Tumpek Wayang 22/09/2018

This weekend starting 22/09/2018 marks the final and most sacred day of Tumpek, which takes place over six significant dates during every Pawukon year. Tumpek Wayang is a special day filled with blessings dedicated towards the traditional performing art form of shadow puppetry. Various offerings are made to the equipment and range of character puppets involved in the traditional theatrical art. Tumpek Wayang is one … Continue reading Tumpek Wayang 22/09/2018

Tourists from China are still the Highest Ranking Visitors to Bali

In aircraft movement statistics for the period of January-August 2018, there were 107,338 aircraft in and out of I Gusti Ngurah Rai Airport, both through Domestic Terminals and International Terminals. This amount represents an increase from the same recording period in 2017, where there were 96,723 aircraft served or an increase of 11 percent. As for passenger movements, there were 15,640,887 passengers served in the … Continue reading Tourists from China are still the Highest Ranking Visitors to Bali

Bali to bring in new rules for visiting temples after decline in ‘quality of tourists’ | World news | The Guardian

Visitors posing in bikinis and clambering over sacred Hindu structures prompt authorities to crack down Authorities in Bali have vowed to stop westerners in bikinis posing in front of sacred temples as they lament a decline in the “quality of tourists” visiting the island. Bali deputy governor Tjokorda Oka Artha Sukawati, known as Cok Ace, said the authorities had been concerned by a recent rise … Continue reading Bali to bring in new rules for visiting temples after decline in ‘quality of tourists’ | World news | The Guardian

Ray of Sunshine as Tourists start to return to Lombok’s Gili Islands after Earthquake

Tourists are slowly starting to come back to the Gilis Islands, a group of three white sand islands located around the North of Lombok, extremely popular with holiday goes from all over the world. TANJUNG –  After the Lombok earthquake emergency response period ended, foreign tourists began arriving in Gili Trawangan. They crossed from Bali’s Benoa Harbor directly to Gili Trawangan. “Tourists have started arriving … Continue reading Ray of Sunshine as Tourists start to return to Lombok’s Gili Islands after Earthquake

Asean in good position to seize opportunities Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring: PM Lee, Politics News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

HANOI – Asean is in a good position to seize the opportunities that the Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring, and is already taking steps to do so, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday (Sept 12). He was speaking at the opening plenary session of the World Economic Forum on Asean. During the session, other regional leaders, including Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Vietnamese Prime … Continue reading Asean in good position to seize opportunities Fourth Industrial Revolution will bring: PM Lee, Politics News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

Why Canggu is Bali’s newest hotspot | The New Daily

Right now, the hottest new places in Bali are popping up between the rice fields in Canggu (pronounced Changoo) – a string of fishing villages and beaches on the island’s lower west coast. The following spots provide 10 of the best reasons to go to the ” ‘Gu”. via Why Canggu is Bali’s newest hotspot | The New Daily Continue reading Why Canggu is Bali’s newest hotspot | The New Daily

Balinale to screen over 100 films, open with ‘Sultan Agung’ – Art & Culture – The Jakarta Post

Over 100 short, feature and documentary films from 30 countries will reportedly be screened at the 2018 Bali International Film Festival, also known as Balinale, slated to be held from Sept. 24 to 30. With a focus on the history of the Indonesian film industry, the Balinale will reportedly be opened with Hanung Bramantyo’s film Sultan Agung and closed with Shoplifters, which was helmed by Japanese director Hirozaku … Continue reading Balinale to screen over 100 films, open with ‘Sultan Agung’ – Art & Culture – The Jakarta Post