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Ubud Groups Rally to Sound Therapist’s Sacred Music for Peace Campaign

Ubud Groups Rally to Sound Therapist’s Sacred Music for Peace…

Iranian-born vocalist and sound therapist, Shervin Boloorian just launched a new cross-cultural music project to raise awareness about people and…

Breath

Breath

“Do you still often short of breath?”  My mother wrote me.  Bronchial problem attach with me because I was a…

Usaba Sambah Ceremony

Usaba Sambah Ceremony

Usaba Sambah is one of the temple festival ceremony in Tenganan Dauh Tukad village. The ceremony starts from June 23rd…

Bali Arts Festival Schedule 2017 (1)

Bali Arts Festival Schedule 2017 (1)

Bali Art Festival is a biggest annual events of art and culture in Bali. Almost all traditional arts from all…

Bali Arts Festival Schedule 2017 (2)

Bali Arts Festival Schedule 2017 (2)

16. Sunday, 25th June 2017 Time       : 11.00  ( Mid Indonesia Time) Location : Ksirarnawa Hall Program : Workshop on Balinese Offerings-…

Festival Tepi Sawah

Festival Tepi Sawah

A manifestation of our humanity, art talents and expressions in respect of our mother nature. Festival Tepi Sawah (free translate: festival…

Imageinaction 3 Nirguna, Photography Exhibition

Imageinaction 3 Nirguna, Photography Exhibition

Imageinaction 3 : Nirguna is a photography exhibition by student of ISI Denpasar (Institute of Indonesia Denpasar) and Forum Komunikasi…

Bali Blues Festival 2017

Bali Blues Festival 2017

Bali Blues Festival is back. During 2 days on May 26th - 27th. 2017 all Blues lover in the island…

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Religious Ceremony

Odalan at Pura Dalem Puri Besakih

Odalan at Pura Dalem Puri Besakih

Bali is known as an island with a thousand temples. It is easy to find a temple ceremony everywhere at…

Tumpek Wayang

Tumpek Wayang

Tumpek Wayang is a special day filled with blessings dedicated towards the traditional performing art form of shadow puppetry. Various…

Usaba Sambah Ceremony

Usaba Sambah Ceremony

Usaba Sambah is one of the temple festival ceremony in Tenganan Dauh Tukad village. The ceremony starts from June 23rd…

Mekare Kare

Mekare Kare

Wearing traditional attire (sarongs, sash and udeng / headbands) without shirt, two young men stand face to face. With a…

Expat Stories

Biking

Biking

It wasn't until I physically arrived in Bali that I realized my plan to use a bicycle as my primary…

The Sacred Banyan Tree

The Sacred Banyan Tree

From a tiny seed in a fig grows the giant banyan tree. For the Balinese, this majestic tree, with its…

Kundalini Rising in Ubud

Kundalini Rising in Ubud

Ubud, Bali, known by many as one of the eclectic yoga hubs of the world, where seekers flock from all…

Motor Bike Lesson

Motor Bike Lesson

As was part of my mission to acclimate to my new home as quickly as possible, I learned to ride…

Local Stories

Ida Bagus Wiryawan

Ida Bagus Wiryawan

“Cara lama rasa baru, digital ikuti budaya dijaga” (old way new feel, follow digital, keep culture) is a spirit of…

Rudolf Dethu, Musical Activist

Rudolf Dethu, Musical Activist

Rudolf Dethu is renowned as the former manager of the Bali punk rock band Superman is Dead. He is an…

My Grandmother’s Heritage

My Grandmother’s Heritage

My Sundanese grandmother was what some people would call a penyembuh. She was a healer in her heart, and somehow…

Ibu Jero, Cook at the French Cafe Library

Ibu Jero, Cook at the French Cafe Library

Is it right that your original name was Made but that since you married a high cast gentleman, it has…