Celebration of the second anniversary of Villa Kayu Raja took place creatively and full of togetherness last week. It involved the large family of Villa Kayu Raja and management of the neighboring villas filled with a variety of unique activities. It was started with the event entitled Lebak Sari Gather denoting a form of intimacy among the villas at the surrounding of Lebak Sari such as the Macca Villas, The Kunja, The Kahyangan, Cattleya Suite and Centra Taum and Villa Kayu Raja. They performed cleanup activities along the road in front of the villas. “Lebak Sari Gather was a follow up of the regular cleaning blitz that we have done,” said General Manager of Villa Kayu Raja, I Gede Sukarta.
In addition, it was also carried out social activities such as blood donation, free health checkup, fun walk, arm-wrestling contest and welcome drink competition. The Villa Kayu Raja succeeded to come up as the winner of the welcome drink competition. “All the activities pose our efforts to strengthen the friendship and solidarity among the members of Lebak Sari Group,” he added.
Among the activities, the most rigorous and thrilling was the arm-wrestling contest. Other than involving the staff and employees of the villa, Chairman of the Bali Villa Association (BVA) Mangku Suteja was also dealing with his partner the Chairman BVA of Badung Chapter. Besides, it was also graced by foreign tourists who happened to stay at the villa. Amid the activities of welcoming the anniversary, the entire staff and employees of Villa Kayu Raja also carried out piodalan or anniversary of the local shrine. The ceremony coincided with the full moon of the fourth month in Balinese calendar (Oct 19). Such spiritual activity was then ended with enjoying roasted pig delicacy together. “Piodalan at Villa Kayu Raja is based on the concept of Tri Hita Karana containing the Parhyangan (spiritual), Pawongan (social) and Palemahan (environmental) aspect,” said Gede Sukarta. (BTN/015)
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