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YADNYA KASADA and BROMO EXCOTICA FESTIVAL on Bewitching MT. BROMO

29 June 2018 Indonesia Following the festival, the Yadnya Kasada Ritual Ceremony (or popularly called Kesodo) will take place on July 1st or the 14th day of the Kasada month according to the traditional Hindu lunar calendar. This ceremony is a centuries old tradition to honor Sang Hyang Widhi, God Almighty, and is based on the ancient legend…
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Bakar Tongkang Festival 2018 in Bagansiapi-api Riau

28 June 2018 Indonesia Believed to have originated in 1826, the festival is rooted in history when Chinese immigrants first set foot in the area and later gave the name to the land as what is known now as Bagansiapi-api. It is believed that the ancestors of Bagansiapi-api were Tang-lang people of Hokkien descent who…
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The 4th INTERNATIONAL DAY OF YOGA 2018 Celebrated in 10 Indonesian Cities

21 June 2018 Indonesia Prepare your body, spirit and mind! The 21st June 2018 is the 4th International Day of Yoga. In this connection the Embassy of India in Jakarta and the Ministry of Tourism of Indonesia in cooperation with Yoga Community Associations in Indonesia have collaborated to present a series of Yoga related events held in…
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Asmat Cultural Festival 2018: Discover the Legendary Carvings of the Asmat

19 June 2018 Indonesia Prepare yourself to head 'far east'! The cultural expressions of Papua's renowned Asmat Tribe will be the highlight of Indonesia's most eastern island as the Asmat Cultural Festival is scheduled to take place at the Yos Sudarso Field, Asmat Regency in the Province of Papua on 19th to 23rd June 2018. Image source: Shutterstock The main…
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