Tika Taka Dance

tiki_taka.jpgThe cakalele was followed by the boring official part of the ceremony: speeches, signing documents, etc. This was followed by a huge lunch, after which the government officials departed, leaving the ground over to traditional ceremonies once again. The first of those, accompanying the new Raja to the scene of his coronation was a unique dance called Tiki-taka. I was told this dance is only performed in this particular village, and then only for special occasions. It basically seemed to be a mixture of traditional cakalele and Malay-style silat.

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