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Events and Festivals in Bali in 2015

(Tourists/expats carrying Ogoh ogoh for the festival the day before Nyepi, Photo: Every year, there are always many events and festivals happening in Bali, from the religious ones to the modern ones. Some people come to Bali not only to see the nature, experience the culture, but also to see and attend some festivals.. read more »


Thank you for 2 Tri Hita Karana Awards for Astadala

Two Astadala’s properties received Tri Hita Karana Awards 2014. (Photo: Astadala receiving Tri Hita Karana Awards) Tri Hita Karana (THK) Award is an award program given by THK association to hotels and tourist attractions in Bali that have been accredited to implement Tri Hita Karana principles which are maintaining great harmonious relationship of spiritual, social.. read more »


Thank you for your support #1 Winner for Best Seafood Restaurant

Pencar Seafood and Grill has been awarded as the Best Seafood Restaurant in Bali. It is such a great achievement for Pencar Seafood and Grill to receive an award as the best Seafood Restaurant in Bali from Now Bali  on Bali Best Restaurant Cafe and Bar Award 2014. Over 37,000 people voted in 20 categories.. read more »


Bali Arts Festival 2014: A Month to Celebrate the Balinese Arts and Performances

(A participant dressed in Balinese costume with a mask (topeng) during the Grand Parade of Bali Arts Festival. Photo credit: Agus Kurniawan) Each year, Bali has an annual art festival that is centered on its capital city, Denpasar. This year, the 36th Bali Arts Festival or known locally as Pesta Kesenian Bali will be held.. read more »


5 Things You Might Not Know about Nyepi in Bali

Nyepi Day, or the day of silence in Bali this year falls on 17 March 2018, or exactly on the last date of the month. Balinese Hindu will flock beaches days before the day to clean the earth with offerings and prayers, while at night, the ogoh-ogoh parade will live up and ignite the island.. read more »


Experience the Balinese New Year (Nyepi) at The Bene Hotel

In the world history, it may only Bali that celebrates its new year by stopping its entire activity in a day full. There is no lavish party on celebrating a new year; instead it’s in total silence for 24 hours. No vehicles are allowed on the road, no activities, and no lights in the night.. read more »


Valentine of Bali: The Legend of Jayaprana and Layonsari

(The steep concrete onto the gravesite of Jayaprana and Layonsari in Teluk Terima. Wild plantation can be seen on the right and left side. Photo credit: Yunaidi Joepoet) It’s Valentine’s day, one of a long live popular tradition celebrated by people around the world. Bali is no exception, as many travelers love to spend their.. read more »


Welcoming 2014 with a New Year’s Eve Celebration at Pencar Seafood & Grill

There is a moment in December when we finally realized that it’s the end of the year already. That fast! Sometimes, the celebration of New Year feels like yesterday when in fact we’re going to face the New Year again in just a few days. This year, we will greet the most celebrated moment once.. read more »