Art Bridge Indonesia Korea

Taking place at ARMA Museum, “Art Bridge: Indonesia-Korea Art Exchange Project” showcases a collection of works by six Indonesian and six Korean artists. This exchange project shows the idea about the two countries who share certain particular similarities in terms of cultural traditions, including aspects that still influence contemporary art. Meanwhile, traditional art is also still practiced by both countries, and strongly influences their contemporary …

What Is It About Bali ?

My contract teaching English in a fishing village in South Korea was coming to a slow end. As I contemplated my future a question arose from the depths of my Being:   “Where do I need to live to become Heaven on Earth?”  I had no idea the meaning of this question; I only felt it true to my life path. Through a series of synchronicities …

Legong Show by Sanggar Pondok Pekak

Watching traditional dances when you are in Ubud is a must as Ubud is well known for its art and culture. Every Sundays at 7.30 pm. Pondok Pekak, a dance troupe from Ubud, performs Legong dance and other favorite Balinese dances. Located at a public hall called Balai Banjar Ubud Kelod, Monkey Forest road, next to the soccer field, you may interest to watch their …

Balinese and Ayurvedic Massage

‘Yogi need not massage’, as one of my Indian gurus told. Really, correct and regular Yoga practice allows ‘massaging’ your whole body from inside, and you are not dependent on outer help of massager anymore. So, I never ask for massage through all my life, and never recommend people to become ‘patients’. However, I communicate and collaborate with many healers and know the matter well …