Bau Nyale Festival Lombok

February sees the arrival of the annual Bau Nyale festival. 'Bau' means to catch, 'Nyale' is the a type of sea worm. This unique tradition falls on the 20th day of the 10th month of the traditional Sasak calendar. The festival commemorates the Sasak legend of Princess Mandalika. According to the legend, the father of […]

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