Amazing tradition of ‘Bau Nyale’ is an ancient Sasak celebration that started since the 16th century. This is the ONLY sea worm festival in the world.
This festival is in remembrance of Princess Madalika who killed herself by jumping off the cliff of Pantai Seger. During this annual event that falls on the 20th day of the 10th month of the Sasak lunar calendar; the reincarnation of the Princess will appear in the for of sea worms. This was her promise that she made to her people that she will return once every year to give prosperity to everyone who believe in her reincarnation.
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