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Sedekah Laut, Thanksgiving for fisherfolk

  • A parade of “warriors” march during Sedekah Laut (Sea Thanksgiving). JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    A parade of “warriors” march during Sedekah Laut (Sea Thanksgiving). JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • Spectators watch the parade from the second floor of a building. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Spectators watch the parade from the second floor of a building. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • Dressed in traditional Javanese costumes, men carry cone-shaped towers of vegetables and fruits that are to be placed at sea. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Dressed in traditional Javanese costumes, men carry cone-shaped towers of vegetables and fruits that are to be placed at sea. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • Fisherfolk pray before floating harvested crops. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Fisherfolk pray before floating harvested crops. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • People carry different items to be placed at sea. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    People carry different items to be placed at sea. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • Men rush to grab items of their choosing before they are taken. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Men rush to grab items of their choosing before they are taken. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • A man hides what he took from the water underneath his shirt. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    A man hides what he took from the water underneath his shirt. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  •  An offering sits on sand at the beach. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    An offering sits on sand at the beach. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  •  A handful of green chili. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    A handful of green chili. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

  • Villagers line up for packages containing nasi uduk (steamed rice in coconut milk), shredded chicken and fried peanuts. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

    Villagers line up for packages containing nasi uduk (steamed rice in coconut milk), shredded chicken and fried peanuts. JP/Boy T. Harjanto

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