Culture and Tradition


The real minahasan are believed that they are originate from Lumimuut,who rose up from a rock and gave birth Toar. Mother and son met again after many years of separation and not recognizing each other. They married and their decendants populated the whole region. Minahasan lad and langusges were divided now by the god Muntu Untu at Watu Pinawetengan, a big carved rock on the foothills of Mount Soputan.

Old tradition are still alive in cultural performance and authentic dances.