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Baliem Valley Cultural Festival

Festival Budaya Lembah Baliem (FBLB) is a festival showcasing the culture war society the tribe Dani, Lani and Yali in the central highlands of Papua. An annual festival every August the scene of a power struggle between the tribes and has been handed down at an altitude 1600 meters surrounded by beautiful mountains.

Baliem Valley Cultural Festival is the oldest festival in the land of Papua, which displays the culture war the people in central mountains of Papua in the past. Celebration of the cultural festival was first held in 1989 has panoramic view of beautiful Trikora mountains. The festival lasts for three days starting with the trigger war scenarios in theatrical action.

Tinuku Travel Baliem Valley Cultural Festival presents the art of war and beautiful panorama Papua mountains landscape Travel Baliem Valley Cultural Festival presents the art of war and beautiful panorama Papua mountains landscape Travel Baliem Valley Cultural Festival presents the art of war and beautiful panorama Papua mountains landscape

A cultural event involving 40 districts of the art of war in Jayawijaya regency by displaying variety of arts and cultural attractions typical Hubula society. The travelers also watch pig races, Pikon musical performances, Sege or spear throwing, carnival culture and roasted pork feast using stones.

Baliem valley is a haven of photography, this valley surrounded by Jayawijaya mountains and presents beautiful landscape. The valley is also known as the Grand Baliem Valley which has length 80 kilometers, width 20 kilometers and the height of 1600 meters to 1700 meters above sea level.

Papua tribal wars simulation accompaniment of traditional music made from bark and is capable producing loud noises but still soothing. The song played is an expression of the hearts of the players and played music that sounded to entertain the audience.

The travelers can also try to live the Baliem culture by wearing Koteka is penis covers and discolor the body as a native of a bygone era that graced the festival atmosphere. They also exhibit and sell art forms and handmade crafts.

Complementary facilities: Car parking, restrooms, restaurants hotels and resorts.

Location: Wamena, Baliem Valley, Jayawijaya regency, Papua.

Activity: Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Trekking, hiking, camping. Explore the flora and fauna. Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others. Baliem Valley Cultural Festival presents the art of war and beautiful panorama Papua mountains landscape

Tinuku Travel Baliem Valley Cultural Festival presents the art of war and beautiful panorama Papua mountains landscape

Routes and public transport: All flights to Wamena city.

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Advice: Do not take pictures of people, markets, indigenous lands and indigenous villages at random, you have to ask permission before photographing people, markets, indigenous lands and indigenous villages. Ask detailed things that should and should not be photographed. Papua is a safe place if you abide by the rules.

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