kalimantan culture

‘Nyobeng’, Skull washing Ritual in West Kalimantan
‘Nyobeng’, Skull washing Ritual in West Kalimantan

‘Nyobeng’, Skull washing Ritual in West Kalimantan

West Kalimantan, famous for its rain forests, also has various mysteries and enchantments.  The nyobeng, a ritual in which human skulls taken through mengayau, or headhunting, are cleansed in Sebujit hamlet in Bengkayang regency, a long way from the city.…

Isen Mulang Cultural Festival goes Virtual: Explore the Rich Culture of Central Kalimantan
Isen Mulang Cultural Festival goes Virtual: Explore the Rich Culture of Central Kalimantan

Isen Mulang Cultural Festival goes Virtual: Explore the Rich Culture of Central Kalimantan

Central Kalimantan, which is dominated by the indigenous Dayak tribes, is known as the lung of the world due to its vast and fertile tropical rainforest. The northern mountain chain, the Schwaner Range, is home to some of the most…