July 26, 2021

Mekare Kare Tradition (Perang Pandan) in Tenganan Village, Karangasem Bali

Pandan war is a tradition carried out by the people in Tenganan Village, Karangasem Regency. This ceremony is held once a year on "sasih kalima" or the fifth month in the Tenganan village calendar (around June) and is also a series of the Usaba Sambah celebration.

July 12, 2021

Sampi Gerumbungan Tradition In Buleleng Bali

Sampi Gerumbungan is a unique tradition involving cows carried out by the people of Buleleng Regency. The tradition comes from the activities of Balinese farmers when plowing the fields. These farmers belong to a group called “baga”. This tradition is thought to have existed since the 1910s. This cattle festival is held annually in several areas in Buleleng Regency, usually in August.

June 24, 2021

Siat Sampian Tradition In Bedulu Village, Gianyar Bali

The Siat Sampian tradition is a unique procession held by the community in Bedulu Village, Blahbatuh, Gianyar Regency. The word “siat” means war, while “sampian” means arrangements of coconut leaves or “janur” used during ceremonies. The Sampian is believed to be a symbol of the weapon of Lord Vishnu used to fight evil or Adharma.

June 13, 2021

Mbed Mbedan Tradition In Semate Village (Mengwi), Badung Bali

Mbed Mbedan Tradition is a hereditary procession held by the community in Semate Village, Abianbase, Mengwi, Badung Regency. The tradition is believed as form of respect for the holy man (Rsi) who contributed to the existence of Semate Village.

May 31, 2021

Tipat Bantal War Tradition in Kapal Village, Badung Bali

The tipat bantal war is a hereditary tradition carried out by the community in Kapal Village, Badung Regency. It is a sacred tradition of invoking prosperity for local people's farms. This procession is carried out at the Pura Puseh-Desa, Desa Adat Kapal.

May 20, 2021

Mesabat Sabatan Biu In Tenganan, Karangasem Bali

Mesabat-sabatan Biu is a unique tradition held for recruiting candidates for youth group leaders in Tenganan Dauh Tukad Village, Manggis, Karangasem Regency. The term mesabat-sabatan biu consists of the word "mesabatan" means throwing each other, and "biu" means banana. It is intended for a psychological test for prospective leaders in the village.

May 12, 2021

Tatebahan Tradition In Bugbug Village, Karangasem Bali

Tatebahan is a hereditary tradition carried out by the community in Bugbug Village, Karangasem Regency. This village is one of the oldest villages in Bali with its people who still maintain the traditions and beliefs of their ancestors.

May 5, 2021

Dewa Masraman Tradition In Paksebali, Klungkung Bali

The Dewa Masraman tradition, also known as the Perang Jempana, is a hereditary tradition carried out by the people of Banjar Panti Timbrah, Paksebali Village, Klungkung Regency. It is stated that this unique tradition has existed since 1500. This tradition is held as a form of devotion to the ancestors so that they are always accompanied and given safety.

April 30, 2021

Terteran Tradition in Jasri - Karangasem Bali

Terteran or fire war is a hereditary tradition carried out by the community in Jasri Village, Karangasem Regency, Bali. The Terteran tradition is held in connection with the Ngusaba Dalem ceremony or also known as Aci Muu-muu. This procession is held every two years on Pengrupukan Day, one day before the Nyepi Day.

April 26, 2021

Mekotek Tradition In Munggu Bali

Mekotek or Ngerebeg is a tradition in Munggu Village, Mengwi, Badung Regency, Bali. This unique tradition is held every 210 days (six months in the Balinese calendar), to be precise on Saturday or Saniscara Kliwon wuku Kuningan (Kuningan Day). This is an ancestral tradition that continues from time to time.