Whose dance is it anyway?

Updated: Jun 28, 2012 22:06 IST

Sumatran women dance the Tor-tor folk dance to welcome tourists at the Tuk-tuk village near Toba Lake in Samosir, Indonesia's North Sumatra province. Malaysian efforts to promote the Tor-tor folk dance and Gordang Sambilan drum performance - both with origins in Sumatra - as its own cultural heritage sparked protests this month in Jakarta. REUTERS/YT Haryono
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Sumatran women dance the Tor-tor folk dance to welcome tourists at the Tuk-tuk village near Toba Lake in Samosir, Indonesia's North Sumatra province. Malaysian efforts to promote the Tor-tor folk dance and Gordang Sambilan drum performance - both with origins in Sumatra - as its own cultural heritage sparked protests this month in Jakarta. REUTERS/YT Haryono

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