Archive for the ‘Bali Culture’ Category

Museums - in Denpasar

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Le Mayeur Museum A trace of a Belgian artist, drien Jean le Mayeur de Merpes (1880-1958) who arrived in Bali in 1932, is left in Sanur in the form of paintings. The impressionist who was married to Balinese woman expressed the beauty of Bali, including the local women, on canvas. Location: Sanur [ Read more ]

Meanings - of Island of Thousand Temples

Friday, November 26th, 2010

It is not surprising that Bali is called the island of the thousand temples. Everywhere you see a temple. There are so many temples that the Government does not bother to count them. There are small temples, very small temples with only a very few shrines; there are large temples, very large [ Read more ]

Religious - Festival in Bali

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Religious Festivals Religious festivals include odalan, which signifies the anniversary of a temple’s founding. These festivals last a couple of days to a week. Temples are beautifully bedecked with flowers, palm leaves, flags and bamboo towers, complete with noisy parades, food offerings, [ Read more ]

Like - structure of maya in Mexico

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Candi sukuh (sukuh temple) has a trapezium shape not like the other temple or candi. Analogous,  It looks like structure of maya in Mexico, or Inca in Peru. This temple is controversial, because many statues that has sexual symbolist. Candi Sukuh is located in slope of Mountain Lawu, Sukuh [ Read more ]

Melaspas -

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Story & Philosophies of Melaspas There are many kind of traditional ceremonial in Bali which each of the village has they own way to implement the traditional ceremonial. The philosophies which contained the each of the ceremonial is to implementation the thanks to the almighty god Ida Sang [ Read more ]

Balinese - prays for good product and crop

Friday, November 12th, 2010

This Saturday, 13rd November 2010, Balinese celebrates one holy ceremony which is aimed for good product and crop. It is Tumpek Ngatag or Tumpek Uduh, the day when Balinese Hindu holds a ritual ceremony for plantations. This holy day is devoted to God in the manifestation as ‘Sanghyang [ Read more ]


Thursday, November 4th, 2010

The Commonwealth Bank Tournament of Champions that will start this afternoon (4/11) held a Temple Ceremony at the Pura Taman, Grand Hyatt Bali. Two of the wild card players, Kimiko Date-Krumm and Daniela Hantuchova took part in the ritual ceremony. The tennis players were accompanied by Angelique [ Read more ]

Batu - Bulan Village

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Batu Bulan is located approximately10 km from Denpasar and 17 km from Gianyar city. Batubulan village bordering the village Celuk and Singapadu  have similarities in terms of art, namely the art of dance and sculpture. Based on characteristic on form of its statue Batubulan has its own shape [ Read more ]

History - that left in Blanjong village

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

The place is actuallu adjacent to the main tourist area, yet, out of the many people passing , only a very little number know, that Blanjong houses a precious , genuine – thousand – year old antiquity called prasasti Blanjong. It’s thrilling to know that despite it’s [ Read more ]

Where - You Can Find Bali Dances?

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

1. Barong Suwung                                       (Everyday 9.30 – 10.30) Kesiman                                     (Everyday 9.30 – 10.30) Batubulan Village                  (Everyday 9.30 – 10.30) Br. Abasan Singapadu     [ Read more ]