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Penampahan Galungan
Monday, 21 Oct, 2013 – 9:00 | No Comment
Penampahan Galungan

Penampahan Galungan, is a day before Galungan (a Christmas for Balinese). The word “Penampahan Galungan” derives from the word “tampah” which means “to slaughter” and “galungan” which means victory. So Penampahan Galungan is a day …

Tawur Kesanga: Payment to the Demon
Friday, 4 Mar, 2011 – 4:45 | No Comment
Tawur Kesanga: Payment to the Demon

A day prior to Nyepi, or Balinese New Year, the great Tawur Kesanga ritual is held all over Bali. The word “tawur” literally means, “pay” in a sense of a payment to the bhuta kala, …

Tumpek Kandang
Saturday, 26 Feb, 2011 – 5:47 | One Comment
Tumpek Kandang

Yet another religious occasion will be celebrated on Saturday February 26, 2011 in accordance to the Balinese calendar. This day is known as Tumpek Kandang or Tumpel Uye and offerings are made to honour animals, …

Say “I Do” at Alila Villa Soori
Saturday, 8 Jan, 2011 – 14:13 | No Comment
Say “I Do” at Alila Villa Soori

Lies on a gentle slope between verdant rice terraces and beautiful black-sand beaches overlooking the azure Indian Ocean, Alila Villas Soori is a blissful destination to mark new beginning in your lives. Diverse range of …

The Phalosa: A BeachFront Venue
Sunday, 19 Sep, 2010 – 7:36 | No Comment
The Phalosa: A BeachFront Venue

The Phalosa is situated on absolute beach front within the Batubelig district of  Seminyak, on Bali’s amazing southwestern coast, with a panoramic vista that stretches all the way down to Legian, Kuta, Jimbaran, Uluwatu  on …

On Villa Design in Bali
Monday, 6 Sep, 2010 – 7:15 | 4 Comments
On Villa Design in Bali

Driving through the tourism areas of Bali, you can hardly miss to spot hundreds of villas that have established over the last decade. Take a look on these villas especially their designs while you are …

Blue Moon Villas
Friday, 21 May, 2010 – 5:33 | 3 Comments
Blue Moon Villas

Blue Moon Villas is located in Amed. Amed is approximately 3 hours drive from Ngurah Rai International Airport and the southern resorts of Kuta and Nusa Dua. The Amed area is a series of small …

The Nikko Bali Resort and Spa Completes The Final Phase of Facility Upgrades
Saturday, 10 Apr, 2010 – 4:01 | Comments Off on The Nikko Bali Resort and Spa Completes The Final Phase of Facility Upgrades
The Nikko Bali Resort and Spa Completes The Final Phase of Facility Upgrades

Nikko Bali Resort & Spa has completed the final phase in facility upgrades that started last decade, as part of the resort’s strategic repositioning.

Pande: Master of Metal
Wednesday, 10 Mar, 2010 – 11:00 | 2 Comments
Pande: Master of Metal

In Bali, becoming blacksmiths is not a matter of skill. Although you can learn how to make a steel implement, you cannot be called a blacksmith. The only way to become a blacksmiths is …

Blue Point Bay Villas’ Chappel, Uluwatu – Bali
Tuesday, 16 Feb, 2010 – 5:55 | No Comment
Blue Point Bay Villas’ Chappel, Uluwatu – Bali

Blue Point Bay Villas & Spa is situated at Uluwatu – Bali, on top of the cliff, on the extreme southern shore of Bali. The Blue Point Bay Villas & Spa romantic idea resolved in …

Puri Taman Sari
Saturday, 6 Feb, 2010 – 11:30 | No Comment
Puri Taman Sari

Puri Taman Sari offers you an unforgettable wonderful experience of living inside a traditional royal Balinese house compound with authentic Balinese architecture and nuance. Puri Taman Sari is designed and built based on Balinese ancient …

Villa Flamboyant at Banyuning Amed
Monday, 18 Jan, 2010 – 5:30 | 4 Comments
Villa Flamboyant at Banyuning Amed

“Feels like home” nowadays has become an overused phrase in describing a villa, and many times this phrase become meaningless, but for describing Villa Flamboyant, the phrase “feels like home” get its full meaning. Villa …

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 …

Bali Photography: Balinese Women
Friday, 4 Dec, 2009 – 4:43 | 7 Comments
Bali Photography: Balinese Women

Bali was brought to the attention of the Western world through photography. Krause’s provocative black and white shots of maidens and lads bathing, topless women going about their daily business and posed half naked women …

Aston Legend Villa Sanur
Saturday, 14 Nov, 2009 – 4:19 | One Comment
Aston Legend Villa Sanur

The Aston Legend Sanur is nestled in peacefully quiet Sanur, featuring six private villas with one, two and three bedrooms set in immaculate walled gardens. Each villas has its own private pool, semi outdoor lounge …

A day to remember at Uma Ubud
Thursday, 29 Oct, 2009 – 4:27 | 3 Comments
A day to remember at Uma Ubud

Uma Ubud can arrange a legal marriage, commitment ceremony or simple, traditional Balinese blessing. We frequently use our intimate meditation bale. This has some of Bali’s most soul-stirring views – of the Tjampuhan Valley and …

Good Death from Balinese Point of View
Thursday, 8 Oct, 2009 – 16:24 | No Comment
Good Death from Balinese Point of View

Every culture on the face of the globe has its own view on death, and sometimes it even goes further to define what kind of death that can be called a good death; the manner …

Rainy Season = Wedding Season
Friday, 25 Sep, 2009 – 12:36 | 3 Comments
Rainy Season = Wedding Season

Rainy season finally comes, though a little bit late this year; some say global warming upset the schedule of the seasons but that is totally beyond my capability to comment on so I will just …

Holding a Royal Balinese Wedding
Monday, 21 Sep, 2009 – 16:42 | One Comment
Holding a Royal Balinese Wedding

Royal Balinese Wedding which is usually held by princes and princes of ksatrya caste of Bali is always a spectacular event. The royal Balinese wedding reflects the prestige of the royal family, so the bigger …

Villa Mary
Monday, 7 Sep, 2009 – 5:08 | No Comment
Villa Mary

“Wow, it’s huge” is the first impression Villa Mary gives to you. Established on 3270 square meter of secluded beach of Pererenan village, just 25 minutes drive from Seminyak area. With its wide rice field …

A Balinese Folktale: Tiger and Firewood Collector
Monday, 31 Aug, 2009 – 5:00 | No Comment
A Balinese Folktale: Tiger and Firewood Collector

Once upon a time, a tiger lived in Kadamba forest. All animal were afraid of him since he did not just prey on week animal such as deer, goat or hare but also strong animal …

Buddhist Temple at Kalibukbuk, Buleleng
Wednesday, 19 Aug, 2009 – 12:44 | One Comment
Buddhist Temple at Kalibukbuk, Buleleng

Buddhist faith had its own golden era in Bali; many Buddhist legacies can be found all over Bali and one of them is Buddhist temple at Kalibukbuk in Buleleng Regency. The Buddhist temple at Kalibukbuk …

The Longhouse
Wednesday, 5 Aug, 2009 – 6:01 | 4 Comments
The Longhouse

Sunrise casts a warm glow over the Longhouse as Bali’s purple hued mountains float above sparkling water forming the Longhouse’s spectacular morning view. Sitting on comfy sofas under the high vaulted traditional thatched alang …

Karma Kandara, Uluwatu
Friday, 17 Jul, 2009 – 6:41 | One Comment
Karma Kandara, Uluwatu

Karma Kandara will provide no disappointment in fulfilling the promise of its name. Set atop the sweeping cliffs of Uluwatu, Karma Kandara overlooks what is arguably Bali ‘s most beautiful beach. Kandara is blessed with …

Food for the future, Organic farming takes root in post-bomb Bali
Wednesday, 1 Jul, 2009 – 6:59 | 12 Comments
Food for the future, Organic farming takes root in post-bomb Bali

Food for the future, Organic farming takes root in post-bomb Bali
Graeme MacRae

In the 1990s, the tourism industry in Bali boomed. Many Balinese became rich during this period. But farmers, the traditional upholders of the Balinese …

The Sahita Private Wedding
Monday, 29 Jun, 2009 – 6:00 | 5 Comments
The Sahita Private Wedding

The sheer size of The Sahita lends itself to the concept of private parties, events and weddings. There are several inspiring spaces around the property and its extensive grounds to host a memorable …

Traditional Balinese Children Song
Monday, 29 Jun, 2009 – 4:35 | 4 Comments
Traditional Balinese Children Song

Back in my childhood days, my friends and I used to play traditional Balinese children game called “meong-meongan” or “the cat” game. It is a simple game, derived from the well known theme of a …

Indonesia tourist arrivals on the rise
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2009 – 15:02 | No Comment
Indonesia tourist arrivals on the rise

Indonesia recorded a 1.35% increase in the number of foreign tourist arrivals between January and April of this year, state news agency Antara has reported.
According to data from the country’s Tourism and Culture Ministry, …

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 …

Tumpek Kandang : Balinese Animal Day
Saturday, 6 Jun, 2009 – 13:00 | 2 Comments
Tumpek Kandang : Balinese Animal Day

Today, Saturday, o6/06/2009, Balinese celebrate the “Tumpek Kandang” holiday. This holiday is dedicated to Sang Hyang Rare Angon, the god of all cattle and livestock. On this day Balinese show their appreciation and thankfulness …

Wedding Thriller Dance
Friday, 5 Jun, 2009 – 15:01 | One Comment
Wedding Thriller Dance

Wedding Thriller Dance
That was the best thing I’ve ever seen done at a wedding!
Soooo Coool!!!

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The First International Conference and Festival on the ‘Cultural Identity of Buleleng’
Monday, 1 Jun, 2009 – 17:38 | No Comment
The First International Conference and Festival on the ‘Cultural Identity of Buleleng’

The First International Conference and Festival on the ‘Cultural Identity of Buleleng’ will be held from July 30 until 2 August, 2009 at The Bali Taman Hotel, Lovina Beach. Its aim is to (re-)discover the …

Nights after the Cremation Ceremony
Saturday, 30 May, 2009 – 13:45 | No Comment
Nights after the Cremation Ceremony

Cremation ceremony is a source of joy for Balinese even after the ceremony is over. For three nights after the cremation ceremony the male member of the banjar (hamlet), clan members and relatives that stay …

Requesting for a Child
Thursday, 28 May, 2009 – 21:34 | No Comment
Requesting for a Child

For Balinese couple having a child is essential and should be done as soon as possible since the child will take all parents’ socio-religious responsibilities when he / she gets married. Most Balinese couple who …

Balinese Wedding at Puri Taman Sari
Thursday, 28 May, 2009 – 9:15 | 6 Comments
Balinese Wedding at Puri Taman Sari

Why not married, renew your vow or wedding all over again the most exotic paradise island of Bali? We are pleased to create your dream wedding in our tropical wedding pavilion or outdoor wedding, with …

Tirtha Uluwatu 2
Sunday, 24 May, 2009 – 10:17 | No Comment
Tirtha Uluwatu 2

Enjoy an unforgettable tropical wedding surrounded by your loved ones in the ultimate wedding venue, high above the Indian Ocean on the southern cliffs of Bali. This spectacular location sets the scene for the most …

Siat Sampian (Part 1)
Thursday, 21 May, 2009 – 15:14 | No Comment
Siat Sampian (Part 1)

‘Siat sampian’ or sampian war is one of the oldest Balinese Hindus’ sacred tradition that is performed annually at Samuan Tiga temple in Gianyar. In this war, dozens of premas – or women – worshippers …

Exotic Tropical Wedding at Khayangan Estate
Wednesday, 20 May, 2009 – 13:03 | No Comment
Exotic Tropical Wedding at Khayangan Estate

What could be more romantic than tying the knot with the one you love upon the breezy Khayangan cliff top against the spectacular backdrop of the Indian Ocean. Whether you are planning an intimate sunset …

Tirtha Uluwatu
Tuesday, 19 May, 2009 – 10:59 | No Comment
Tirtha Uluwatu

Your wedding day is a moment so precious, only the finest location will meet the occasion. Set high on the cliffs of Southern Bali, with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, Tirtha Uluwatu is truly …

Through The Eyes of Researcher: Cockfight and Balinese Men
Sunday, 17 May, 2009 – 8:00 | One Comment
Through The Eyes of Researcher: Cockfight and Balinese Men

Here is an interesting excerpt on cockfight and Balinese men taken from Clifford Geertz’s writing entitled “Deep Play: Notes on the Balinese Cockfight”. It will give you an interesting insight on the relation between cockfight …