Legu Gam Festival
Legu gam festival used to be held annually in April to celebrate of the late Sultan Mudafar Sjah The Legu gam festival is the one of the larges and most important celebration on Ternate, in the North Maluku Province. This festival is a folk festival, where the royal of the sultan mingle with the population celebrating the birthday of the Sultan The Sultan than has to perform three important rituals which are the Doru Gam is where the Ssultan visits specific places, Kololi Kie is the procession where the Sultan sets sail around mount Gamalama and Fere Kie is the ritual when the Sultan clims mount Gamalama. Having completed these three obligation the sultan will be entertained with traditional dances. Since the last Sultan of Ternate passed away in February 2015 his family continue perform the ritual together with the local communities.