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Mepantigan, Balinese Martial Art

04 March 2010

Basically, mepantigan means to throw or to knock something down. The traditional martial art concentrates on locking and throwing the enemy.

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Balinese Women Are Survivors

23 February 2010

Balinese women are considered to be sturdy in facing the hard life. Doing physical work such as construction worker, carter in the market, and others.

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Has Balinese Architecture Faded?

23 February 2010

Balinese architecture, which is one of Balinese cultural identity, plays a very important role in the joints of Balinese culture.

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Metatah

19 February 2010

Metatah or Mesangih ceremony, this tooth-filing ceremony is held to mark a teenager who has grown up into an adult.

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Cockfight, The Favorite Attraction Yet A Violation Against The Law

19 February 2010

Tajen (cockfight) attractions are generally rooted and entrenched in Bali. It cannot be removed completely and can only be minimized as a tradition.

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Will “Nyoman” and “Ketut” Disappear from Bali?

19 February 2010

This situation eventually led to the rare third and fourth child and the scarcity of the name Nyoman and Ketut to be used among the younger generation of Bali.

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Subak Fossil Remains In Tabanan When It Should Have Been In Repository

19 February 2010

Subak fossil are still remaining in some districts in Bali and they are even preserved as tourist attractions such as in Teges village, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali.

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The Charisma Of Kulkul Bulus Is On The Edge Of Extinction

09 February 2010

the charisma of kulkul (a gong made from bamboo) or to be exact fast-pitched sound of kulkul called kulkul bulus in Bali was strongly felt.

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Clash Of Act, Balinese Societal Behavior And Indonesian Pornography Law

08 February 2010

Bali with all its uniqueness did not realize that the people are in many ways had violated the pornography law materials. Things that are considered taboo.

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Lunar New Year in Bali

08 February 2010

Lunar New Year celebration is important for the people of China. In its country of origin the celebration is known as the spring festival.

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