Seblang Olehsari


Banyuwangi has a sacred ritual that is held after Eid al-Fitr. Held 7 consecutive days in Shawwal, the ritual is a mystical dance performed by the chosen girl. The ritual is called Seblang Olehsari.

Seblang Olesari is held in Olehsari Village, Glagah District, Banyuwangi. Mystical because the dance is hundreds of years old and dancers must be possessed when offering their movements.

Dancers are chosen by village elders. He must have a bloodline with the first Seblang dancer and not be married. In 2019, the ritual starts on June 7 to June 9.


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Fri Jun 7, 2019
To: Jun 9, 2019

Olehsari Village, Banyuwangi - East Java

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