SEUDATI DANCE

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Seudati Dance is the name of the dance which originated from the province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam. Seudati comes from the word of Syahadat, which means witness / testify / recognition of no god but Allah, and Prophet Muhammad the messenger of God.
This dance also includes categories of Tribal War Dance, in which the words are always inspiring young people of Aceh to rise up and fight the occupation of colonializm. Therefore, this dance was banned in the Dutch colonial era, but now this dance is allowed to return and become the National Arts of Indonesia.

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