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Ramayana Ballet Video (2/2) Posted by on Mar 25, 2015

Check out the second half of the Ramayana ballet highlights. An army of monkeys does battle with the evil king and his forces, with the monkey general even burning down the entire kingdom. Is there a happy ending? Find out by watching!

Nyepi: Bali’s Day of Silence Posted by on Mar 19, 2015

In a place as popular and bustling as the island of Bali, can you imagine experiencing absolute silence? No noisy motorbikes whizzing by, no TV sets blaring, no gossiping Balinese women chatting away, no beer guzzling backpackers partying on the beach. Absolute silence. This happens once a year on Hari Raya Nyepi, a Hindu celebration for…

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How to Tell Time in Indonesian Posted by on Mar 12, 2015

Learn how to tell time in Indonesian with this simple and easy-to-follow instructional video.

Ramayana Ballet Video (1/2) Posted by on Mar 9, 2015

The Ramayana is one of two ancient Hindu epics, and you can see a ballet performance at the open-air theater near the Prambanan temple in Java. Learn the story and check out some highlights from this amazing cultural show.

The Indian Epic Ramayana in Indonesia Posted by on Mar 3, 2015

When visiting the stunning temple of Prambanan, it’s best to plan your trip for the late afternoon – this way you not only avoid the most intense heat of the day, but also get to stick around for the incredible Ramayana ballet. Outside of the rainy season, the performance takes place in an open-air theater…

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