Bali Culture Guide

Everything you need to know about Balinese Culture

Bali culture is unique and famous especially for its rich and vibrant arts. Various forms of dance and music have made Bali's arts and culture scene one of the most diverse in the world. Hinduisim as the main religion is the major influence behind its development.

Music, drama, dance and costumes become a feast for the senses during temple festivities. Rites of passage at Balinese family households can almost be seen daily, celebrating the cycle of birth, death and rebirth. Special cultural dates and highlights also mark the calendar, through annual art festivals and local revelries that visitors should check out to make the best of their visit.

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Balinese Dance

Balinese Dance

Dance is the medium through which stories have been told in Bali for generations, the costumes are as elaborate as the Read More...

Temples in Bali

Temples in Bali

Many of Bali's temples are many hundreds of years old and located in beautiful locations. Many have stories to tell Read More...

Bali Calendars

Bali Event Calendars

The Balinese use three types of calendars for one year altogether. Full moons known as 'Purnama' from the end of Read More...

Bali Museums Guide

Bali Museums

Such a rich history gives rise to historical artefacts which need to be housed properly, Bali has numerous museums which Read More...

The Bali Aga

Shut away from the rest of the world until very recently, The Bali Aga have preserved their way of life well. Now Read More...

Bali Events & Festivals

Bali Events & Festivals

Bali has many colourful festivals throughout the year. Most festival dates are based on Bali's two unique calendars and Read More...

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