Birds of Paradise — Papuan school children perform tribal dance


These Papuan school children are preparing for a dance performance in Jakarta. Look at their magnificent headdresses, each one a complete bird-of-paradise.


Hopefully these birds are still not endangered and are a renewable resource


There is time for one last practice dance before the performance – to watch the dance just follow the link below:




About ianburnet

Author of the book, Spice Islands. Which tells the History, Romance and Adventure of the spice trade from the Moluccas in Eastern Indonesia over a period of 2000 years. Author of the book, East Indies.Which tells the history of the struggle between the Portuguese Crown, the Dutch East India Company and the English East India Company for supremacy in the Eastern Seas. Author of the book 'Archipelago - A Journey Across Indonesia'. Author of the book 'Where Australia Collides with Asia' Author of the book 'The Tasman Map'. Author of the book 'Eastern Voyages'.
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1 Response to Birds of Paradise — Papuan school children perform tribal dance

  1. chmfitz says:

    I too hope there are some birds left in the bush! What magnificent birds they are. Cathy

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