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Tabuik – Pariaman

Tabuik – Pariaman

Tabuik is a local commemoration of Asyura, the day of Imam Husein (the grandchildren of Muhammad SAW) death. This tradition is held in Pariaman, Minangkabau, West Sumatra. In this event, the Karbala war where Imam Husein was killed is concocted. Etymologically, Tabuik is a term for bier carried on the event then anchored to the sea. 

Warak Ngendok

Warak Ngendok

Warak Ngendok is an imaginary animal with goats with dragon heads and golden scales. The visualization of Warak Ngendok is made from colorful paper. Warak Ngendok will be carried on in the dugderan ceremony.

Dugderan – Semarang

Dugderan – Semarang

Dugderan is a traditional ceremony that indicates that Ramadhan has come. The ceremony involves public market, carnival, drum band, and any other arts in Semarang.   

Pasola – Sumba

Pasola – Sumba

Pasola is a part of the traditional ceremony for the blessing and success of the harvest of Sumba tribe, every year, in February of March. Pasola is a war drama performed by two groups of men with horse. Each group contains a hundred men carrying blunt wooden spear.   

Rambu Solo – Toraja

Rambu Solo – Toraja

  Rambu Solo is a death ceremony in Toraja, Central Celebes. It is a kind of final homage to the deceased. People carried on the deceased by using a Torajan traditional small house called Tongkonan to the grave in the holes of a cave called Londa. In the ceremony, the deceased relatives made a wooden doll which is resemblant to the deceased. It is said that the doll will resemble the decease...