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Teenagers take on 'Toga' tradition

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    The Jakarta Post

Padang | Sun, May 4 2008 | 10:06 am
Teenagers take on 'Toga' tradition

PREMIUM TOGA DANCE: The Toga dance is performed in the yard of the ancient Siguntur Kingdom in Dharmasraya in West Sumatra. (JP/Syofiardi Bachyul Jb) It was almost dusk in the subdistrict of Siguntur, on the banks of Sumatra. In the gardens of the Siguntur Palace, a traditional Minangkabau building with pointed roofs, the king sat on his throne. He gazed straight ahead with authority, a staf...