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Ida I Dewa Agung Istri Kanya: Balinese Heroine
Thursday, 21 Apr, 2011 – 7:47 | No Comment
Ida I Dewa Agung Istri Kanya: Balinese Heroine

Indonesian celebrated Kartini Day on 21th April annually. Kartini is a name of Indonesian woman that struggled for women emancipation. Because of her Indonesian women could go to school and their position are not lower …

Pendet Mass Dance To Celebrate Mother’s Day
Saturday, 25 Dec, 2010 – 13:29 | No Comment
Pendet Mass Dance To Celebrate Mother’s Day

1217 women wearing white Balinese traditional costumes flocked Lapangan Puputan-the large monument park- Klungkung on Wednesday (22/12). They brought the dancing tools with them. In this special day, Mother’s Day, they would like to emphasize …

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 …

BALI COMMUNITY FIGHTS TO SAVE STOLEN STATE LAND
Saturday, 7 Aug, 2010 – 13:15 | No Comment
BALI COMMUNITY FIGHTS TO SAVE STOLEN STATE LAND

The community of Nusa Ceningan works together with a collation of local NGOs to seek justice for their stolen land at Bali’s high court
The community of Nusa Ceningan is struggling with a legal battle 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 …

Launching of Kerthagosa Restoration
Sunday, 31 May, 2009 – 16:43 | No Comment
Launching of Kerthagosa Restoration

The Embassy of Italy is proud to announce that in the evening of Saturday, May 30th, 2009, the Embassy of Italy – with the support of the Bupati of Klungkung, the Italian Institute of Culture, …

Bukit Jambul
Friday, 26 Dec, 2008 – 8:57 | One Comment
Bukit Jambul

History:
The name of Bukit Jambul was firstly given during the Dutch invasion in Indonesia by a tourist, who was inspired by a high hill standing on the south of the main road connecting Klungkung regency …

Baris Jangkang: A Baris Dance From Nusa Penida
Sunday, 10 Aug, 2008 – 5:16 | One Comment
Baris Jangkang: A Baris Dance From Nusa Penida

Bali is a paradise for them, who want to enjoy traditional dances, since Bali has various traditional dances to be enjoyed. From sacred dances to social dances or from male dances to female all are …

Nusa Penida : The Golden Egg of Bali
Tuesday, 22 Jul, 2008 – 16:55 | One Comment
Nusa Penida : The Golden Egg of Bali

Not many people know that Bali has a part (district) at south-east side consisting three islands. The biggest one is named Nusa Penida. The smaller island is called Nusa Lembongan and the smallest one is …

Through the Eyes of Researcher: Buddhism in Bali
Wednesday, 21 May, 2008 – 14:57 | No Comment
Through the Eyes of Researcher: Buddhism in Bali

Here is an interesting writing on Buddhism in Bali by venerable S. Dhammika. It is interesting to see the point of view of a Buddhist Monk form outside Bali on Buddhism in Bali.

Much attention has …

Puputan Klungkung
Monday, 5 May, 2008 – 13:28 | 2 Comments
Puputan Klungkung

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Excalibur in Bali
Two Long-Lost Sacred Keris (Swords) Receive a …

Dealing with the Painting
Friday, 2 May, 2008 – 16:26 | No Comment
Dealing with the Painting

Dealing with the painting in Bali is not a simple matter, if you a beginner in this area, your best choice is to acquire a paper booklet on painting. If you are seriously interested in …

Nusa Ceningan’s Sunset
Saturday, 29 Mar, 2008 – 13:29 | No Comment
Nusa Ceningan’s Sunset

Ceningan is the smallest island of Nusa Islands – comprises of Nusa Penida, Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan. Situated between the Nusa Penida and Nusa Lembongan, 20 km from Bali’s south-east coast, Nusa Ceningan can …

Hell a la Balinese
Saturday, 16 Feb, 2008 – 15:16 | No Comment
Hell a la Balinese

Hell from Balinese point of view can be seen in the ceiling of the Kertha Gosa, the traditional courtroom of Gelgel Kingdom in the heart of Semarapura town, Klungkung Regency. I think picture will tell …

The Royal Palace of Buleleng
Friday, 8 Feb, 2008 – 18:30 | One Comment
The Royal Palace of Buleleng

The Royal line of Buleleng, Singaraja is descended from the Son of Dalem Sagening, the King of Gelgel, Klungkung named Ki Gusti Anglurah Pandji Sakti. Pandji Sakti, it is recorded left from Klungkung to establish …

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 …

Barong Kedingkling: A Merry Exorcism
Wednesday, 6 Jun, 2007 – 14:36 | One Comment
Barong Kedingkling: A Merry Exorcism

Barong Kedingkling is a sacred performance of nine masked dancers which derives its theme from Ramayana epic. It has exorcism function. It is performed when there is a pestilence hits the town or before a …

The Origin of Legong
Tuesday, 8 May, 2007 – 11:11 | 2 Comments
The Origin of Legong

The classical legong is first mentioned in the lontar (palm leave manuscript), which deals with King Dewa Agung Jambe from Gel-Gel. This King has three sons, the first was named Sri Aji Wirya Sirikan, who …

Pura Goa Lawah, Bat Cave Temple
Sunday, 22 Apr, 2007 – 5:00 | 2 Comments
Pura Goa Lawah, Bat Cave Temple

Pura Goa Lawah, Bat Cave Temple, lies just three km northeast of Kusamba Harbor and nine km east of Klungkung on the left side of dramatic road paralleling the sea with uninterrupted views of sea …

Arak: National Liquor of Bali
Saturday, 21 Apr, 2007 – 12:43 | No Comment
Arak: National Liquor of Bali

Arak, most popular Balinese traditional liquor is distilled tuak (palm beer), and such it has much higher alcohol content than tuak. Arak is clear and colorless, and has a very sharp, biting taste. Since there …

Kertha Gosa
Tuesday, 6 Mar, 2007 – 16:18 | One Comment
Kertha Gosa

Kertha Gosa, the Hall of Justice is situated at the main road intersection side of the town of Klungkung, 40 kilometers northeast of Denpasar. Kertha Gosa was a building for solving problems concerning security, prosperity, …

Balinese Traditional Court
Thursday, 1 Mar, 2007 – 17:01 | 4 Comments
Balinese Traditional Court

The repugnance of the Balinese against having to appeal in the courtroom was inherited from the feudal era of Bali. The hatred of Balinese against the official high tribunal, the kerta is only a part …

Arja: Balinese Opera, A Step Closer to Extinction
Wednesday, 31 Jan, 2007 – 12:53 | No Comment
Arja: Balinese Opera, A Step Closer to Extinction

Arja is a kind of Balinese theatrical performance, further development of Gambuh, the oldest theatrical performance in Bali. The word “arja” is derived from the word “reja” means “beauty”. The birth of Arja can …

Kamasan Classic Puppet Painting Style
Wednesday, 4 Oct, 2006 – 16:59 | No Comment
Kamasan Classic Puppet Painting Style

Kamasan is a Balinese village located in the regency of Klungkung that is renowned for the diversity of arts and crafts produced there. Skilled artisans’ turn out goods made from bamboo, wood, iron and even …