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    Erau: The Cultural Tradition of East Kalimantan, Indonesia

    Erau is a cultural tradition of East Kalimantan, held every year with activities in the city center Tenggarong, aquatic mammal. Erau comes from Kutai, eroh which means lively, boisterous, noisy, joyful atmosphere. The atmosphere is lively, boisterous voice in the sense: the number of activities of a group of people who have good intent and meaning is sacred, ritual, and entertainment.

    Erau first implemented on the ground and bathing ceremony tijak to the edge when Aji Batara Agung Dewa Sakti was 5 years old. As an adult and was appointed the first King Kukar (1300-1325), also held ceremonies Erau. Since then Erau always held each there is a change or crowning the Kings Kukar.

    During its development, other than as a ceremonial Erau coronation ceremony of King, also for giving the title of King of the leaders or community leaders who are considered deserving of the kingdom.

    Implementation of the ceremonies performed by relatives Erau Keraton / Palace of the leaders invited all community leaders who serve the kingdom. They come from all corners of the kingdom by bringing supplies of food, livestock, fruits, and also the artists. In this Erau ceremony, Sultan Palace and other relatives gave banquets to the people by providing the best possible service to thank the Sultan for service people.

    After the end of the reign of the Sultanate of Kutai in 1960, its territory became an autonomous region that is Kutai regency. Erau tradition still maintained and preserved as a festival of folk and cultural festival that became a routine agenda Kutai District Government in order to mark the anniversary of the city of Tenggarong, Kutai Sultanate central government since 1782.

    Implementation Erau latter according to the procedure carried out Kutai Sultanate in 1965, when the ceremony was held Kutai Sultanate Crown Prince, Prince Aji Duke Praboe Anoem Soerya Adiningrat.

    While Erau as ceremonial Kutai in cultural preservation efforts of the Kutai District Government held starting in 1971. Erau ceremony held once in two years commemorating the anniversary Tenggarong town that was founded 29 September 1782.

    Erau as a cultural feast

    Kutai District Government policy to make Erau as a cultural feast that is by setting a fixed execution time Erau in September associated with the anniversary of Tenggarong, the capital of Kutai and Kutai Sultanate.

    Erau Festival which has now been entered in the national tourism calendar of events, no longer associated with the cultural arts palace Kukar but rather varies with different kinds of art and cultural performances that exist and thrive throughout the Kutai regency.

    Source: http://id.wikipedia.org

    photos: agusmunoraharjo.blogspot.com

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