HPA2015  Nomination Award

Thaib Chaidar(Indonesia)

Time: 2010-2014

Place: Bulukumba and Makassar, Southern Sulawesi, Indonesia

Nationality: Indonesian

Pinisi is a traditional sailing boat from Indonesia, which is derived from the Bugis and Makassar in South Sulawesi Tribe. These ships generally have two main masts and seven screens, and are used for transporting goods between islands. The experts are able to make a boat that is very strong and majestic only based on experience and knowledge gained from their ancestors, without the use of images or written literature.




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