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Gung Aji Galih, A Star From Serongga
Thursday, 8 Sep, 2011 – 4:24 | No Comment
Gung Aji Galih, A Star From Serongga

Though he learnt how to sing by himself, he is obviously inherited his grandfather’s and ancestors’ talent. His grandfather was a great topeng dancer while other ancestors were the experts in playing Balinese gamelan. And …

Ngusaba Dalem: To Make A Better Place To Live
Tuesday, 9 Aug, 2011 – 7:48 | One Comment
Ngusaba Dalem: To Make A Better Place To Live

Some people who really care about the safety and comfort in using computer will upgrade, defrag, and clean it from viruses regularly. For Balinese, earth is just the same with a computer. For that reason, …

Indiana Jones in Gunung Kawi
Monday, 25 Jul, 2011 – 19:19 | No Comment
Indiana Jones in Gunung Kawi

Gunung Kawi is another tourism attraction besides Goa Gajah which can fascinate travelers with its grandeur monument and history. Gunung Kawi is a complex of Candi (shrine) carved on the cliff face. The 9  Candi …

Experience The Wildlife Adventure at Bali Safari and Marine Park
Monday, 6 Sep, 2010 – 6:21 | One Comment
Experience The Wildlife Adventure at Bali Safari and Marine Park

Bali Safari and Marine Park is located in Gianyar, Bali Indonesia. It is more than just a safari. Bali Safari and Marine Park very active in assisting the protection and conservation efforts on behalf of …

Suryak Oe
Thursday, 17 Jun, 2010 – 17:13 | One Comment
Suryak Oe

The anniversary of temple is a-day-to-day event in Bali but the celebration of temple anniversary that has unique ritual in it does not happen every day.  The anniversary of Pura Dalem (one of three civic …

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 …

Tegenungan Waterfall
Wednesday, 14 Apr, 2010 – 16:14 | One Comment
Tegenungan Waterfall

Bali has a selection of waterfalls that are fun to visit. For many people the idea of hiking through the jungle to a hidden waterfall and taking a cooling swim is the image …

Protest on “Eat, Pray, Love”
Thursday, 22 Oct, 2009 – 6:01 | 2 Comments
Protest on “Eat, Pray, Love”

Bali was taken by surprise; dozens of trucks and transport cars for the final shooting of Hollywood latest project “Eat Pray Love” arrived ahead of the schedule, and lined the rice fields of Banjar Bentuyung, …

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 …

Sendratari Tantri
Friday, 26 Jun, 2009 – 9:00 | One Comment
Sendratari Tantri

Tantri can be classified as an individual genre in Balinese literature, deals mainly with fables; Tantri is similar to Aesop’s fables in Western literature. In its story, the Tantri usually gives moral teaching, promoting good …

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 …

Sanghyang Jaran
Sunday, 18 Jan, 2009 – 7:24 | One Comment
Sanghyang Jaran

Sanghyang Jaran, the Pemangku (temple priest) or a group of chosen men becomes himself the Sanghyang, possessed by ancestral deity, a Gandarwa (celestial soldier) on horseback. The dance is performed in the inner court yard …

A Gambuh Performance in Cristina Wistari Formaggia’s Memorial
Friday, 1 Aug, 2008 – 13:24 | No Comment
A Gambuh Performance in Cristina Wistari Formaggia’s Memorial

On Wednesday, 7/30/08, a memorial ceremony to commemorate the late Cristina Wistari Formaggia, 62, a great dancer and key person behind the Gambuh Preservation Project in Batuan, at her home behind the Ibah Hotel in …

Ubud’s Royal Cremation
Wednesday, 16 Jul, 2008 – 20:23 | One Comment
Ubud’s Royal Cremation

More than 15.000 people witnessed the royal cremation ceremony of the head of Ubud’s royal family. this grand cremation ceremony needed almost three months of preparation, hundreds of workers, exorbitant budget, and tons …

Handicraft Industry in Bali
Wednesday, 28 May, 2008 – 16:50 | 6 Comments
Handicraft Industry in Bali

The proliferation of handicraft industry in Bali, for many people is considered the side effect of tourism. It is true that when the tourism of Bali experienced its darkest moment after the first and second …

Finally, The Real Sanghyang Dedari
Monday, 26 May, 2008 – 16:24 | One Comment
Finally, The Real Sanghyang Dedari

Tomorrow evening, 05/27/08, the real Sanghyang dedari dance will be held in Bukit Buluh Temple, in Banjar Gunaksa (Gunaksa hamlet), Ababi village, Karangasem regency. When I say the “real Sanghyang Dedari” what I refer …

Kite Season Is On
Monday, 12 May, 2008 – 16:29 | One Comment
Kite Season Is On

The kite season in Bali comes early this year, if you look up to the sky of Bali this month you can see dozens of kites fly glide calmly riding the strong east wind. The …

I Wayan Limbak
Wednesday, 7 May, 2008 – 17:12 | No Comment
I Wayan Limbak

Wayan Limbak, a late Balinese dancer which the popularity of his legacy has surpassed his own name, was a Baris (warrior dance) dancer who, along with Walter Spies, created the island’s famous monkey dance or …

Welcome Dance
Saturday, 12 Jan, 2008 – 16:56 | No Comment
Welcome Dance

During the heyday of tourism in Bali around 70s and 80s, the visitors to the paradise island usually had a chance or two to be showered by flowers by a group of girls with golden …

History of Bali
Thursday, 8 Nov, 2007 – 17:35 | No Comment
History of Bali

The first evidences of human appearance in Bali date back to the Stone Age, tens of thousands years ago, with the founding of few artifacts that are believed to be reminiscent of small bands of …

Puri Saron Hotel
Saturday, 21 Jul, 2007 – 6:00 | No Comment
Puri Saron Hotel

Puri Saron is situated in the Madangan village (Gianyar district) near Ubud. From the Bali International Airport it is just a one-hour drive to Puri Saron. The resort was built in 2002 on a beautiful …

Gunung Kawi
Tuesday, 26 Dec, 2006 – 15:31 | One Comment
Gunung Kawi

Apart from its art and culture, the island of Bali is also rich with mystical remains and ancient temples. Many of these sites indicate early traces of civilization and have been preserved for research and …

Ngerebeg (Village Purification Ceremony)
Wednesday, 6 Dec, 2006 – 14:56 | No Comment
Ngerebeg (Village Purification Ceremony)

Ngerebeg is one of many kinds exorcism and purification ceremony that exist in Bali. The Ngerebeg ceremony is usually held in Kuningan day or before a temple festival especially in Gianyar regency. The Ngerebeg ceremony …

Pura Pengukar Ukaran and Goa Garba
Saturday, 1 Jul, 2006 – 10:24 | No Comment
Pura Pengukar Ukaran and Goa Garba

This walk to the Pakrisan River Valley, near the village of Sawangunung, is a total immersion into rural Bali in an area untrafficked by tourists. Start your walk by turning east at the intersection by …

‘Siat Sampian’: A Centuries Old Unique War Performance at Samuan Tiga Temple
Tuesday, 30 May, 2006 – 11:22 | 3 Comments
‘Siat Sampian’: A Centuries Old Unique War Performance at Samuan Tiga Temple

‘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 …

Balinese Culture, Reading The Message From Nature
Thursday, 13 Apr, 2006 – 13:43 | No Comment
Balinese Culture, Reading The Message From Nature

Balinese culture is always interacting with the surrounding environment. Their way of thinking, in order to fulfill the necessities ofthe physical and spiritual aspects of life, is based on the integration of intuitive intellect with …