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The Beautiful Way of How the Indigenous People Pick the Leaders for their Families!

Ever heard the puzzle called Kerchang?

The Different Levels of Kerchang
The Different Levels of Kerchang

Kerchang is a traditional puzzle made of rattan. the objective of the game is to take out the string

from the Kerchang and to put it back in afterwards.

In the indigenous custom, the Kerchang is used by the father of the family as to measure the credibility of the future son-in-law before he allows him to take the lead of caring his daughter. The man has to solve all ten levels of the Kerchang to get the blessings of the marriage.

The Kerchang has been gazetted as Malaysia National Heritage under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture Malaysia in the category of traditional games.

We also have made a 30 ft long of one the levels of Kerchang called, Jakrenoi and received the award of Malaysia Book of Records!

The right side is the 30 ft Kerchang. The left side are the picture of how En Raman Bah Tuin make the 30 ft Kerchang.

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