balinese wedding We love us a Balinese wedding. If you're lucky enough to get invited to one, don't even think twice. It's such a great excuse to get dressed up like a local and experience one of the most importan…
ceremonies In Bali, it seems as though some sort of ceremony is being performed somewhere on the island just about every day. Below is a calender of the ceremonies to be held during the month of August, as iss…
nyepi Nyepi is  a Hindu celebration that sees the island of Bali practically shut down for 24 hours. From 6am on Nyepi Day until 6am the following day, no-one is allowed out on the streets or the beaches …
MEKEPUNG BULL RACE by JAKOP_ISKANDAR, on Flickr The final Mekupung buffalo race of the year in Negara will take place on 17 November 2013. These races were traditionally held to mark the end of the r…
galungan The 10-day period of Galungan is one of the most important religious ceremonies in Bali,  when the creator of the universe and the spirits of ancestors are honored. It's a wonderful time to be visi…
Every year the rice harvest is celebrated in Kapal Village, Mengwi, by throwing rice cakes at each other in one of the largest traditional food fights in the world. Before the fight, local men gathe…
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA ^riza^ by flickr The village of Tenganan Pegringsingan is a unique place of interest as it is home to the Bali Aga people, descendents of the original Balinese.  The community still live by these an…

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