Culture and Art
Culture and Art
As one of the areas that has many natural attractions, Banyuwangi is always becomes one of the recommendations for tourists that want to go to Java Island. One of the places that can be visited when in Banyuwangi is Muncar Beach that located in the southern area ofBanyuwangi. This beautiful beach is located in Muncar, about 35 kilometers from the city of Banyuwangi.
In Muncar, there is port that used by the fishermen to put their boats in their daily fishing. Muncar is the second largest port after Bagan Siapi-api in East Java. There are hundreds of boats in the harbor with a variety of sizes and color patterns are varied so as to add exotica and beauty Muncar port.
Once a year, there is a traditional ceremony called Petik Laut that celebrates at the beach. This is a sacred ritual to give offering to th god and becomes the thanksgiving moment from the society for the abundant harvest. In this ritual, there will bea boat that filled with offerings like, goat head, traditional cakes, fruits, golden rod, opium and two live chickens; all of those are floated out to the sea. After putting the ritual, people will return to the beach and having mass bathe, in the hope that the Hyng Iwak, Goddess of the Sea, will giving a bless to them.
The Ministry of Tourism along with the Government of Banyuwangi Regency launched “TOP 77 Calendar of Event Banyuwangi Indonesia Festival 2018” at Balairung Soesilo Soedarman, Gedung Sapta Pesona, Jakarta (1/2). Top 77 Calender of Event is an effort of … Continue reading
Ngagelan Beach Ngagelan beach is breeding area. It is located 7 km to the west of Trianggulasi Bay. It is also the hachery for the baby turtles. There are some biology students do the research here. Ngagelan beach has much … Continue reading
Seblang Ceremony Seblang is one of rituals in Osing societies, Banyuwangi regency. This ritual can be found in two villages, which is. Bakungan village and Olihsari village. Olihsari society will held this ceremony in a week after the Idul Fitri. … Continue reading
Kebo-Keboan Cultural Feast Banyuwangi people, which are mostly farmers, have a sacred ritual to ask the blessings of salvation. The tradition known as kebo-keboan. Kebo in Java language means buffalo, the people in village are mostly use buffalo to do … Continue reading