Isen Mulang Festival 2017
Every month of May, Palangkaraya of Central Kalimantan, celebrate the Festival of Isen Mulang. The festival presents everything about Dayak, ranging from tribe, culture and arts, such as; dance, music, traditional cloth, typical food, also ornamental boat racing. The highlight attraction is the traditional Dayak dance wearing the attractive colors. Use a headdress of hornbill feathers, beads, and large earrings. Their performance with the dance are very spectacular, carrying shield and a saber like a sword from Borneo named Mandau. The dance is a movement of Dayak ancestors while fighting.
Isen Mulang Festival enlivened by ornamental boat racing competition. Participants compete to decorate the boat as possible. Above the boat, the Dayak women dancing while men show the ability to fight. Not just a show off media for the Dayak, Isen Mulang Festival provide space for the migrants from other regions to show his skill to bring their culture. The festival which aims to promote and preserve the culture of Dayak, also a momentum selection of Miss and Mister Tourism of Central Kalimantan. The meaning of Isen Mulang is to give spirit to never give up and keep fighting success.
at Palangkaraya, Central Kalimantan
When 2017-05-18 until 2017-05-24
- Indonesia Tourism Information Center
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