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Nusa Tenggara (Lesser Sunda)

A bit of regular tourist trails is the beautiful and exciting islands of Nusa Tenggara, a chain of more than five hundred and fifty islands stretching a thousand kilometres from Lombok in the West to Timor in the East. Also known as Lesser Sunda, and located to the East of Bali, Nusa Tenggara is divided into two distinct provinces : West Nusa Tenggara, consisting mainly of Lombok and Sumbawa; East Nusa Tenggara, made up mostly by Sumba and Flores including Timor Barat. Kupang is the capital city of East Nusa Tenggara. You can visit the traditional market and the Museum Negeri Kupang. Just pick the colorful Ikat cloths with geometrical design and the Sasando instrument (similar with a mandolin from lontar leaves) for souvenirs.

Nusa Tenggara is an area that personifies Indonesia's vast culture diversity, where different ethnic groups living only a few kilometers from each other and having different languages and customs as if they were completely different worlds. Nusa Tenggara is well worth the trip for the interpid traveler with time to explore its various and fascinating possiblities. Hikers and Climbers will find the hills surrounding Mount Tambora.

East Nusa Tenggara Festival
The East Nusa Tenggara Festival will be held on August 04 - 05 in Kupang. It is the regular event of the region. The Indonesia Marine Tournament 2003 include this festival as the closing series of the 2003 program with the aim to preserve local culture while presenting the cultural richness to international community. It is aim to create a space within the tourism area for the preservation of traditional art and culture, to open cross-cultural dialoque and to promote the attractions of the heritage to the world.

Dance and music performance to be held during the festival will offer fascinating insight of the islands creative heritage. Guest will be able to observe authentic cultural activities and to shop for locally made handicrafts at a traditional market for small-scale producers.

One of festival highlights is a gala dinner to mark the closing of the event, a time to present trophies and prizes to the winners.

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