The Melasti Celebration is presented on the day preceding the Nyepi Celebration.The Kecak is a modern Balinese Dance. A large group of men provide the soundtrack by repeating a rhythmic “ke-cak ke-cak” throughout the performance. This performance occurs every night at the sacred Uluwatu temple as the sunsets over the ocean.Throughout the Melasti Festival in Bali, villagers are required to wear their most excellent garments in the midst of umbrellas and bringing flowers, consecrated sculptures and fruits that will be preented when they reach the sacred springs or the sea.
Archive for March, 2008
The Balinese believe that when a person’s soul is at liberty; death is just a passage rite that commences its majestic journey before one’s rebirth in the future age bracket. CREMATION IN UBUDOdalan is a sacred celebration in Bali that depict the shrine’s founding anniversary.
The Balinese considers that our existence here on Earth is merely a phase in the lone continuity of reality that would start at the time of one’s delivery.Topeng (Mask) Sidakarya Traditional Dance at Temple ceremony in Merajan Alit Puri Singapadu Gianyar BaliThe Balinese consider that giving birth is a precious moment that entails the presence of the complete family and the presence of a priest who will summon divine power at the same time as providing support in the delivery of the newborn.
Bali, Indonesia has various celebrations for special events but the religious festivals are the ones given with much importance. Rip Curl introduced a new event formula, mixing up surfing and live music, and creating Indonesia’s first SURF AND MUSIC FESTIVAL, held on Bali’s world famous Kuta Beach on Sunday October 7.Balinese celebrations and ceremonies are usually done in the late afternoons or evenings because the air is cooler at that moment.