A unique tradition illustrating intimate relationship between the leader and his subjects built by the Kingdom of Mengwi dynasty since the sixteenth century until now remains to continue. The tradition of farmers in the region of Badung County begins with mendak tirta or picking up holy water when commencing to plant rice, entering dough stage and delivering some crops (suwinih) as an expression of devotion and gratitude of the subak members to Mengwi Grand Palace continues to run in harmony until these days.
Charming and intelligent characteristics of the appearance showed by participants of Jegeg-Bagus Badung 2015 beauty pageant are truly enthralling. They do not only have beautiful and handsome face, but also a purity of heart with a character. It is discernible when they present the slogan while dancing and promoting its own region in three languages namely Balinese, Indonesian and English.
Puri Santrian is delighted to announce that it hosted an exclusive melaspas (inaugural) ceremony on Thursday (Apr. 16) to spiritually bless its new wing. This event was carefully timed so that the wing will be fully in operation for the beginning of the European summer holiday season. Melaspas is a Balinese Hindu ritual that must be performed for any newly built home or structure before it is considered habitable. A purification ceremony essentially brings a building to life through elaborate offerings, prayers and sacred chants by a high-caste priest.
The Tanah Lot Baleganjur Festival will be held on July 3-5, 2015. This cultural activity will involve the baleganjur gamelan troupes from 23 customary villages throughout Kediri subdistrict. In addition to the festival, there are also art performances, exhibition of unique culinary treasures of Tabanan, jewelry craft, handicrafts, clothing, paintings, paraphernalia of Hindu spiritual activities, seselet (waist ornate) and souvenirs.
Bali Zoo carried out a medical check-up to Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) familiarly called Rinjani, Wednesday (May 13). This three-year-old tiger was undergoing a health check up that includes an examination of skin, eyes, ears, teeth and blood sampling in order to determine the physical condition as a whole. It was started with anesthesia and then removal in accordance with the Animal Welfare by Bali Zoo veterinarian, Made Sugiarta.
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