Centennial Celebration of Anak Agung Pandji Tisna

On February 11, 2008, the royal family of Buleleng will hold the centennial celebration of Anak Agung Pandji Tisna, the first Balinese writer and also the beloved prince of Buleleng Kingdom. In 1930s, Anak Agung Pandji Tisna was the only Balinese writer that categorized with other Indonesian prodigious writers as Pujangga Baru (New Writer). His novels are Ni Rawit Ceti Penjual Orang (Ni Rawit Ceti, The Men Seller (1935), Ni Sukreni Gadis Bali (Ni Sukreni the Balinese Girl (1936), I Swasta Setahun di Bedahulu (I Swasta, A Year in Bedahulu) (1937), I Made Widiadi, Kembali Kepada Tuhan (I Made Widiadi, Back to God) (1957), and other high quality writings.

Ubud Organic Market supports small businesses - unique in Bali

Home grown and Home made. Each Saturday morning in Pengosekan, just outside central Ubud, 11 small Bali businesses set up their organic produce, healthy foods and products, and greet a wide variety of buyers - locals, expats, pembantus, and tourists.

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Bali Travel News

Bali to hold festivals in support of Visit Indonesia Year
February 4th, 2008

Indonesia’s resort island Bali is expected to organize 17 festivals, 14 of which already approved by the Minister for Arts and Tourism, to celebrate the “Visit Indonesia Year 2008″, according to local media on Sunday.

The festivals were expected to attract tourists to visit Bali, Antara news agency quoted head of the Bali Chapter of the Indonesian Hotels and Restaurants Association (PHRI) Ir Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardhana Sukawati as saying.

The promotion for the events had also been made, he said in Bali.

Oka said his side had set the target of drawing 1.9 million foreign tourists from the events in 2008. The target was set based on the arrivals of 1,664,047 foreign tourists in 2007.

Last year, about 5.5 million foreigners visited Indonesia. The government wanted to have 7 million foreign visitors in 2008.


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Bali Travel Forum


Bali People
January 12th, 2008

The Balinese are just one of Indonesia’s 250 ethnic groups. Like most Indonesians they are a blend of races, with the accent on the deutero-malayan race of Central and East Java, with traces, of Polynesian and Melanesian blood, as well as Indian and Chinese. This genetic back ground explains the variety of radical types seen on the island most Balinese are small hand some people with round delicate features thick black hair long sweeping eyelashes heart shaped lips and warm brown complexions others are darker skinned and straight haired like pacific islanders, or curly haired with flat noses like Papuans.

The Balinese are an extraordinarily creative people with a highly sensual theatrical culture. Culturally, the Javanese lean more toward refinement and modesty, keeping themselves in check in life and art, while the Balinese prefer the headier, flashier sensations – laugh, terror, spicier and sweeter foods. Balinese are more lavish and baroque in their colors and decorations, with more explosive music and fast, jerky dancing.

The first inhabitants of Bali were Austronesian ethnic from Tonkin in South China, they are known as Bali Mula (the true Bali). Around 8th century the great Sage Markandya and 800 of his followers came from Mount Raung in the Basuki area of East Java to settle in Bali, but a pestilence broke and killed most of the settlers. Some years later he returned, this time with only 400 people, from the village of Aga. They performed the ceremony of burying the Five Metals (pancadatu) - gold, silver, iron, copper and precious stone - at a place on the slopes of Mount Agung. This place is now called Pura Besakih. They are settled in the areas around Campuan, Taro, Tegalalang and Payangan and the present temple area of Besakih. These settlers are known as Bali Aga.

The successful establishment of settlers from Aga in Bali led to constant influx of settlers from Java. The most significant influx of Javanese settlers to Bali was arrived at the time when Bali was conquered by Majapahit Empire of East Java. Many Majapahit’s settlers came to Bali, they are known as Wong Majapahit. Early in 16th century Majaphit collapsed, thousands of Majapahit’s scholars, jurist, dancers, painters, craftsman, intellectual, literati and priests came to settle in Bali. This new settlers brought new breath to the Balinese culture.

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February 2008 e-Newsletter


GONG XI FA CAI
To welcome the Chinese New Year 2559 - the Year of the Rat - a special buffet dinner of Chinese delicacies will delight you in the Watercourt Dining Room, surrounded by beautiful tropical gardens and lagoons. In addition, at Pasar Senggol, a traditional Chinese performances, Barong Sai, will entertain you while you dine.



CELEBRATE THE SPECIAL DAY OF LOVE
"You are my funny Valentine, you make me smile with my hearth..."
This Valentine's Day, treat the loved one in your life to the perfect special romantic dinner. Cherish your memories forever with this fabulous evening that will make your day truly special.




ROMANCE IN PARADISE
Specially created for couples to renew bonds of togetherness, indulge your senses in romantic luxury with the Balinese Aroma massage that will relieve tension and restore harmony. Relax and relish joyful togetherness with a bottle of Moet & Chandon champagne, and fresh strawberries and cream for an experience that will remain in your memory long after the treatment has ended.



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