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Indonesian Culture By : Rendra Agung Fanani

Dance Seblang Banyuwangi, East Java

Seblang dancers paraded around the village because it is believed to cleanse the village from the plague and misfortune. Dancers must be a descendant of the previous dancers and dancers should not be replaced when it was alive. Before she started to dance, the shaman would read spells to summon the spirit of the first dancers Seblang so taken possession Seblang current dancers.

INDONESIA | Wednesday, 23 January 2013 | Views [781]

Seblang dancers paraded around the village because it is believed to cleanse the village from the plague and misfortune. Dancers must be a descendant of the previous dancers and dancers should not be replaced when it was alive. Before she started to dance, the shaman would read spells to summon the spirit of the first dancers Seblang so taken possession Seblang current dancers.

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