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loro blonyo

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Masyarakat Solo dan Yogyakarta mempunyai kerajinan boneka tradisional yang unik, yakni boneka loro blonyo. Selain artistik, boneka berupa sepasang pengantin berbusana adat Jawa ini, juga dipercaya mempunyai kekuatan magis tertentu. Deretan boneka loro blonyo dapat ditemui di pasar cindera mata di sekitar alun-alun utara Keraton Solo. Boneka ini berupa sepasang pengantin berbusana adat Jawa, baik gaya Yogyakarta ataupun Solo. Loro blonyo ini mempunyai makna kerukunan, kesetiaan dan kelanggengan. Banyak masyarakat Jawa yang percaya bahwa boneka yang terbuat dari kayu pole ini mempunyai kekuatan magis. Bagi sebagian masyarakat Jawa Tengah, boneka ini biasanya dipajang di bagian depan ruang tamu atau pendapa, agar kehidupan rumah tangga mereka rukun dan langgeng.

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This panorama was taken in Indonesia, Asia

This is an overview of Asia

Asia is the biggest continent on Earth, a darling little gem floating around in space.

Hm, what is Asia? Who's in on it?

China and India are safe bets for Asian nations. Korea, Japan, Thailand, you're fine.

Europe? No. Europe would sort of be on the "Asian continent" if not for those pesky Ural mountains dividing things up in the middle, and then also the whole lineage of kings and wealth and nations and the EU and all that "give me my respect" stuff.
Russia would probably be happiest as its own continent, so for now we'll leave it in "Eurasia" and just hope the natural gas supplies keep flowing.

Pakistan and Afghanistan are dang close to Asia, but politically they show up in "Middle East" news stories an awful lot. Verdict: Eurasia.

I guess we'll actually have to consider everything from Turkey on eastward to be "Eurasian", although the moniker seems overlappitory of the territory.

The Asian economy is now officially raging like a wild furnace of lava that consumes everything in its path. Japan has had the largest individual economy in Asia for decades, but it is forecast that both India and China will outstrip Japan within twenty years.

China is the largest holder of United States debt and is positioned to become the world's next superpower, provided that Godzilla doesn't return and decide to stomp everybody back into the Shang Dynasty.

Text by Steve Smith.

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