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Bakar Ilo Sanggari in West Nusa Tenggara

Bakar Ilo Sanggari in West Nusa Tenggara

In welcoming the holy month of  Ramadhan, societies in West Nusa Tenggara hold a ritual named Bakar Ilo Sanggari. It is a lantern made of bamboo lubricated with castor bean oil and then burned. The lantern then set around the house that it is bright. The societies believe that by lighting lanterns, angels and spirits of their ancestors will come and give a blessing on the day of Eid- ul F...

Mbojo Woven Cloth

Mbojo Woven Cloth

Mbojo woven cloth has been identified long ago as woven Bima Kingdom, which is one of the famous Islamic kingdom in the eastern part of the archipelago. Therefore, the existence of these cloth can not be separated from the historical development of Islam at that time. Because of the peculiarities and uniqueness, Mbojo woven cloth become an important commodity that is bought and sol...

Gula Gending

Gula Gending

This instrument is made of zinc and textiles. This is used to peddle cotton candy is made from sugar. Therefore, it called Gula Gending. Sugar storage place in Sasak language called Tongkaq also serves as a musical instrument. Is played by holding tongkaq, box hit with a right hand and left accordance gending / song being played. Gula Gending to be played around the corners of th...

Singang

Singang

The food is made from fresh fish seasoned with various spices. It somewhat seems like fish curry but it is rather sour by the tamarind. The food is easy to find in Sumbawa because many restaurants or food stalls sell it. There is no particular fish to make this cuisine, but kakap or bandeng is suggested. For the ingredients, you just need chilly, shallot, garlic, candlenut, turmeric to reduc...

Interesting Places and Sites:     West Nusa Tenggara

Interesting Places and Sites: West Nusa Tenggara

Lingsar Temple Gili Trawangan Lingsar Temple