The tradition only in Munggu, Mekotekan

Mekotekan is the only tradition ritual ceremony at Munggu village near to Canggu in Bali island. Mekotekan is also known locally as Gerebeg Mekotek, a ritual by hundred of Munggu villagers, usually by young and old men who wearing the Balinese traditional clothes. They walk toward the temple around the village and each bring a long wooden stick approximately three to four meters.


mekotekan-tradition mekotekan-canggu me-koteka-n mekotekan mekoteka mekotekan mungguIn the tip of the village they all stick together with each other hand held to endeavour such a towering triangular building, and one or two people enthusiastic try to climb up to upper of sticks towering. They will fall dawn to the ground when the stick separated back.

Mekotekan is usually celebrate every 210 days or on Kuningan holiday in the afternoon from around 12.30 pm.

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    September 10, 2016 at 2:08 pm


    Very beautiful pictures
    Do you remember at what time it started ?
    Thank you very much

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