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Sanyang International Cultural Festival

By Sanyang Village Development Committee
January (Last weekend)
Annual

Description

Sanyang as the origin of the Kombo settlement is occupied by several ethnicities whose activities mainly centered on the sea trade. This festival showcases the Kombo cultures and traditions in their diversity from the 4 human life cycle ceremonies of birth, circumcision, marriage and burial with their performance traditions. Its highlight is a daylong cultural and musical jamboree at the beachside till day break.

Cultural Significance

A celebration of diverse cultures living in peace and harmony and showcasing their cultural and traditional rituals to the visitors. The pilgrimage to “Berewuleng” rock at the sea side is a reflection of their ancestral lineage to their first settlement with their atheist religion of “Jalang” worshipping.

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