Sundaland is rich in cultural heritage, including traditional arts and crafts.
  1. Batik - This is a traditional technique of dyeing fabric using wax to create intricate patterns. Indonesia is famous for its batik, which has been designated as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
  2. Woodcarving - Sundaland is also known for its intricate woodcarvings, which are used in architecture, furniture, and decorative items. In Malaysia, the state of Kelantan is particularly well-known for its woodcarving traditions.
  3. Songket - Songket is a type of brocade fabric woven with gold and silver threads. It is commonly used for traditional Malay wedding attire and is also used for decorative items.
  4. Wayang Kulit - Wayang Kulit is a form of shadow puppetry that originated in Java, Indonesia. It involves intricate leather puppets that are manipulated by a puppeteer behind a screen. The stories told through Wayang Kulit often have a moral or religious significance.
  5. Silversmithing - The island of Bali is famous for its intricate silver jewelry, which is often adorned with intricate patterns and precious stones.
  6. Pottery - Sundaland has a long tradition of pottery making, with different regions having their unique styles and techniques. In Sabah, Malaysia, for example, the Dusun people are known for their black pottery, while the Dayak people of Borneo are famous for their earthenware pottery.
Arts & Crafts