Residents of Nusa Penida, Klungkung, have made every effort to preserve the marine ecosystem. As seen on Sunday (Oct. 4), local people carried out transplantation or implantation of coral reef on Lembongan Beach.
The series of the Nusa Penida Festival (NPF) 2015 was attended by the Regent of Klungkung I Nyoman Suwirta together with Miss Indonesia 2015 Anindya Kusuma Putri, Miss Tourism Indonesia 2015 Gresya Amanda Maaliwunga, and a number of community leaders.
The staff and employees of the Hotel Neo Kuta Jelantik said prayers together during the piodalan or anniversary of the hotel temple, on Monday (Sep. 28). The ceremony was held on the full moon of the fourth month of the Balinese calendar and took place in togetherness and thankfulness. Hotel staff prepared all the ritual means together such as doing cleanup as well as installing shrine paraphernalia, umbrellas and penjor. The peak of the temple anniversary was not only attended by Hindu employees, but also by employees of other religions in an expression of tolerance.
The Nusa Dua Fiesta (NDF) XIX will be held in Nusa Dua tourist area on October 9-13, 2015. There are five categories to be held namely music celebration, competition, cultural show, exhibition and sport. “The NDF is meant to promote the richness of Indonesian culture through a wide range of diverse performances,” said Chairman of the NDF, Ida Bagus Abdhi, Monday (Oct. 5).
The Nusa Dua Fiesta (NDF) 2015 to be held on October 9-13 features the theme Love, Peace, and Harmony. Although it further highlights the celebration of music presenting famous national and international musicians, traditional music with contemporary touch will also be given the opportunity to show off in this annual event.
One of them is the Cahya Art Studio that will present percussion music of the archipelagic style. This art studio from Denpasar will present six compositions where each of which lasts for about ten minutes. “We will feature archipelagic music accommodating the nuances of diversity,” said Ketut Lanus after a demonstration at the press conference at the BNCC, Nusa Dua, Bali, Monday (Oct. 5).
The Grand Istana Rama Kuta, held the Mebat competition on Saturday (Sep. 26). Various traditional dishes were not only delicious, but also looked very alluring in their presentation. Everything, ranging from lawar, satay and vegetable to beverages are served so to look beautiful and attractive. The participants who were all local hotel employees are not only good at serving hotel guests, but re also good at processing food.
The competition involving nine teams represented every department of the local hotel: housekeeping, kitchen, restaurant, security, front office, accounting, human resources, engineering and bar department. Each team is composed of two to three members, who are required to make lawar and satay. However, the participants are also given the freedom to make their own creations, so that there are also other dishes like jukut ares, komoh, tum (pepes) and desserts including green jelly and kolak or fruit in coconut milk.
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