A Positive Read in The Dark Times of Covid-19

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 14, 2020
As most of us open our feed and read the bad news of the havoc caused by Covid-19 in every part of earth, we have decide to share some positive things that are happening around.Over 300 Covid-19 positive patients have recovered that also include a beautiful 4 months old baby.The beautiful infant was infected with Covid-19 in Kulon Progo, has now fully recovered. The baby was kept in intensive care for two weeks at Wates Hospital and now has tested negative for corona virus.“Thank God the test re...

3 Days Lock down of Nyepi Not moving ahead

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 12, 2020
The initial plan of locking down Bali for 3 days on Nyepi between 18-20 April as a pilot for lock down which was to convince Balinese people to stay at home through religious and solely to avoid using the word lock down to avoid panic has been postponed.It was mentioned that this ‘special Nyepi’ would have not implemented the same rules, i.e. no sound, activities, lights etc, but only required the population of Bali to stay at home and off the streets. The motivation behind this plan was to...

Turning Wine into Sanitizer - The Miracle of Bali

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 11, 2020
The Pharmacists on the Islands of Gods Bali are playing smart in tackling the shortage of anti-corona virus hand sanitizers by recreating their own unique tropical version of sanitizers from thousands of liters of fermented palm wine.This brilliant idea is the brain child of Petrus Reinhard Golose, Bali police chief who says that he was worried that supplies of alcohol based disinfectant may become short in supply as the prices soar for the stock that was left in the market.He managed...

Ideology behind Balinese Masks

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 09, 2020
As the tourism increased in Bali, the demand for cheap souvenirs also increased. Which also made it easy to find the traditional masks of Rangda, Barong, and other mask characters at cheaper prices but of course with compromised quality.In Mas Village of Ubud, Ida Bagus Anom Suryawan is one of the many mask makers and carvers but with an aim of not to make cheap quality compromised masks. For such mask carvers "Quality is far more important than quantity".  A simple belief that if every one is g...

In the Times of Crisis - Lee Man Fong's Bali's Life Art invites Reflection

Category : What's going on in Bali | Posted on Apr 07, 2020
As the world witnesses the never ending escalation of human greed, conflict, corruption, neglect, global disasters and nuclear war. Art becomes increasingly relevant and vital as we head to the time where the apocalypse seems to be knocking at our doorstep.Art is one of the things which we human take refuge to find inspiration, refreshing ourselves and calm our anxieties. Every day it becomes necessary and relevant more than ever.Each time we engage ourselves in art, we look at things through an...

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