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The Fourth Bali Spirit Festival
Sunday, 27 Feb, 2011 – 9:22 | No Comment
The Fourth Bali Spirit Festival

Early Bird Tickets are Avalaible!
After achieving success in the previous three years, The Fourth Bali Spirit Festival will be held from March 23-27, 2011 in magnificent cultural town Ubud. This event is spiritually charged event …

Join The Crowd!
Thursday, 24 Feb, 2011 – 8:59 | No Comment
Join The Crowd!

This year is the first year, for Youth Association (STT) which belongs to traditional village of Jimbaran to join Ogoh-ogoh competition and Baleganjur orchestra on a day before Nyepi Day.  The committee is believe …

Bali Live! at The Nexus
Friday, 18 Feb, 2011 – 12:52 | No Comment
Bali Live! at The Nexus

The Nexus and Bali Institute For Global Renewal presents a musical celebration of Balinese world fusion, Bali Live! on Saturday, February 26th by the bay in San Francisco. For the first time in …

Bali Airport To Have A Transit Hotel
Friday, 11 Feb, 2011 – 8:19 | No Comment
Bali Airport To Have A Transit Hotel

Bali’s Ngurah Rai airport is under large-scale redevelopment and upgrading to give the customers the best. This configuration will also include the construction of an airport hotel.
According to Kompas.com, Tommy Soetomo, the Director of state-owned …

Bali: Art, Ritual, Performance – Feb 25-Sep, 2011 Asia Art Museum
Monday, 7 Feb, 2011 – 9:16 | One Comment
Bali: Art, Ritual, Performance – Feb 25-Sep, 2011 Asia Art Museum

A European observer in Bali near the end of the nineteenth century described a ritual in which a palanquin was carried to the ocean. It was, he said, “a very fine sight”:
In front …

Indonesian Healing Fair
Tuesday, 4 Jan, 2011 – 15:39 | No Comment
Indonesian Healing Fair

Indonesian Healing Fair
at Desa Seni, A Village Resort on January 22 & 23
CANGGU – BALI, INDONESIA Desa Seni, A Village Resort and the Yoga Panca Maya Foundation will be hosting the …

Siwaratri (Purgatory a la Balinese)
Monday, 3 Jan, 2011 – 5:51 | 9 Comments
Siwaratri (Purgatory a la Balinese)

Today Balinese celebrates Siwaratri, here is the interesting article on last year edition:
Tonight, on the seventh month’s  fourteenth day of waxing moon,  Balinese will celebrate the Siwaratri or the Night of Siwa. This holy day …

Perang Jempana (The Battle of Deities)
Friday, 17 Dec, 2010 – 5:34 | One Comment
Perang Jempana (The Battle of Deities)

Perang Jempana (battle of deities’ effigies) Ritual is held at the Pura Panti Timbrah in Paksebali village, near Klungkung, Bali every 210 days precisely on Kuningan Holyday. This temple is a clan temple of Pasek …

Makotekan (The Exciting Purification Ceremony)
Thursday, 16 Dec, 2010 – 3:57 | No Comment
Makotekan (The Exciting Purification Ceremony)

Many sacred and unique ceremonies and activities are held to celebrate Kuningan holyday, one of them is Makotekan activity. This unique activity can only be found in Munggu village, Mengwi, Badung. Makotekan is performed in …

Penyekeban Galungan (The Beginning of a Battle)
Sunday, 5 Dec, 2010 – 5:00 | One Comment
Penyekeban Galungan (The Beginning of a Battle)

Today, Redite Paing Dungulan, is the day of Panyekeban Galungan, According to Gregorian calendar falls on December 5, 2010. Here is previous article’s featuring that event:
Galungan, a Balinese celebration to commemorate the victory of Dharma …

Invitation To Save The World
Saturday, 4 Dec, 2010 – 13:27 | No Comment
Invitation To Save The World

Heal the world…
Make it a better place…
For you and for me and the entire human race…
(Michael Jackson)

This legendary song will always reminds us to take care of the world. This is the fact human …

2nd International Bali Meditators’ Festival
Friday, 12 Nov, 2010 – 7:26 | Comments Off on 2nd International Bali Meditators’ Festival
2nd International Bali Meditators’ Festival

“Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Living in Peace, Love and Harmony through Meditation”
Many people believe that the world is going to face the doomsday because of natural disasters and wars involving several countries. People are starting to kill …

Festival Tektekan: Mystical Trance Ritual
Tuesday, 19 Oct, 2010 – 8:26 | One Comment
Festival Tektekan: Mystical Trance Ritual

For the sake of better life, Balinese people in each region hold a sacred procession to cleanse and purify the village and the community annually. This sacred ritual featuring drama and dances in Kerambitan village, …

Abhiseka Ratu Puri Agung Klungkung
Tuesday, 12 Oct, 2010 – 2:10 | One Comment
Abhiseka Ratu Puri Agung Klungkung

Hundreds of years ago, some areas of Indonesia were still under the reign of King. Each region in Indonesia has its kingdom for instance: Kasultanan Yogyakarta (Yogyakarta), Kasultanan Gowa (South Sulawesi), Puri Klungkung (East …

Balinale International Film Festival 2010: From Movie Screening to Free Seminar
Thursday, 7 Oct, 2010 – 14:38 | No Comment
Balinale International Film Festival 2010: From Movie Screening to Free Seminar

Are you a movie freak who want to pamper yourself with abundance of prestigious qualified movies from Indonesia and abroad? Or having a great passion in upgrading your talent in making movie? Be ready for …

Expressing Gratitude, Responsibility, and Wish in Gumang Temple
Tuesday, 17 Aug, 2010 – 12:04 | One Comment
Expressing Gratitude, Responsibility, and Wish in Gumang Temple

Every two years, exactly on full moon on Sasih Kapat (the fourth month on traditional Caka calendar), people from four villages in Karangasem, East of Bali, shoulder hundreds of giant roasted pig, walk on the …

Sanur Village Festival 2010
Monday, 2 Aug, 2010 – 6:46 | 2 Comments
Sanur Village Festival 2010

Following our four consecutive successful celebrations, we are proud to announce the return of Sanur Village Festival set for August 4 – 8, 2010 taking place at Segara Ayu beach and Inna Grand Bali Beach …

GEMPITA GIANYAR Festival is Back to Ubud
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 7:29 | 2 Comments
GEMPITA GIANYAR Festival is Back to Ubud

Bali, 26 May 2010, After a successful event in 2007 and 2008, this year GEMPITA GIANYAR will be held again in Ubud on 2-3 July 2010.  In its third year, GEMPITA GIANYAR is held also in appreciation …

Tajen Pura Hyang Api (Cockfighting of Hyang Api Temple)
Monday, 24 May, 2010 – 9:49 | One Comment
Tajen Pura Hyang Api (Cockfighting of Hyang Api Temple)

Hyang Api temple in Kelusa village, Payangan, Gianyar is well known for its deity-protected cockfighting. Hyang Api’s cockfighting is the biggest deity-protected cockfighting event in Bali, involving thousands of gamblers, several arenas, and last for …

Batukaru Temple
Thursday, 13 May, 2010 – 7:00 | No Comment
Batukaru Temple

Pura Luhur Batukaru, a unique sacred mountain sanctuary and royal temple of Tabanan dynasty, situated on the foot of mount Batukaru, 23 km north of Tabanan, built to venerate deities of mountains and lake.

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Dangsil and Siyat Sampyan
Wednesday, 28 Apr, 2010 – 8:27 | No Comment
Dangsil and Siyat Sampyan

Dangsil kind of offerings are made of pastry which arranged in a bamboo container called wakul. The composition of  dangsil consists of white-chocolate cakes and reaches a height of about two meters, on the top …

Nampyog and Siyat Sampian
Wednesday, 21 Apr, 2010 – 19:54 | One Comment
Nampyog and Siyat Sampian

Many interesting rituals that are considered sacred and well known is hold in Samuan Tiga Temple such as Siat Sampian and Nampyog. Based on sacred text it is said during the reign of King …

The BaliSpirit Festival
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 10:15 | No Comment
The BaliSpirit Festival

The BaliSpirit Festival is a leader among a new generation of festivals for the rapidly growing holistic travel marketplace. Combining over 95 yoga, dance and music workshops with nightly world music …

I Wayan Kelo – Kuta maestro passes away
Monday, 8 Mar, 2010 – 15:00 | One Comment
I Wayan Kelo – Kuta maestro passes away

Pelegongan and gender wayang maestro, I Wayan Kelo from Br Pande Mas, Kuta, died on Thursday afternoon at age 70 after suffering a stroke and battling briefly with leukaemia. Kelo was perhaps the most renowned …

Soma Ribek & Sabuh Mas
Tuesday, 2 Mar, 2010 – 12:27 | No Comment
Soma Ribek & Sabuh Mas

On Monday, 3/1/2010, Balinese celebrated Soma Ribek holiday. This holiday is dedicated to the food and prosperity. It symbolizes by the meaning of the word “Soma Ribek” that can be translated into “Full Monday” in …

Mangrove Planting
Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2010 – 16:28 | No Comment
Mangrove Planting

Dear Asita Members,
Asita Bali Chapter invite all members to participate in the program planting and maintenance of 1000 Mangrove tree seedlings  as a manifestation of our concern the preservation of the environment and also supports …

ROCK AWAY BEACH PARTY – Centerstage
Thursday, 7 Jan, 2010 – 16:21 | One Comment
ROCK AWAY BEACH PARTY – Centerstage

Hard Rock Hotel Bali, the leading entertainment hotel in Bali, celebrated New Year’s Eve at Centerstage on Wednesday, December 31st 2009.

Bali to hold second international yoga festival
Saturday, 26 Dec, 2009 – 19:07 | 3 Comments
Bali to hold second international yoga festival

Denpasar (ANTARA News) – Bali-India Foundation will hold another round of International Yoga Festival which will be participated in by some 1.500 Yogis from across the world.
“The second international yoga event will be held in …

Second Bali Airport to Boost Lovina Beach Property Investment
Thursday, 24 Dec, 2009 – 7:00 | 2 Comments
Second Bali Airport to Boost Lovina Beach Property Investment

Indonesian government confirmation of a second airport for the tourist island of Bali is expected to stimulate investment and increase property prices along the north coast of the tropical paradise island.

New face for a familiar place…Puri Saraswati Bungalows
Thursday, 17 Dec, 2009 – 8:05 | No Comment
New face for a familiar place…Puri Saraswati Bungalows

Puri Saraswati Bungalows has recently completed its new lobby. It is elegantly constructed of white Palimanan stone and beautiful carving on the pillars. The lobby is welcoming to guests and has a warm and friendly …

AIDS Day Out – Charity Bazaar
Wednesday, 9 Dec, 2009 – 14:10 | No Comment
AIDS Day Out – Charity Bazaar

Hard Rock Hotel Bali, in honor of AIDS Day conducted a charity event on Saturday, 5 December 2009. In line with our Hard Rock mantra ‘Take Time To Be Kind, Hard Rock Hotel …

Colossal Megibung at Taman Ujung, Karangasem
Monday, 7 Dec, 2009 – 14:34 | No Comment
Colossal Megibung at Taman Ujung, Karangasem

Colossal megibung at Taman Ujung Sukasada Karangasem broke the world record of largest communal eating, 19,768 people participated in this megibung (communal eating) event. The participants came from all over Karangasem regency. The participants of …

Serangan Island: The Island of Charm and Hope
Saturday, 14 Nov, 2009 – 10:08 | No Comment
Serangan Island: The Island of Charm and Hope

The Charm of Serangan Island – Serangan Island Green Festival
Serangan Island, 13–15 November 2009

Serangan Island, on Bali’s south coast, has a diverse environment, society, culture and tourism which for many years has added value to …

Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions
Friday, 30 Oct, 2009 – 6:35 | One Comment
Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions

Former Wimbledon finalist Marion Bartoli, Australian number one Samantha Stosur and US Open semi-finalist Yanina Wickmayer top the list of entries for the inaugural Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions next week. In addition, wild cards …

Nusa Dua Fiesta 2009
Monday, 12 Oct, 2009 – 7:53 | One Comment
Nusa Dua Fiesta 2009

NUSA DUA: Hotel and restaurant owners in Nusa Dua from the Bali Tourism Development Corporation (BTDC) will hold the annual art and culture event, Nusa Dua Fiesta, from Oct. 17 to 21.

Maha Bandhana Prasadha: The Apex of Denpasar’s Art and Cultural Events
Friday, 9 Oct, 2009 – 12:01 | No Comment
Maha Bandhana Prasadha: The Apex of Denpasar’s Art and Cultural Events

Denpasar Municipality holds a grand cultural event entitled Maha Bandana Prasadha. This cultural event is held at Puputan Badung square, from 8th – 10th of Oktober 2009. This event comprises of classical art performances …

Ubud festival for writers, readers begins
Thursday, 8 Oct, 2009 – 7:36 | One Comment
Ubud festival for writers, readers begins

The Jakarta Post ,  Ubud, Bali
More than 80 writers from 23 countries will again bring their inspiring ideas and voices to the annual Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, to be officially opened at the Ubud Royal …

The 2009 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival
Tuesday, 6 Oct, 2009 – 0:41 | One Comment
The 2009 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

Om Swastiastu

The 2009 Ubud Writers & Readers Festival program is gathering momentum, and a rich array of panel sessions, readings, book launches, literary lunches, nighttime gatherings and workshops are coming together at Legong-speed to create …

Tipat – Bantal War / Aci Rah Pengangon
Thursday, 1 Oct, 2009 – 16:51 | No Comment
Tipat – Bantal War / Aci Rah Pengangon

Kapal Villlage is one of traditional village in Bali that is rich with unique culture, customs and traditions, this village is part of Mengwi District in Badung Regency – Bali, that have many interesting and …

Midsummer’s Night Dream
Thursday, 1 Oct, 2009 – 15:33 | No Comment
Midsummer’s Night Dream

What happens when a dancing queen, four teenage lovers, twenty three fabulous fairies and a donkey get lost in a magical forest? Don’t miss this unique opportunity to see Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy a Midsummer Night’s …