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L Hotel, Seminyak, Bali
Friday, 29 Jun, 2012 – 11:54 | No Comment
L Hotel, Seminyak, Bali

A STAR IS BORN

L Hotel and Resort SEMINYAK, BALI

Architecturally structured by Popo Danes ,Quinessentially designed by Meriem Hall , Lushly landscaped by Dewa Kusuma

L Hotels & Resorts, the first Quintessential home grown …

Bali Bombing 1 To Be Reconstructed
Thursday, 20 Oct, 2011 – 13:47 | No Comment
Bali Bombing 1 To Be Reconstructed

Especially for Balinese and the victims’ family, bomb terror in 2002 recalls a bad memory of sad night when they lost their family. But for Umar Patek, the suspect of this terror, he must undergo …

Pengerebongan – Ngurek
Friday, 5 Aug, 2011 – 12:34 | No Comment
Pengerebongan – Ngurek

Men from within the crowd begin to trance as a higher spirit invades their bodies. Some of the Men attempt to stab their chests with traditional daggers known as keris. Strangely enough no one is …

Song of Dharma, San Fransisco California
Sunday, 27 Feb, 2011 – 17:07 | Comments Off on Song of Dharma, San Fransisco California
Song of Dharma, San Fransisco California

Your Weekly Dose of Beauty: Series of Song of Dharma, San Fransisco California

SONG OF DHARMA

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Photo courtesy by I Gede Oka Artha Negara & Bagus Mantra & Ketut Manjoel

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Your Special Dose of Beauty: Series of Rejang Asak Beauties
Tuesday, 28 Dec, 2010 – 13:41 | No Comment
Your Special Dose of Beauty: Series of Rejang Asak Beauties

Rejang dance is conducted in slow procession style, the dancers move with extreme grace and delicacy. It is a dignified and elegant affair. Compare to other Balinese dances, rejang is the most dream-like dance, surpassing …

Happy 1st anniversary to all BALI Photography GUIDErs
Tuesday, 9 Nov, 2010 – 9:18 | No Comment
Happy 1st anniversary to all BALI Photography GUIDErs

Dear Members and Fans,
Happy 1st anniversary to all BALI Photography GUIDErs.

Within just one beautiful year, we have been accomplishing quite significant progress. We believe that it is the power of “us” that help us to …

BALI Photography GUIDE
Tuesday, 5 Oct, 2010 – 17:27 | One Comment
BALI Photography GUIDE

Dear Members and Fans,
Thanks for your continous support for Bali Photography  Guide (BPG). We are existing because of your votes. Here are TOP THREE and best pictures of the month from each catagory:
TOP THREE PICTURE:
[BEST …

Pratima
Monday, 6 Sep, 2010 – 7:31 | No Comment
Pratima

Pratima – small stone figures which portray religious personages. These serve as receptacles or vehicles for deified ancestors or the various manifestations of gods during their visits to earth.

The Giant Kites War at Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2010
Monday, 2 Aug, 2010 – 13:54 | No Comment
The Giant Kites War at Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2010

Annually, kites festival is held to appreciate the traditional entertainment –flying kite-that is usually done by the young Balinese. This kite festival is held in many regions in Bali such as Sanur, Kuta, and Tanah …

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 …

Photo Gallery of The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center
Thursday, 22 Jul, 2010 – 4:51 | No Comment
Photo Gallery of The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center

Your Soft Opening Dose of Beauty: The Stones Hotel and Entertainment Center

Face Landscape
Wednesday, 23 Jun, 2010 – 12:40 | One Comment
Face Landscape

Month of June and July in Bali was filled with exhibitions and art festivals. One of them is very interesting exhibition of photographs taken by IB Putra Adnyana (Gustra) entitled ‘Face Landscape’

Bulantrisna Djelantik

Legong Legacy
Saturday, 12 Jun, 2010 – 20:55 | No Comment
Legong Legacy

Photo Exhibition by  I Ketut Widiatmika – Legong Legacy
Inauguration: Thursday, June 10, 2010 at 18:30 pm
To Public: 11 –  20 June 20, 2010 from 10:00 to 18:00 pm
Venue : Bentara Budaya Bali

Aftermath of the Silent Day
Thursday, 18 Mar, 2010 – 13:45 | No Comment
Aftermath of the Silent Day

Nyepi or “silent day” has just passed and right after Nyepi , Bali enter Kadasa the tenth month of Balinese lunar calendar. Kadasa is a special month Balinese since it is believed to …

Melasti, Segara Klotok, Klungkung
Wednesday, 10 Mar, 2010 – 11:18 | 2 Comments
Melasti, Segara Klotok, Klungkung

Nyepi Saka New Year 1932 will fall on Anggara Pon Ukir, Tuesday, March 16, 2010. This series of rituals Nyepi Melasti ceremony begins with the water source (sea and river) by almost all villages in …

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 …

Echo Beach Canggu
Friday, 27 Nov, 2009 – 9:48 | One Comment
Echo Beach Canggu

Echo Beach in Canggu is good destination to spend your sunset time, stunning sunset view, great beach side restaurants and cafes, surfing, great atmosphere and vibes; a nice getaway from hubbub of Kuta and …

Tanah Aron
Monday, 23 Nov, 2009 – 15:05 | 2 Comments
Tanah Aron

Among other things which are named after or have anything to do with Balinese national hero I Gusti Ngurah Rai (i.e. Ngurah Rai International Airport, Ngurah Rai by pass, or Margarana Heroes Burial Park), Tanah …

Food Festival at Kuta Carnival 2009
Monday, 28 Sep, 2009 – 17:05 | No Comment
Food Festival at Kuta Carnival 2009

The last two days of Kuta Carnival were marked with a culinary festival that catered more than 30,000 visitors. Dozens of noted restaurants and cafes located around the Kuta region, such as Queen Tandoor, Papas …

Tony Blair at the Elephant Safari Park, Taro
Friday, 14 Aug, 2009 – 13:45 | One Comment
Tony Blair at the Elephant Safari Park, Taro

British ex Prime Minister Tony Blair, his wife Cherie and children visited the Elephant Safari Park at Taro today. They were welcomed by the park owner Nigel Mason and his son Jian. Nigel, who is …

Usaba Sambah; Mekare kare, Tenganan Pegringsingan
Friday, 12 Jun, 2009 – 8:09 | No Comment
Usaba Sambah; Mekare kare, Tenganan Pegringsingan

Symbolic Mekare kare (duel between two young men, who is respective armed with two pieces of thorny pandanous leaves on the right hand and an armour made of plaited rattan on the left), held at …

Photo News: Tawur Kesanga
Wednesday, 25 Mar, 2009 – 0:00 | No Comment
Photo News: Tawur Kesanga

Photos of Tawur Kesanga ceremony at Puputan square in Denpasar, Sunday, March 18, 2007.

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A day prior to Nyepi, or Balinese New Year, the great Tawur Kesanga ritual is held all over Bali.

Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik’s Memorial
Monday, 4 Aug, 2008 – 12:06 | No Comment
Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik’s Memorial

On Saturday, 2nd August 2008, a memorial ceremony was held in Ujung Water Palace as a tribute to the late Dr. Anak Agung Made Djelantik; son of the last king of Karangasem, founder of Walter …

Photo News: Penjor
Wednesday, 30 Jan, 2008 – 14:06 | No Comment
Photo News: Penjor

If you pass by Jalan Raya Kapal, You will easily find a nice-decorative bamboo pole (Penjor). According Mr. Sunada, he always makes every Galungan different type of unusual Penjor. This time looks like God of …

Makepung Bull Race
Monday, 19 Nov, 2007 – 16:18 | No Comment
Makepung Bull Race

Makepung or bull race is the only spectacular crowd-gather event that is held in Jembrana Regency. Even the regency itself is nick named after this sport event, Bumi Makepung or Land of Bull Race. The …

Pelebon at Puri Agung Peliatan, Ubud
Monday, 25 Sep, 2006 – 16:50 | One Comment
Pelebon at Puri Agung Peliatan, Ubud

Sunday, 24th September, 2006
A crowd of spectators had the opportunity to witness a grandiose Balinese cremation ceremony in Ubud recently. The deceased was Ida Cokorda Istri Rai, daughter-in-law of the King of Peliatan, and the …

Pagerwesi Photo News
Wednesday, 20 Sep, 2006 – 12:58 | One Comment
Pagerwesi Photo News

Photos are taken at Pura Jagatnatha, Denpasar on 20 September 2006.
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Ider-ider
Wednesday, 13 Sep, 2006 – 17:11 | No Comment
Ider-ider

Ider-ider – long, narrow, painted cloth friezes in the traditional wayang style which are hung along temple or bale eaves during festivals. Usually made of prada cloth decorated with gold leaf.
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Iseh
Monday, 11 Sep, 2006 – 17:36 | 3 Comments
Iseh

Just prior to the bridge leading into the town of Amlapura, in a valley of solidified lava, is a road that leads inland to lower slopes of Mount Agung. Joining up with the Klungkung …

Base or Sirih – Betel Chew
Friday, 1 Sep, 2006 – 10:49 | One Comment
Base or Sirih – Betel Chew

Base (Piper betle) the leaf of a species of slightly narcotic pepper. These seeds, when combined with betel nut and lime, are chewed mostly by older people all over Indonesia; the teeth become rust-colored after …

Ringgit
Thursday, 31 Aug, 2006 – 15:20 | No Comment
Ringgit

Ringgit – during Dutch colonial rule, a silver coin worth two and a half guilders. The term is still used on Bali by old people.
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Melukat
Monday, 28 Aug, 2006 – 11:18 | 2 Comments
Melukat

Simple explanation of the ‘Melukat’ is a Hindu’s Balinese way to recharging and purification of spiritual enthusiasm.
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The 3rd Annual Smithsonian magazine Photo Contest
Saturday, 12 Aug, 2006 – 12:40 | No Comment
The 3rd Annual Smithsonian magazine Photo Contest

Congratulations to Grand Prize Winner, Pang Piow Kan of Penang, Malaysia. His image of a sumptuous statue shaded by umbrellas is a photograph of a cremation rite in Bali.

In Bali, Indonesia, cremation is …

Fieldsguns – Puputan
Thursday, 29 Jun, 2006 – 10:33 | No Comment
Fieldsguns – Puputan

Fieldguns in action during the thrust of the Netherlands Indies expedition army to Denpasar. 20 September 1906

Photo source : Museum Bali

Saraswati Day, the Celebration of Knowledge
Tuesday, 21 Feb, 2006 – 12:45 | 2 Comments
Saraswati Day, the Celebration of Knowledge

On Saturday 18th February 2006 the Balinese celebrate Saraswati Day.
Saraswati is the Balinese Goddess of knowledge, wisdom and the arts. She is one of most revered deities that Balinese Hindu’s worship and is depicted as …