Hearing the Barong Dance, what coming to our mind must be the Batubulan Village, Sukawati, Gianyar. The village located about 6 km east of Denpasar has become the center of Barong and Calonarang performance. This event is held every day, from the morning till late morning.
Most of the supporting communities belong to a natural artist. In the morning, they play a role as artists, while in the afternoon and other days they work as farmers or craftsmen. It has been undertaken since the 1930s when Batubulan village drew the attention of world travelers due to the existence of the barong performance at Tegaltamu, Denjalan and Pagutan.
One of Bali’s most recognized tourist destinations is Tanah Lot temple. Standing firmly on a rocky foundation just off the beachfront on the Tabanan coastline, Tanah Lot is captured vividly on postcards and travel brochures. The statement was said by Operational Manager DTW Tanah Lot, Toya Adnyana He added that the temple is accessible on foot at low tide and is a destination that still manages to project some of the island’s most appealing views, especially at sunset.
Lovina Festival taking place for three days became the main attraction for the participants of the Sail Indonesia. A total of 50 yachts participating in the Sail Indonesia came from 12 countries and were always present to witness every art presentation. “The scheduled art performances are always thronged by the participants of the Sail Indonesia,” said the Head of Buleleng Culture and Tourism Agency, Ketut Warkadea, on the sidelines of the closing session, Saturday (Sep 27).
Aside from the art performance, the culinary and SMEs both were always visited by many foreign travelers and the people of Buleleng. A participant representative of the Sail Indonesia, Jane from New Zealand, claimed to enjoy every art performance made during the Lovina Festival. “Apparently, the Northern Bali is rich in the art and culture. So, we love and want to travel longer here,” she said.
Trekking path passing through the Alas Kedaton tourist attraction to paddy fields and Kukuh villages will soon be realized. The work starts from the making of revetment and installation of paving block. “This path will start to be worked in mid-December 2014,” said Kukuh headman, I Ketut Budiarta, amidst the measurements of the path, recently.
Monkey Forest Ubud is now equipped with an animal clinic, a place to care for sick or injured monkeys. When any monkeys or other animals get injured, they will be taken into the clinic to get treatment. “Monkeys are playing important role in the monkey forest so that it is attempted to make them always healthy,” said Operations Manager of Monkey Forest Ubud, Nyoman Buana.
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