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Ogoh Ogoh Bali

Ogoh Ogoh Bali on Nyepi day 

Bali is very thick with cultural nuances that makes the island paradise is becoming one of the world’s tourist destination.

OGOH OGOH BALI …. what is that.

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Ogoh Ogoh Bali, If you vacation in Bali on March exatly on this year is on March 11th, 2013, May be you can see about this tradition, and you can see the Ogoh Ogoh bali parade in almost all the village in Bali with Bali Driver

Ogoh Ogoh bali “is a masterpiece sculpture depicting Balinese culture personality” Bhuta Kala “and has become an icon in the tradition of ritual that is very important in the welcome Nyepi Day or New Year Saka. Entire Hindu Dharma will be happy to welcome the new year with procession paraded “ogoh-ogoh” that coincided with an idea of what has happened and has been done so far. At the time “Pangrupukan” or a day before Nyepi (Silent day), the events and the procession every year is the same on each Banjar (smaller then village) Bali will compete in terms of making “ogoh-ogoh” as interesting as possible. When making more artistic merit, complicated, and more recently, the “ogoh-ogoh” that is expected to raise the dignity of Banjar made.

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The main function “ogoh-ogoh” Bhuta Kala is a representation made before the celebration of Nyepi (Silent) Day , where “ogoh-ogoh” will be paraded around the rollicking banjar or village at dusk the day before Nyepi (Pangrupukan). According to scholars and practitioners of Hindu Dharma, this procession symbolizes the conviction of the power of human beings and the universe a mighty powerful. That power includes the power “Bhuana Agung” (the Earth) and “Bhuana Alit” (human). In view of philosophy (tattwa), it can deliver power in the universe of living things, especially humans can achieve happiness or destruction. It all depends on the intention noble man, as a creature of God’s most noble in keeping himself and the rest of the world. We are info bali driver will be pleasure if you use our service to accompany you and your Family or friends to see this parade.

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In the teachings of Hindu Dharma, Bhuta Kala symbolizes the power of the universe (bhu) and time (kala) the immeasurable and undeniable. In the embodiment of the statue in question, “Bhuta Kala” was described as being a big scary and generally a giant form (rakshasa). Giant meat-eating is the nation’s human or sometimes as a nation of cannibals and described in “Yakshagana”, a popular art of “Karnataka”. According to Hindu mythology and Buddhist states, the word “rakshasa” has the meaning of “cruelty”, which is the opposite of the word “Raksha” means “peace”. But not all have such cruel giants, such Wibisana, Hiranyaksa, and Hiranyakasipu, who got the blessing of the gods because they worship the god Brahma. According to the Ramayana book outlines, the giant was created from the feet of Brahma. Meanwhile, according to another story, they are derived from a figure Pulastya, Khasa, Nirriti, and Nirrita.

 

In the presence of the procession “Ogoh-Ogoh” which has become a tradition that adds to the appeal is both foreign tourists and the archipelago. Because in addition has a beautiful tourist spots, Bali also has a rich culture which is the mainstay of tourism. Feeling incomplete when tourists visit not see the procession “Ogoh-Ogoh” to welcome Nyepi Day or Bali New Year

More Picture of Ogoh Ogoh

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Bali Arts Festival

About the Bali Arts Festival

Fortunately if your holiday exactly to meet this even so our team of bali driver and tour service with pleasure to accompany you to watch this performance.  An array of traditional and contemporary cultural shows will be presented when Bali holds the one month long Bali Arts Festival in June. It is a full month of daily performances, handicraft exhibitions, and others related cultural and commercial activities during which the whole of Bali literally comes to the city to presents its offerings of dance, music and beauty.

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On display are trances from remote mountain slopes, forgotten or recently revived village dances, food and offering contests, classical palace dances, odd musical performances of kreasi baru (new creations) from the dance schools of Denpasar, as well as contemporary choreography and dance performances from other parts of Indonesia and abroad.

It is a month long revelry that perhaps no other place in the world can put up on such a low budget as the Balinese. Not only is their traditional culture alive and well, but they take tremendous pride in it.

It begins in the villages, where the seka or cultural group are selected and organized at the regency level, vie with each other to perform at the Arts Festival, and thus display in front of a large audience the uniqueness of their village of birth and resting place of their ancestors.

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The Bali Arts Festival is the cultural event of the year, perhaps it would not be too far fetched to suggest that it is the cultural event of Indonesia. The festival is thus a unique opportunity to see local village cultural both “live” and at firsthand. Tourists are warmly welcomed.

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