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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-…

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…

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 Spirit Festival 2017

Bali Spirit Festival 2017

Bali Spirit Festival will be celebrating its 10th anniversary event from March 19 – 26, 2017. Bali Spirit Festival is…

Sound Healing Bali Joins Fundraiser for Water Rights at the Yoga Barn

Sound Healing Bali Joins Fundraiser for Water Rights at the…

Text by Shervin Boloorian. Image by Arun Joining a world movement to tackle water shortages, Yoga Barn instructors teamed up with…

Ubud Food Festival 2017

Ubud Food Festival 2017

Returning for its third year this 12–14 May, the Ubud Food Festival (UFF) announced today a sneak peek of Indonesian…

Art Exhibition: ADE SATRIA

Art Exhibition: ADE SATRIA

This February, Paradiso Ubud presents multi-talented Balinese artist Ade SATRIA, better known under the name of Ades. Originally from Bandung,…

International Mask Festival 2016

International Mask Festival 2016

ARMA Foundation fully supports and is committed to establish the International Mask Festival (IMF) Ubud 2016 together with Yogyakarta, Solo, and…

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Religious Ceremony

Tumpek Krulut, an Affection Day

Tumpek Krulut, an Affection Day

Denpasar city performs some of dances and play gamelan in Puputan park to celebrate Tumpek Krulut. All gong elements are played…

Kuningan Holy Day

Kuningan Holy Day

Saniscara Kliwon Wuku Kuningan is a day on Bali Calendar system where the Balinese celebrate a holy day called Hari…

Mekotekan Ritual

Mekotekan Ritual

Munggu village in the afternoon, hundreds of men--young and old, walking to the pura Desa (temple of the village). They…

Galungan

Galungan

Galungan is one of the biggest holy day in Bali. Galungan occurs every 210 days. It’s victory celebration of dharma…

Expat Stories

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…

What Is It About Bali ?

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…

Local Stories

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…

Ni Komang Juniasih

Ni Komang Juniasih

When I started to write this story I was sitting in the waiting room of the RSUP Sanglah – Sanglah…