Another famous ritual is the Mekotek ritual, age-old tradition in which all the male villagers of the town of Munggu joining in brandishing long stiff bamboo poles onto the streets. Over a thousand jovial participants and curious onlookers flock to the village streets, reenacting the triumphant battles of the Blambangan war. This year it takes place on 29th February, coinciding with Kuningan Day.
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