Ucok Durian

Ucok Durian is the name of a street stall where Mr. Ucok sells his quality durian in Medan. Ucok has been in business for more than 20 years. His customers come from Medan, other cities in Indonesia, and overseas. Top figures and high-ranking officials are among them. He only sells fresh durian. There are also […]

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Samosir Christmas Season

samosir christmas season

Christmas is a special moment on Samosir, the island known as home to Christians. There are more activities than worshiping and celebration. They include a fashion show contest, a Christmas song contest, a Christmas tree decorating competition, a coloring contest, a photo moment contest, a vocal group competition, and a Christmas carnival. During the two-day event […]

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Samosir Lake Toba Ultra Marathon

Samosir Lake Toba Ultra Marathon

The fourth Samosir Lake Toba Ultra Marathon will take place on September 21-22, 2018, in Pangururan, Samosir. It is the most prestigious marathon in Indonesia and a part of the Wonderful Indonesia Tour. It is open not only for local runners but also for international participants. Over 1,000 participants usually take part in the event. The […]

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Samosir Art and Culture Festival

samosir art and culture festival

Samosir Art and Culture Festival will take place in Tanah Lapang, Pangururan, Samosir, on the weekdays of June 18 to 20, 2018. Last year, the festival featured singing, cooking, and other competitions followed by tens of participants from all sub-districts of the Samosir Regency. The organizers provided prizes in cash and trophies for the winners. […]

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Horja Bius Mangalahat Horbo

horja bius mangalahat horbo

Horja Bius Mangalahat Horbo is a series of ritual that involves offerings and buffaloes. It will last for two days, i.e., from Friday to Saturday, July 6-7, 2018 in Tomok, Samosir regency. Horbo (buffalo) is the symbol of gods in the ancient Batak life. The ceremony has many forms, most of which now reappear as […]

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Pasir Putih Festival

pasir putih festival

The Pasir Putih (White Sand) Festival is to take place on Saturday of March 31, 2018. It is a regular ritual and cultural event on Samosir. It features various entertaining and exciting races representing the Toba Batak custom in the past. The program rundown begins with lake draining at 8 am in the morning, which is […]

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Samosir Eco Sport Tourism

samosir eco sport tourism

Samosir Eco Sport 2018 will feature Solu Bolon, kayak, and beach volleyball competitions. The event organizer offers decent prizes worth US$ 15,000 (or Rp 200 million, a significant amount in local currency) to attract the participants. The Solon Bolon competition comes in 2 categories, i.e., ten rowers and twenty rowers. The kayaking competition offers single […]

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Gondang Naposo Festival

gondang naposo festival

The Gondang Naposo Festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, 2018. It is a place to find a mate for youngsters who have obtained the blessings of their parents. It’s a unique Batak ethnic ritual used as a medium of introductory as well as advanced talks between matured boys and girls as […]

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GFNY Championship Asia

gfny championship asia

GFNY is a global cycling brand coming to Samosir on September 2, 2018. The island gets chosen as a host because of its unique terrain and the beautiful scenery. There are climbing routes, bends, and straight paths to pass through. Their difficulty depends on the physical ability of cyclists. But what’s more interesting about Samosir is the incredible […]

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