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Balinese Dance Posted by on Nov 15, 2017

Dance is a huge part of Balinese culture. Known as tarian Bali in Indonesian, Balinese dance is unique, dynamic, and very expressive. There are several different types of Balinese dance, most of which are closely related to Hinduism. If you’re traveling to the Island of the Gods, taking in a dance performance should be high…

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Balinese Dance in Ubud (Video) Posted by on Nov 8, 2017

Balinese Dance in Ubud (Video)

If you’re hoping to take in a performance of traditional Balinese dance and music, Ubud is the place to be. There are shows every night of the week here in a variety of different venues. From legong, to the Ramayana ballet, to the amazing kecak show plus fire dance, Ubud has it all. See some…

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I Love You, Indonesia Posted by on Feb 29, 2016

I Love Indonesia

I’m in love with Indonesia, and I don’t care who knows it! See why I love this amazing country in this short video, and then tell us why YOU love it! There‚Äôs a lot I love about Indonesia. The landscapes – volcanoes, rice terraces, rushing waterfalls, beautiful mountain sunrises, empty white sand beaches, and amazing…

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Saraswati Day Video Posted by on Dec 3, 2015

The festival of Saraswati in Bali celebrates the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, language, and wisdom. Check out some highlights from a Saraswati celebration at the ARMA Museum in Ubud, put on with BASAbali and full of dance, music, poetry, and more.

Saraswati Day in Bali Posted by on Nov 30, 2015

This past Friday, Bali celebrated Saraswati Day – a Hindu festival dedicated to the goddess of knowledge, creative arts, language, and wisdom. Typically, Saraswati is depicted as a beautiful woman with four hands – the front two are holding and playing a zither, while the rear two hold a holy book and prayer beads. She…

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Kecak and Fire Dance Video Posted by on Sep 29, 2015

One of the most unique and fascinating forms of Balinese dance is kecak. This performance involves upwards of 100 men chanting rather than a traditional gamelan orchestra, and it concludes with a stunning fire dance.

Welcome to Indonesia (Video) Posted by on Jul 15, 2014

Indonesia is an archipelago nation of over 17,000 islands. With a population of over 230 million, it’s also the 4th most populous country in the world. Get to know this fascinating country a bit in this introductory video, and subscribe to the channel and blog for more videos and articles to come!