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The Nyale Pasola horse in the village of Wainyapu, Kodi. Nyale horse plays an important role in Pasola. Considered sacred, the event cannot be started without the entrance of Nyale horse into the arena. Pasola is an ancient tradition from the Indonesian island of Sumba. Categorized as both extreme traditional sport and ritual, Pasola is an annual mock horse warfare performed in response to the harvesting season. In the battelfield, the Pasola warriors use blunt spears as their weapon. However, fatal accident still do occurs.
The Nyale Pasola horse in the village of Wainyapu, Kodi. Nyale horse plays an important role in Pasola. Considered sacred, the event cannot be started without the entrance of Nyale horse into the arena. Pasola is an ancient tradition from the Indonesian island of Sumba. Categorized as both extreme traditional sport and ritual, Pasola is an annual mock horse warfare performed in response to the harvesting season. In the battelfield, the Pasola warriors use blunt spears as their weapon....
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Keywords:
  • Horse
  • Horseback
  • Indonesia
  • Megalithic Culture
  • Nusa Tenggara
  • People
  • Sumba
  • Traditional Sport