Dance and dance is the best way to entertain. Run both the traveler and for the celebrations of festivals in each region. Formerly the dances were linked to religious ceremonies, and although they have not lost at all this reality, its purpose is increasingly distract and amuse the spirit.
The most famous dances are the Bedaya and Serimpi, which danced in central Java.
As always, this culture has gone over time absorbing other cultures customs and adapting to their way of life. Its people are open to people offering a warm welcome to new ideas, but at the same time retain a unique lifestyle marked by their religious traditions, social and cultural rights.
The Balinese calendar
The Balinese are two calendar systems: the Western calendar and calendar Saka.
THE Saka calendar differs from the West in 79 years younger. In this calendar, a month has 35 days a year 420 days. Thus, the date of the new year varies from year to year on the western calendar date