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BALINESE & INDONESIAN Online Classes Now Available!

The Purnawan I Kadek BALINESE & INDONESIAN Language Classes is now online. They are now organizing the 5th Study Group for learning Balinese and Indonesian language via Zoom Conferencing. This is aimed at helping Balinese students who could not afford to go to school. Purnawan I Kadek obtained his Master’s Degree in the U.S. and […]

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‘We Love Bali’ Program Launched at BSMP

Indonesia’s Ministry of Tourism and the Creative Economy chose The Bali Safari and Marine Park for the launch of its new “We Love Bali” program on Wednesday, 14 October 2020. The program is intended to educate the public while popularizing the Ministry’s Cleanliness, Health, Safety, and Environmental (CHSE) guidelines to facilitate tourism in the new era of pandemic travel. Commenting on the […]

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Kembali 2020: A Rebuild Bali Festival

The 2020 digitalized version of The Ubud Writers and Readers Festival (UWRF) – ‘Kembali 2020: A Rebuild Bali Festival (KEMBALI20) will take place “globally” from a virtual headquarter in Ubud, Bali, 29 October until 08 November 2020. KEMBALI20 will host 100 storytellers and culinary figures who will digitally join intimate discussions and powerful performances from 29 October – […]

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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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Bali to Reinvigorate the Creative Sector

NusaBali quotes Bali’s Deputy-Governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati (Cok Ace), who says Bali loses Rp. 9.7 trillion every month in tourism revenues because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Meanwhile, Bank Indonesia projects that the Economy of Bali will shrink 10.98% in Q3 2020 due to the continuing loss of income from the tourism sector. The Deputy-Governor’s comments were made […]

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Gilimanuk Toll Road Work to Begin Q4 2021

Finance.detik.com reports that the next phase to connect Denpasar and Gilimanuk with a toll road is ready for the bidding process. Bali’s second toll road will cover 95.51 kilometers between the Bali’s western port of Gilimanuk and Mengwi on the outskirts of the Island’s capital of Denpasar. The Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing (PUPR) estimates […]

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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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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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