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Radio and Television Stations to Go Silent for 24-Hours on Nyepi Day March 21, 2015

Feb - 10 2015

The chief of the Indonesian Broadcast Commission for Bali (KPID-Bali), Anak Agung Gede Rai Sahadewa, said he will coordinate with TV and radio broadcast stations in anticipation of Bali’s official day of silence – Nyepi Tahun Baru Saka 1937 that falls on March 21, 2015. For a 24-hour period commencing from sunrise on March 21, […]

Dec - 17 2014

Secret Bali:: Behind The Tourist Facade by Jill Gocher with Jean Couteau Published by Now! Bali Publication 120 pages (Courtesy of UWRF) People who are in Bali, either seasonal tourists or contented expats, may eventually realize that the island has partly turned superficial — with the growing presence of lavish restaurants and shops, luxurious hotels […]

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Sep - 02 2014

We’ve Got Rhythm! The iconic Kecak dance, performed by large groups of shirtless men chanting in rhythmic counterpoint as other dances presents scenes from the ancient Mahabrata, is a staple of the Balinese dance repetroire that is enjoyed by thousands of Bali visitors each day. Performed by groups of tens or more men – oftentimes […]

Aug - 22 2014

Not a day goes by without a taxi driver calling me to ask for directions to Villa Sabandari. In Bahasa Indonesia of course. In the beginning I used to ask ‘Maaf Pak, bisa bicara pelan pelan ya? Saya tidak bisa bicara Bahasa Indonesia baik baik’, meaning ‘Sorry Sir, can you speak slowly? I do not […]

Aug - 05 2014

  Spectacular New Balinese Dance Performance Presented Four Nights Per Week at Bali Culture Center in Nyuh Kuning, Ubud Adding to the growing number of spectacular dance and stage performances available to Bali visitors, the Bali Culture Center (BCC) in Nyuh Kuning Ubud now presents a rare and mesmerizing presentation of the Tektok Dance four […]

Jun - 22 2014

I Wayan Juniarta, The Jakarta Post, Ubud, Bali | Archipelago | Sat, June 21 2014, 11:17 AM The first-ever comprehensive book on I Gusti Nyoman Lempad, the late Balinese painter, sculptor and architect, was launched Thursday night at the Agung Rai Museum of Arts (ARMA) in Ubud, with poet and journalist Goenawan Mohamad drawing a […]

Jun - 10 2014

Bali Chairman of Tour Operators Association Explains Why the Island’s Most Sacred Temple of Besakih is Absent from Local Tour Activities The Jakarta Post quotes the chairman of the Bali chapter of the Indonesian Tour and Travel Agencies (ASITA-Bali) Ketut Ardana who admits that many tour and travel agencies avoid or limit offering Bali’s Mother […]

Apr - 22 2014

Qatar Airways will commence a new ten-hour non-stop flight service between Doha and Bali starting on July 21, 2014. In October 2014 the non-stop service between Bali and Doha will begin use a new Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Qatar has been operating a successful Doha to Bali service with an intermediate stop in Singapore. Strong demand […]

Oct - 19 2013

  NIEUWS KRANT AVOND ARCHIEF+ TAG OVERZICHT ARTIKEL INDEX Home Krant Opinies De parabel van de ijsventers 19/10/2013 | Stephan Weemaes In een bijdrage op haar blog, treurt schrijfster Ann De Craemer terecht over het heengaan van Joos. Alles moet steeds sneller en flitsender. Trage radio of tv, dat kan niet meer: Joos wordt afgevoerd, Hautekiet moet het stellen met een […]

Sep - 24 2013

Bali’s New Welcome On Thursday, September 19, 2013, PT Angkasa Pura I (PAP-I) began the process relocating all operational aspects of its service to international air passengers to it newly opened international terminal at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport.  PAP-I is the management authority of Bali’s airport. The CEO of PAP-I, Tommy Soetomo proclaimed the massive relocation project a success. […]

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