• Story

    Teaching a Bull to Read

    Teaching a Bull to Read Teaching a Bull to Read         Because of Abunawas’ wits, king Harun often trapped him by giving impossible task. One of the impossible task was Teaching a Bull to Read. He wanted to know whether Abunawas was still really smart by asking him for teaching a bull. (also read : Abunawas and Six Speaking Donkeys)         So one day, King Harun ordered some of his guards to go to Abunawas’ house for asking him to go to the palace. After arriving at Abunawas’ house, they directly meet him.         “Abu, you have to go to the palace…

  • Recreation

    Bull Race or Karapan Sapi from Madura

     Bull Race or Karapan Sapi from Madura. Bull Race or well-known as Karapan Sapi, is a race for a couple of bulls ridden by jockey called “tukang tongko”. The rider stands on what so-called “kaleles”, which then drawn by the bulls. The jockey stands to control the bulls at high speed along the 100 meters of race track for 10 seconds to 1 minute.      According to the story of Madurese, bull race was started by a muslim scholar named Syeikh Ahmad Baidawi, which was known as Prince Katandur, the son of Prince Pakaos, grandson of Sunan Kudus. it was held in Sepudi Island, Sumenep…