Spring of Tirta Empul located in the area of Tampaksiring, Gianyar County, is famous for its uniqueness. The holy water is often used as an option to perform self-purificatory rite or melukat to acquire serenity and clarity of mind as well as inner peacefulness. It has been believed by Hindu community in Bali since the 10th century to the present. On holy days like full moon, new moon and Kliwon, the springs situated on the spiritual tourist area is thronged by many people, starting from local community, those of outside Bali to overseas. They usually come with their relatives and then submerge themselves, clear mind and heart.
The Ngurah Rai International Airport Bali is dedicated for a World Peace Airport. The ceremony was marked by the inauguration of the inscription and the delivery of statue in the form of Sri Chinmoy ‘the Dreamer of World Peace’ in a new garden of the international arrival area, Thursday (Feb 13). This dedication marked the series of the 50th anniversary of the Angkasa Pura.
Richness of culture, the art and local knowledge owned by Kapal village was introduced through a photo exhibition. Various unique activities posing interesting objects were introduced through the medium of photography to general public. The exhibition featuring Rites & Exotic behind the Kapal displayed 25 photos by 20 photographers. The exhibition lasted for three days (Feb 21-23) at Wr. Tegan on Jalan Raya Kapal. Chairman of the committee, Agung Swandisara, said the photography exhibition organized by the Arsa Manu Abdi Dharma youth club of Muncan village, Kapal customary village was very interesting. The melasti tradition held every year by Kapal community should walk along 20 km towards the coast expressed the uniqueness of various angles.
Balinale International Film Festival (BIFF) is an event that provides the opportunity for Indonesian filmmakers to present their work to local and international community. “The work of Indonesian filmmakers can rarely be enjoyed globally as having difficulty in penetrating the international market. To that end, it is necessary to promote them. One of the ways is through the BIFF,” said Deborah Gabinetti, one of the founders of the Balinale International Film Festival, after received by the Head of Badung Government Tourism Office, Cok Raka Darmawan, in the meeting room of the office, Monday (Feb 3).
In fact, the Nature Park of Bukit Sari located at Sangeh village, Badung, or about 20 km north of Denpasar, retains a mystery. The nutmeg forest flourishingly grows in the forest area of 14 acres with approximately 700 inhabitants of monkey has a unique story and is considered to be haunted. Indeed, the nutmeg trees dominate the vegetation in the forest. This kind of plant species is estimated to have reached hundreds of years old. Even, there is a tree of 350 year old. On that account, local people really respect and do not dare to cut down the rare tree.
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Spring of Tirta Empul located in the area of Tampaksiring, Gianyar County, is famous for…