April 3, 2023

Baris Tunggal Dance at Puri Ubud, Bali-Indonesia

Baris Tunggal Dance Bali is a variant of the Baris dance, created in the early 20th century. The Baris dance itself is thought to have existed since the mid-16th century. It is mentioned in ancient Javanese poetry (1550 AD), there were seven types of Baris dance at the time which were performed at the cremation ceremony (East Java).

Video link: https://youtu.be/bkUg-8UIhLc

February 25, 2023

Oleg Tamulilingan Dance at Puri Ubud, Bali-Indonesia

Oleg Tamulilangan is the work of Balinese artist from Tabanan Regency, I Ketut Marya or known as I Mario. This dance was created in 1952 at the request of John Coast and known as "The Bumblebee Dance".

Link video: https://youtu.be/wJQdap9GnYg

December 22, 2022

Teruna Jaya Dance at Puri Ubud, Bali

Teruna Jaya dance tells the story of a young man who has reached adulthood with strong expressions and behavior to captivate his lover. This dance originates from Buleleng Regency (North Bali), first created in 1915, by dance artist Pan Wandres in the form of "Kebyar Legong", then perfected by I Gede Manik around the 1950s.

Link video: https://youtu.be/PmTHuCour8s

November 11, 2022

Cendrawasih Dance at Puri Ubud, Bali-Indonesia (Final Rehearsal + Performance)

Cendrawasih Dance is inspired by the life of the Cendrawasih bird. In Bali, this bird of paradise is known as "manuk dewata" (bird of the gods). This dance is performed by two female dancers who play male and female birds.

Video link: https://youtu.be/JWfd2PfXbRU

November 5, 2022

Unique Biota, Seagrass and Coral Reefs at Nusa Dua Beach

Seagrass beds are scattered around shallow and sheltered coastal waters. They have long, narrow leaves, growing with rhizome extensions.

Video link: https://youtu.be/7vENgVbtRlU

November 1, 2022

Free-range Chicken Farming (Ayam Kampung) in Bali

Free-range chicken or "ayam kampung" is one type of poultry that is quite popular and widespread in the Indonesian archipelago. The term ayam kampung refers to chickens found roaming freely around villager's houses. The scientific name for free-range chicken is Gallus domesticus.

Video link: https://youtu.be/0WNjop4dYDM

October 26, 2022

Comet Goldfish Mating Behavior In Aquarium

Comet goldfish are attractive small fish. This type is very popular with hobbyists. This fish has an attractive appearance with agile and soft movements.

Video link: https://youtu.be/1dACLI0BuUA

October 25, 2022

Telek Dance Bali Performance

Telek Dance Bali is one of the sacred dances or "Wali". Symbolically, Telek Dance is a guardian or protector of goodness.

Video link: https://youtu.be/1Jmd--IAtgE

March 31, 2022

Wayang Ramayana Art in Bali

Wayang Ramayana is one of the popular shadow puppet arts in Bali by presenting plays from the Ramayana story. This puppet has a fairly long duration of performance of about 3-4 hours.

February 26, 2022

Wayang Parwa Art in Bali

Wayang Parwa is a shadow puppet theater that takes inspiration from the epic Mahabharata (Astha Dasa Parwa). The epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana play a vital role in Balinese tradition and culture.