Dreadlocks Hair Cutting Tradition at Mount Dieng - Part 1

Dieng Culture Festival
An unique phenomenon occurs in children in the Dieng mountains, when they reach the age of puberty around 12-15 years old, most of them experienced a strange thing. Mysteriously all of their straight hair change into curly dreadlocks, without known causes. Suddenly. Curly hair like reggae singer dreadlocks hair.

Maybe you've seen for example in the late legendary reggae musician Bob Marley from Jamaica.

This phenomenon invites the attention of tourists from various countries, as there are moments of a traditional ceremony performed before cutting the children's hair, should return to normal.

Local governments see the huge interest of tourists, they held Dieng Culture Festival 2013 (DCF), which was held on 29 to 30 June 2013 that then.

Even the presence of tourists making tens of homestay in the village of Dieng Kulon and Dieng Wetan have been fully booked by the potential tourists. An unique ceremony that is slowly becoming known widely.

Continued to Part 2 ...

(Source Antara, Z Meirina – travelKompas, Wahid Ar /Image Wahid Ar)


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