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Gram of Grass = 8 Years in a Bali Gulag?

A Russian national, Evgenii Voronkin (30), has heard State Prosecutor I Nyoman Triarta Kurniawan demand eight years in prison at his online trial underway in Denpasar for possession of the modest quantity of 1.19 grams of marijuana. According to RadarBali, Voronkin claims the small amount of cannabis was purchased from a man, identified only as Ivan, for […]

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Ogoh-Ogoh Event Nets Middling Support

1 of 122 traditional villages found in the Badung Regency of Bali have created an entry for the island-wide Ogoh-Ogoh contest sponsored by the Province of Bali on 31 October 2020. Ogoh-Ogoh are papier–mâché effigies borne on the shoulder of the young men from different village banjars in Bali who, in the weeks leading up to the Festival, […]

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Bali Limits Access to Parks & Attractions

In response to the sudden surge in COVID-19 cases in Bali, Governor Wayan Koster has limited visits to tourist attractions and public gathering points in Bali to help thwart the coronavirus’s spread and avoid the creation of new clusters of infection. As reported by Detik.com, Bali’s Governor has not only limited visitations to tourism spots but also other areas […]

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Agriculture & Tourism: Friends or Foes?

During a Webinar held on Tuesday, 30 June 2020, a retired, former Deputy of the Ministry of Tourism and the Creative Economy, Professor Dr. Ir. I Gede Pitana MSc, depicted the relationship between tourism and agriculture as a love-hate connection (benci-rindu). Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic effects, many people who once worked in tourism have become “instant farmers” with […]

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Pejeng Kangin Ikat Weaving – by David Metcalf

Ikat Revival: How Covid-19 Brought About the Rebirth of a Traditional Weaving Village

(original post here: https://nowbali.co.id/pejeng-kangin-ikat-weaving-revival/) The weavers of Bali are dusting off their looms in a small traditional village just outside Ubud. In Pejeng Kangin, a long-forgotten artisan craft is coming back.   This is just one of three recent village initiatives. It all started when David Metcalf, a local expat originally from New Zealand, went to […]

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5 Great Ways To Discover The Real Bali

If you’re planning to visit Bali, but, you don’t want to get entangled with the usual tourist traps, or get stuck in the conventional Western fastfood joints or bars, there are other options. A lot of places here offer visitors a great experience of the real Bali. Find here a couple of unique places where […]

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The Bali Culture News

The Bali culture is the source of people’s lives that it becomes essential to the identity of its inhabitants, with a completely different way of living compared to the rest of the country. Despite the mass of tourists visit the Balinese people has succeeded in preserving their culture. Dance and dance is the best way […]

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Agung Rai Fine Art Gallery

Welcome to AGUNG RAI Fine Art Gallery The paintings in this catalog have been selected from the collection of Agung Rai. The entire collection, with works from the early century to the present, gives the viewer an idea of the evolution of Balinese painting in time, and the range of modern art in Indonesia. It […]

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Fire Dance

Dance of Fire (Fire Dance) is Ramayana Dance performance at the end of the show added to the Sang Hyang Jaran Dance performances. This dance is known as a colossal dance monkey dance involving 50 to 150 people dancing to a large extent composed of male players to wear clothing babuletan (fabric that is used […]

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The Monkey Dance Kecak Dance

Kecak dance which is often called “The Monkey Dance” for the tourists in the form of dance drama is relatively new but has become a very popular show / famous and has become a must watch show for both domestic and overseas tourists. Kecak dance scenes have been promoted in several poscard, tourist guide and […]

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Traditional Balinese Dance Performance Program

  Bali is a tourist destination is very popular with budayannya very interesting. Ubud area every night, tourists can watch traditional dance performances Bali.Di several places in Ubud Bali held a variety of dances from various dance studio, usually dance popular among the tourists, among others, namely Legong, Kecak dance, Barong dance, etc. . Tari […]

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Srawung Art, Community Art Culture and Literacy

The existence of cultural arts community and literacy in different regions during this continues to support herself while maintaining the spirit and purpose of dipundaki. Although sometimes tripping step faltered movement and breath, but their presence into custody dock in the middle of the current culture of modernity that continues to undermine this country alone. […]

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Cremation

  Cremation of the dead is perhaps the most important — and often the most colorful — ritual of Balinese Hinduism. A cremation is necessary to liberate the soul of the deceased for the passage into heaven and reincarnation. Due to the cost and the complicated preparations, cremations often occur long after the death of […]

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Function Toss Pura Bali Hindu Community in the Life

Hinduism in Bali is a social community that the religious, which is always closely connected with nature of God (Sang Hyang Widhi Wasa), so many pretend to be found as a place of worship of its manifestations in accordance with Hindu community functions such as pelinggih, penunggun reefs, temples dadia , corrected kemulan, temples and […]

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Hotel Facilities

                                        YOU NEED CHEAPER PRICE WITH HOTEL FACILITIES WAH?? Basically, the hotel provides various facilities and services for the comfort, safety and satisfaction of hotel guests and also for those who use the facility and receive those services. As is known, that the hotel not only provide accommodation, but also food and beverages, as well as […]

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Ceremony Ngaben In Bali

Understanding Ngaben Ngaben generally defined as a cremation, although the etymological origin of the word is not quite right. Besides there is no tradition Ngaben through cremation. Ngaben actually comes from the word “beya” means the provision, namely in the form type that is needed in the ceremony Upakara Ngaben it. Beya said that means […]

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