Why Should the Internet be Shut Down by Bali’s Gov’ Every Nyepi?
Unless you’re a Bali regular or local resident, chances are, you’ve never heard about Nyepi, AKA Bali’s “Day of Silence”. It’s when, for a full 24 hours, all of the island’s lights must be switched off, transport comes to a halt and everyone must stay at home. Sounds crazy? In our humble opinion, Nyepi is […]
What Makes The Scary Ogoh-Ogoh Brings Excitement For Balinese?
Bali Ogoh-Ogoh is very identical with Nyepi Day in Bali. It can be said that ogoh ogoh is the most interesting event among the series of Nyepi Ceremony. Ogoh ogoh are paraded in the Pengrupukan night, which is a day before the Saka New Year or so called Nyepi Day. Ogoh-ogoh whose appearance is very scary is usually paraded […]
OGOH-OGOH FESTIVAL 2019: WHICH ONE IS THE BEST?
Ogoh-ogoh festival is one of the unique cultures that must be witnessed in Bali. The festival of Ogoh-ogoh itself is a part of tradition in preparing Nyepi Day in Bali. What are they actually? These are giant monster dolls made of light materials: Wood, bamboo, paper, and styrofoam. But nowadays, due to government regulation about reducing the […]