April 10, 1815, Mount Tambora in West Nusa Tenggara erupted with a very powerful, even far more powerful than the eruption of Mount Krakatau in 1883. In 2019, the incident will be the great explosion into its 204th age. To commemorate the eruption of the mountain, the government of West Nusa Tenggara Province will hold a memorial festival called “Pesona Tambora Festival”.

This festival will feature the arts and traditions of Sumbawa Island (Sumbawa, Dompu and Bima) such as coffee festivals, horse races, cultural parades and peak events at Doro Ncanga Tambora, Dompu District.