SEMARANG – Karimunjawa residents welcomed the exciting series of Barikan Kubro centered on the Karimunjawa square on Thursday (20/9) last week. One of the tourists from Itaila Sicily admitted that the dance presented was very cool. “The tradition is unique, the dance is beautiful,” he said as stated by the accompanying tour guide. The excitement was colored by the traditional Minogoro dance which was shown by 200 dancers. The dance is trying to make life for the people of Karimunjawa when they catch fish. [...]
SEMARANG – A number of readiness were held to welcome the opening of Barikan Kubro Karimunjawa which began on Wednesday (19/9) today at Karimunjawa Village Hall. On this day the workshop was held in the Hall of Karimunjawa Village as a form of harmony among the local residents.
The head of the Central Java Province Sports and Tourism Youth Service, Urip Sihabudin, through the Marketing Head of Alamsyah, said the Barikan peak will be held on Thursday (20/9) tomorrow with the tumpeng carnival ritual and the colossal Minogoro Dance.
“Barikan is a local wisdom of the Karimunjawa community that we always support as one of the traditional diversity and a means to boost island tourism in Central Java,” he explained.
The peak unique event was held in a series of new processions in Karimunjawa. One of them is the tumpeng carnival which is held right on Thursday on the afternoon before Friday. The ritual is carried out by bringing a small cone in each village intersection. [...]