Special Events features annual or one off unique events in the destination where our cruises are located.
An example of this is the annual Isen Mulang Festival held in Palangka Raya is an energetic and colourful traditional sports gala, featuring competitions between local government areas in Central Kalimantan. Marvel at the whimsically decorated boats cruising down river with dancers and extravagant designs, watch blowpipe and fireball competitions, listen to the traditional singing and dancing and enjoy the food and cooking demonstrations, to name a few. The event starts with a grand parade through the centre of Palangka Raya and culminates in the river competitions, including canoe racing, decorated boat parade and the Dayak ‘bese kambe’ test of strength for paddlers at opposite ends of a canoe.
Isen Mulang Festival 19-23 May annually
Join us for special cruises and visits to the unique and colourful traditional sports events during the annual Isen Mulang Festival period. Watch whimsically decorated boats cruise down river with dancers and extravagant decoration, watch blowpipe and fireball competitions, listen to the traditional singing and dancing and enjoy the food and cooking demonstrations.
Sign up for this special annual event to discover Dayak cuisine.