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WELCOME PERFORMANCE

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    Sandya Gita : A Dance for Nirartha the Travelling Sage

    Thousands of eyes peered down onto the stage. The audience’s applause thundered as a choir group made their entrance. As their voices rose up, a cheer broke out. The troop performing were Kerta Mangeswari Jaya Pasti, the ambassadors of Jembrana regency, a municipality in west Bali, and clearly very popular. This particular performance took place […]
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    Manik Jiwa Dance

    The dancers arrived at the stage just like a troop of warriors. Their feet pacing in perfect unison. They were dressed beautifully. Their costume is a...

MAPPING BALI

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    Bali: Paradise Replaced?

    In years past there were several terrorist bombings in Bali which inflicted terrible suffering, they will be remembered as a defining moment in Bali...
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    Conservation Kebun Raya

    As noted in a previous issue, it is not easy to gain access to the forests of western Bali. This area is intended to be a sanctuary for Balinese flora...

SECRET BALI

MYSTERY, MYTH & MAGIC

ART IN BALI

STRANGER IN PARADISE