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.

April 23, 2021

Omed-Omedan Tradition In South Denpasar Bali

Omed-omedan is a festival held by youth groups in Banjar Kaja, Sesetan, Denpasar City. This is a tradition passed down from generation to generation and is held during Ngembak Geni, the day after Nyepi Day. In this tradition, the male and female participants are engaged in a kissing procession, known as the "kissing festival".

April 19, 2021

Gebug Ende Seraya in Karangasem Bali

Gebug Ende is a hereditary tradition in Seraya Village, Karangasem Regency. The tradition is believed to be a ritual to bring down the rain. Gebug Ende begins with a ceremony to ask for activities to run smoothly and provide prosperity for the community.

April 17, 2021

Joged Bumbung Dance Bali

Joged Bumbung is a traditional Balinese dance performance intended as entertainment (secular dance) for the community and tourists. The dance is one of the nine Balinese dances proposed to be the world cultural heritage by UNESCO. It is said that the Joged Bumbung dance originated from Buleleng Regency and is thought to have existed since the 1940s.

April 10, 2021

Barong Brutuk Dance in Trunyan Village, Bali

Barong Brutuk is a sacred performance and can only be found in Trunyan Village, Kintamani, Bangli Regency. It is said that Barong Brutuk is an ancient art and is thought to have existed since Pre Hinduism. Trunyan Village itself is a village at the foot of Bukit Abang, a serene place with beautiful natural scenery and amazing hereditary culture.

April 5, 2021

Barong Asu Dance Bali

Barong Asu is a sacred traditional performing art, a variation of Balinese Barong Dance. The word "asu" is a local term which means dog. Barong is believed to be a mythological creature who has magical powers and always provides protection.

April 3, 2021

Barong Gajah Dance Bali

Barong Gajah as a variant of Barong Dance is a sacred art performance. Barong is believed to be a mythological creature who has supernatural powers and always provides protection to the community.

April 1, 2021

Barong Kedingkling Dance Bali

Barong Kedingkling is one of the Balinese traditional performing arts which is done by a dancer wearing a tapel (mask). This hereditary tradition is still carried out by the people of Gianyar, Bangli, and Klungkung Regencies.