Language Matters: A Documentary Screening Fundraising Event for BASAbali 

On Friday, 24 June 2022, in Paradiso Ubud, nonprofit organisation BASAbali Wiki will hold an insightful event: a screening of the documentary feature “Language Matters”, plus a discussion with the film’s host, Bob Holman. This is a fundraising event for the organisation’s continued efforts in preserving the Balinese language. “What do we lose when a

Bali Arts Festival 2022 Begins

On Sunday, 12 June 2022, the Bali Arts Festival kicked off the return of their full live program with an extraordinary parade on the streets of Denpasar, in front of the Bajra Sandhi Monument. This stunning opening event marked the beginning of a month-long celebration of Balinese culture, including art, music and literature, across the

Balinale Film Festival is Back with a Program of 63 Films

The Balinale International Film Festival presents its 15th edition this 9 to 12 June 2022, setting up an extended weekend perfect for cinephiles and movie lovers across the island.  Move aside Netflix, because Balinale is back! The prestigious film festival, which started in 2007, has announced their return to a live program, with four days

Making Bali an International Dining Destination

Confident that Bali’s dining scene has reached world-class standards, the island’s food and beverage industry have banded together and created an association dedicated to promoting Bali as an international dining destination. How Bali is perceived around the world has evolved over time. In just 100 years Bali has gone from rural village scenes to buzzing

‘Bali, 50 Years of Changes’, A New Book by Eric Buvelot and Jean Couteau

An insightful new book has recently been published, ‘Bali 50 Years of Changes’, by Eric Buvelot and Dr. Jean Couteau. As the book’s title suggests, it is an account of the socio-cultural evolutions that Bali has experienced in the last half-century, uniquely presented as a conversation  between Eric and Jean. Originally written in French, the

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