Culture and Art
Culture and Art
Red Island / Pulau Merah
Red island beach is one of the leading destinations in Banyuwangi that located in Sumberagung Village, Pesanggaran District, or 60 km from the city center towards the south of Banyuwangi, it takes 2.5 hours drive when reached by car.
Before being named the red island beach, the beach is named Ringin Pitu. There are two reasons why this beach is known as the Red Beach, the first because of there was pink reddish soil at the beach, while the second version because it supposedly emitted red light around the shoreline.
With waves as high as 4 meters when the tide, and the waves as far as 3km long, it makes the Red Sea as a destination for surfers. It has been proved by the International Surfing Championship Competition in 2013 and followed by surfers from 20 countries were opened by the minister of tourism
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