lake Sentani festival-2022
Sentani lake Festival or known as “Bhuyaka Meyauw Wakhu” Sentani 2022 Agenda
Sentani city located in Jayapura has lots of natural beauty. In order for indigenous values and culture, the art of the tribes around Lake Sentani region doesn’t come to fade, then the Sentani Cultural festival held deemed necessary. Lake Sentani Cultural Festival held each year in the Kalkote Region Tourism-lake Sentani, Jayapura regency, Papua. This event is a cultural festival from several villages around Lake Sentani and several districts in Papua as an effort to support government programs to increase tourist visits Indonesia-Papua.
Lake Sentani Festival intended to preserve cultural values as a unique asset, and put it together with tour package, so can be enjoyed by domestic and foreign tourists. At this festival will be displayed a unique cultural heritage, such as War Dance on the boat and other traditional dances from various exists tribe in Jayapura. At this festival also celebrated by Papua’s other cultures and other areas in Indonesia which have similar characteristics with Lake Sentani. Welcome to Sentani lake festival on October 24th -29th, 2022. This is per year event going on in Kalkote, Sentani, Papua!
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5 Days/4Nights Sentani lake festival package “Bhuyaka Meyauw Wakhu”. (Code: TP 01)
Jakarta//Denpasar or West Sepik Province (PNG)– Jayapura (L,D)
Proceed to the Horex hotel or similar, free program. In the afternoon, we lead you to visit the War world II-Mac Arthur monument, From here, you will see the Lake Sentani few and its panorama. Back to the public market. If we have enought time, we take you visit Lake Ayapo and Asei lake. Finally, you are going to have dinner in Youga restaurant at the Sentani lake bank. Back to the hotel-Stay overnight-end service!
Day 2 : Hotel-Sentani lake festival (B/L/D)
Today is the festival day!. From hotel directly just 20 minutes drive to the Sentani lake bank called “ Pantai Kalkote”. Here, you are going to see the Coastal tribes attractions, will present the dances and many attractions; like: Yospan, folklore dances, marriage, and death ritual and many more. Here you also have a chance to see to Coastal arts like wood carving, handicraft, west Papuans Bilum, and many more difference activities day by day in a week!.
The price sometimes 5 US$ the cheaper price, but some times 10 US$/per wood leather paintings for bird of paradise, lake fish, Turtles, etc. Lunch is served along the festival.
Day 3 : Hotel Sentani lake festival & islands tour (B,L,D)
Day 4 : Hotel-City tour & join the Festival closing ceremony (B.L.D)
Day 5 : Departure (B)
Today you can choose the Papua tour destination, or go back to your homeland.
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Sentani Lake Festival to Showcase Papuan Culture-2022
Various art performances and traditional ceremonies will be featured during the Sentani Lake Festival in the Khalkhote area of East Sentani, Papua, on October 24-29/2022. There various traditional dishes from various parts of the province will also be available.
The three main points on the agenda for the Sentani Lake Festival, aside from the main carnival, are cultural performances, an artwork exhibition and tours. All parties have joined to add more festivities to the program, regardless of their origins, religions or tribal affiliations
Among these, some of the most anticipated highlights of the festival are the Isilo, a traditional colossal dance on boats that involves hundreds of performers, the war dance, and also the massive cultural parade. The war dance and parade have always been an essential and sacred part of the festival.
This year, there will also be the installment of the Ondoafi, or the leader of the tribe’s customs and tradition.
Lake Sentani is one of the largest lakes on the island of Papua, – Indonesia’s most easterly province – located near the provincial capital city, Jayapura, on the north eastern coast of the Indonesian side of New Guinea. On the lake are houses on stilts equipped with nets to haul in the daily fish catch. There are more than 33 species of fish found in Lake Sentani with half of these endemic