A popular festival held
in the month of January in Indonesia, is the Lomban Festival. It
is one of the most ancient festivals of the country. The Lomban
Festival in Indonesia is celebrated by the fisherman of the
country. It is an annual festival that is celebrated with much
On this day the
fisherman offers prayers to the sea and thank him for whatever
they have caught during the whole year. They also pray for a
prosperous year ahead. The fisherman gives offering to the sea on
the day of the Lomban Festival. Heads of buffaloes, fruits,
flowers and other items are sent out to the sea as offerings.
A major event that is held during this festival is the boat race.
One can get to see a large number of brightly painted boasts
racing with one another on the seas.