki yang melapisi langkahnya mengantarkan kami ke gubuk barunya di desa Pulau Kayu. Dua orang gadis kecil sudah menunggu di depan pintu, seolah-olah sudah menyambut kedatangan kami.
Iwan Aramiko - Abu Bakar Pang Aman Dimot lahir pada tahun 1920 di sebuah kampung yang bernama Tenamak, kemukiman Gelong Perajah. Tempat yang dihuni oleh masyarakat Gayo di kecamatan Linge. Jaraknya 50 Km dari pusat kota Takengon. Abu Bakar Pang Aman Dimot yang akrab disapa dengan Aman Dimot adalah seorang pahlawan yang memperjungkan kemerdekaan Republik Indonesia.
Iwan Aramiko - Monday (27 / 4).Microphone suddenly began shouting. With pen colonizer's training begins.Shoulder-length haired figure of a young boy leaning microphone to his mouth looked at the crowd of young people who sat on a black chair."Indonesian journalists to be independent, to produce news that is accurate, balanced, and not bad," said Maimun Saleh, senior the first fill material that morning.
Iwan Aramiko - Kedua tangannya ia kepakkan ke langit-langit, matanya tertuju ke segala arah. Ia bukan sedang mencoba jejak burung, akan tetapi lelaki tua itu sedang mencoba mendendangkan sebuah syair di atas sebuah bukit sambil memandang danau Lot Tawar.
Suku bangsa Gayo merupakan suku bangsa yang berdiam di dataran tinggi Gayo, tepatnya di kabupaten Aceh Tengah. Di atas 400-2600 m di atas permukaan laut suku bangsa ini hidup secara kekuluargaan.. Daerah kediaman suku bangsa Gayo lebih dikenal dengan sebutan Tanoh Gayo. Orang gayo tersebar di tiga kabubaten besar di Aceh, diantaranya Aceh Tengah, Bener Meriah, Gayo Lues, dan sebagian kecil daerah Aceh Timur.