Lake Sentani Festival usually take place at the 3rd weeks of June. In 2015, it held on 19 – 23 June with a theme of “My Cultural , My Life”. This event was held at Kalkote area, in the east of Lake Sentani.
19 participating sub districts will offer a wide range of cultural performances, exhibitions and culinary feasts. There will be a parade of various ethnic groups in Papua and from around Indonesia. All kind of dancing will be performed by different ethnic groups, Including Isilo, a traditional dance on boats, using folk music and folk-tales. fierce competitions will take place to win boat-racing for men, boat-racing for women, musical competitions on drums and pipes, with songs from various parts of the region
This Festival is open for public, and you could come and join them if you wish to. You just need to contact us in advance, so we can make sure the date of the events, make hotel reservation on your behalf and many other necessary preparations.