Legu Gam Festival 2015 on the fascinating Island of Ternate

The fascinating island of Ternate in North Maluku Province will come alive with festivities as the Legu Gam Festival gets underway on 11th to 30th April 2015Legu Gam Festival 2015 on the fascinating Island of Ternate

Legu Gam is an annual festival celebrated by the people of Ternate to celebrate the birthday of the Sultan of Ternate. However, since the Sultan of Ternate,  Mudhafar Sjah,  passed away recently  on 19th February 2015,  this year, the birthday celebrations will be changed to “Tabligh Akbar” or mass prayers to  pray for the late sultan and the people of Ternate in general. People from all over the island –and beyond- will gather at the Kedaton or the Palace of the Sultan of Ternate and participate in the many traditional art and cultural performances.

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