About Us

Pelangi Nusantara Wellington is an Indonesian traditional dance club resided in Wellington, New Zealand. The mission is to promote and preserve Indonesian culture of traditional dance in New Zealand.

"Pelangi Nusantara" is roughly translated as "Rainbow of Indonesian Archipelago". Pelangi Nusantara tries to embrace and foster the colours of Indonesia culture consisting of thousands of traditional dances originated from more than 100 sub-ethnic groups spread in more than 17,000 islands.

Indonesia, as we know historically, had been the source of Southeast Asian cultures and influence in the era of Sriwijaya and Majapahit kingdoms from the 7th to 14th centuries.

The following are some notable past performances:
  • Diplomatic Reception for Indonesia Independence Day, 6 Oct 2010, Duxton Hotel, Wellington, organised by Indonesian Embassy (video - photos)
  • Southeast Asian Festival, 20 Mar 2010, Waterfront, Wellington, organised by Wellington City Council (video - photos)
  • Hawke's Bay International Cultures Day, 6 Mar 2010, Cornwall Park, Hastings, organised by Hastings City Council (photos)
  • Indonesian Night, Sep 2009, Elim Church, Wellington, organised by Indonesian Embassy (video)
  • NZ Parliament Eid Mubarak Celebration, 6 Oct 2008, The Beehive, Wellington, organised by NZ Parliament (video - photos)
  • Diplomatic Reception for Indonesia-New Zealand, 9 Sep 2008, Duxton Hotel, Wellington, organised by Indonesian Embassy (video - photos)
    Please do not hesitate to contact us if your event needs a quality performance of genuine Asian culture of Indonesia.

    We are open to anyone who is interested in Indonesian dance.