When there is a celebration in a hamlet meeting hall or house compound, joged bungbung is one of few sought after social dances that is used to entertain audience and bring more festivity to the celebration. The name joged bungbung derives from the word joged that means “dance” – joged bungbung dancer is also called…

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Kasta is a position or rank brought from the descendants of hereditary Each. Caste in Bali is divided into 5 namely: 1. Ida Bagus / Ida Ayu (Brahmin) 2. Tjokorda / Agung Gde (Ksatrya) 3. Dewa (Ksatrya) 4. Gusti (Waishya) 5. Jaba (Sudra) Usually the same caste or fam also often called clans, and the…

Ardha Chandra or known as Art Center in Bahasa Indonesia is Taman Budaya also known as Taman Werdhi Budaya located at Kesiman, Denpasar. More precisely is at the southern end of the Nusa Indah street of East Denpasar city. Three access can be taken to reach the area, one is from Sanur taking Jalan Hang…

The Bali Arts Festival is a full month of daily performances, handicraft exhibitions and other related cultural and commercial activities during which literally the whole of Bali comes to the city to present its offerings of dance, music and beauty. On display are trances from remote mountain slopes, forgotten or recently revived village dances, food…

Every religion or culture all over the world has their own way to define and celebrate their new year. For example, the Chinese have the Imlek year and to celebrate it, have, as they called it in their own language, “Gong Xi Fat Choy”. The Moslem societies have their Muharam year, and any of the…