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Pasola - A Sumbanese Sporting Tradition

Photographer

Wolfgang Weinhardt

Category

People Photography - Culture

Company

shadowplay-photography

Submission Group

Amateur

Year

2022

Country / Region

Germany

Heralded by the arrival of the nyale, mythically revered sea worms, the Sumbanese celebrate a spectacular spear fight on horseback at the end of each rainy season. Pasola, a war ritual played to celebrate the rice planting season. The series is part of a long term project which is dedicated to the dogmas and rituals of the megatlitic cultures of Indonesia.

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