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Sandeq Race Festival


West Sulawesi back bring exciting activities for tourists with events Sandeq Race Festival. This festival is a traditional sailing boat race for Mandar, the tribe is one of the oldest ethnic groups in the entire Austronesian. As an icon of pride of the West Sulawesi and is considered the world’s fastest boats without engines, Sandeq Race could be sailed for 20 to 30 knots (50 km/h). Once upon a time, the boat was used as a transport for trade and catch fish in the sea. You can see the core events namely boats without engines, you can also see the beauty and variety of local parades, such as the race of lepa lepa, kampung sandeq, cultural attractions and performance art festival.

11-17 Agustus 2018


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