If you want to know more about Balinese culture without having much time, you can come to Grand Whiz Hotel Kuta. The hotel located on Jalan Kartika Plaza and within the vicinity to Kuta Beach offers a Balinese Night event. It presents a variety of Balinese arts and cultures every Friday night starting at 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.
The Balinese Night does not only present Balinese dance performance, but also the traditional menus that are appropriate with the tongues of all nations. They are starting from (steamed) chicken betutu, twisted satay, assorted vegetables, water spinach with plecing spices and lawar. Besides, there is also seafood soup with an exceptional taste.
Apart from the main menus, it also offers dessert menu consisting of traditional market snacks widely known on this Island of One Thousand Temples. They include the black sticky rice cake, sumping, fried banana, boiled banana cake, pancake and many more. While enjoying the variety of menus, visitors are jazzed up with the performance of Balinese dances by involving the art troupe of local village.
Not only that, the decoration and arrangement of the venue is also designed in such a way by featuring Balinese architecture, so the atmosphere looks really traditional. Intimacy and familial ambience of rural Bali will be felt because the seating is arranged without limit so that everyone can get involved.
Restaurant & Bar Manager, Ida Bagus Dirga, accompanied by Executive Chef Arif Suryadi said the Balinese Night was held to give the opportunity to visitors who wanted to know more closely about Balinese culture, especially the very unique Balinese cuisines that had been much-loved by the world community. “This event is also meant to raise the sales of the restaurant,” he said.
On that account, he explained, the restaurant located in front of the hotel lobby was really packed with Balinese atmosphere, so guests could watch Balinese dance and enjoy the delicacies delightedly. In the future, we will also present a special Balinese traditional drink with health benefits,” he said. (BTN/015)