Tsulasa', 07 Sya'ban 1439 (Monday, 23 April 2018 17:37)

Ritual Ceremony

  • A. Overview In addition to have a glorious day and holy month, some people also have unlucky day and also bad month. Especially for Muslims in some regions in Indonesia, they believe the month of Syafar is the month of misfortunes for human being. Therefore, in order to avoid from those things they held certain rituals, famously known ... detail... »

  • A. Overview The existence of Yogyakarta Royal Palace makes Yogyakarta people honor the high values of culture and tradition. As a manifestation of traditional preservation, numbers of ceremonies and rituals are still performed by the people or the Royal family. Although many of the rituals and ceremonies are now merely ceremonial and ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Cing-cing Goling ceremony can be categorized as selamatan (offerings of sacred foods for Gods in demand of security) or thanksgiving ceremony. This celebration is held annually in Gedangan Village, Gedangrejo Subdistrict, Karangmojo District, Gunungkidul Regency. This ceremony is a kind of attraction for either local ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Every year, since 2005, the young people of Karang Taruna (neighborhood youth association) Dipo Ratna Muda of Guwosari Village, Pajangan District, Bantul Regency hold the so-called Grebeg Selarong ritual. Among the aims of this ritual are to introduce Selarong cave tourism object to the public and, at the same time, ... detail... »

  • A. Overview In the middle of the night, people were counting down to the thrilling moment at the house of Dwijo Sumarto at Mendak Girisekar Village, Gunungkidul. Smoke was coming out of the cigarettes to ward off the cold night. The smell of incense made the atmosphere even more mystical. A sound was heard when sheets of ... detail... »

  • A. Overview Tawur Agung Kasanga Ceremony is a series of ceremony which is held towards Nyepi (Day of Silence). Nyepi alone is based on Saka calendar, that is the dating system of India. Saka calendar began in the year 78 of Gregorian calendar. Then such a dating system spread and reached Indonesia, especially to the communities that ... detail... »

  • A.Overview Shafar Month or Sapar, as Javanese usually pronounce it, is often identified with the performance of several traditional rituals. Rituals performed in this month are called Saparan. One of Saparan rituals which have been practiced since the era of Sultan Hamengku Buwono I is Saparan Bekakak which is performed in ... detail... »

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  • A. Brief Information Ketupat is a kind of food which is made of rice boiled in a rhombus-shaped packet of plaited young coconut leaves. How does it look if hundreds of ketupats are used as “war” equipments? You will solely find such a “war” in Pasir Kuning Beach, Tempilang Village, West Bangka District, Bangka Belitung Province. ... detail... »

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    A. Overview Tongkang is an artistic boat made of paper. The tradition to burn Tongkang (Chinese: go ge cap lak) is one of the annual cultural tourisms that have become the mainstay of Rokan Hilir District and Riau Province. The tradition has been included in Indonesia tourism visit agenda 2008. This typical ritual of ... detail... »

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