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The event is known as Tabuik (Minangkabau language) or Tabut (Indonesian). Tabuik is the local manifestation of the Shi'a Muslim Remembrance of Muharram among the Minangkabau people in the coastal regions of West Sumatra, particularly in the city of Pariaman. The festival includes reenactments of the Battle of Karbala, and the playing of tassa and dhol drums.

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  • Copyright: Rudi Gusteno (rudiegusteno) (174)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Black & White
  • Date Taken: 2008-01-20
  • Categories: Festivals
  • Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2008-11-06 7:57
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