Culture and Art
Culture and Art
Kebo-Keboan Traditional Ceremony
Kebo-Keboan is one ceremonies that being held by Banyuwangi People. From early begin, the ceremony was held to invoke the rain during the dry season and as a repellent reinforcements. In this ceremony, there are several interesting attractions to see and become an annual tourism event from Banyuwangi.
Someone who elected to become a buffalo man in this ceremony should be dressed to resemble buffalo (Kebo), which was given horns and black color throughout the body. It symbolizes that the buffalo is a powerful beast and become the foundation of the community who are farmers. Kebo-keboan is implemented in almost every Osing village in the Singojuruh district, such as Alasmalang and Aliyan village. In Aliyan Village, determining whose the Buffalo man is not determined by traditional leaders, but the ancestral spirits who choose anyone who becomes keboan. While in Alasmalang, villagers who becomes the buffalo man chosen by Alasmalang village indigenous leaders.
The Ministry of Tourism along with the Government of Banyuwangi Regency launched “TOP 77 Calendar of Event Banyuwangi Indonesia Festival 2018” at Balairung Soesilo Soedarman, Gedung Sapta Pesona, Jakarta (1/2). Top 77 Calender of Event is an effort of … Continue reading
Ngagelan Beach Ngagelan beach is breeding area. It is located 7 km to the west of Trianggulasi Bay. It is also the hachery for the baby turtles. There are some biology students do the research here. Ngagelan beach has much … Continue reading
Seblang Ceremony Seblang is one of rituals in Osing societies, Banyuwangi regency. This ritual can be found in two villages, which is. Bakungan village and Olihsari village. Olihsari society will held this ceremony in a week after the Idul Fitri. … Continue reading
Kebo-Keboan Cultural Feast Banyuwangi people, which are mostly farmers, have a sacred ritual to ask the blessings of salvation. The tradition known as kebo-keboan. Kebo in Java language means buffalo, the people in village are mostly use buffalo to do … Continue reading