Arash Behzadi Piano Concert at Hotel Tugu Bali

On Friday, 29 April 2022, Hotel Tugu Bali will be hosting a very special cultural event: a piano concert by neo-classical pianist-composer, Arash Behzadi. Taking place in the dramatic Bale Agung lobby of the Hotel Tugu Bali, which has been home to many cultural performances in its day. Here, under the soaring 130-year old wooden

Paon: A Balinese Cookbook Imbued with Culture and Ancestral Recipes

An insightful new cookbook will soon be published that goes beyond just flavours and taste. ‘Paon: Real Balinese Cooking’ takes its readers into the depths of culture and cuisine on the island of the gods, simultaneously exploring recipes and ritual, technique and tradition, ingredients and intuitive cooking. Paon is written by two Balinese locals who

Row for the ROLE Foundation: A Kayak Race from Sanur to Nusa Dua

Taking place on 23 April 2022, ‘Row for R.O.L.E.’ is a community initiative raising funds for Bali’s long-established ROLE Foundation. Sports lovers are invited to join an epic kayak race from Sanur to Nusa Dua, journeying around Bali’s coastline for a good cause! About ROLE Foundation The ROLE Foundation, standing for Rivers Oceans, Lands and


Channeling a Bali Aga Village into Contemporary Fashion

Independent and boutique Indonesian fashion brand, AKSU, presents a collection inspired by the Bali Aga (indigenous Balinese) of Tenganan Pengringsingan village, showcased during Paris Fashion Week 2022, bringing Indonesian culture to a world stage. Tradition and modernity, seemingly at odds with one another, the latter pulling people further away from their origins and roots. However,

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Special Care from Goldenbird

Since the surge of the Delta variant in 2021, Bluebird Group launched the Goldenbird Special Care Service in June 2021 to provide special services to assist people to get quick and appropriate treatment amidst mobility restrictions due to the shortage of ambulances available. When Covid-19 cases once again rise, like they have done with the

Singapore Airlines Officially Resumes Direct Bali-Singapore Flights

At 11.56AM, 16 February 2022, Singapore Airlines landed in Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport, marking the first foreign airline to fly to Bali after the Indonesian government opened Bali to foreign tourism. This inaugural flight was carrying 156 passengers straight from Singapore, 47 of whom were Indonesian citizens and 109 were foreigners. All

Bali’s Biggest Clean Up 2022

On 20 February, 2022, you’re invited to join the sixth year of ‘Bali’s Biggest Clean-Up’, an island-wide trash clean-up of Bali’s beaches, rivers, streets and anywhere in between! Over the last five annual clean-ups, this movement has gathered over 65,000 people in 430 locations on Bali and prevented 155 tons of plastic from entering our oceans.

Bali Island School’s Career Day: Inspiring the Next Generation

From a young age, children already feel the pressure of that daunting question, “What do you want to be when your grow up?” Of course, adults know that careers can fluctuate and there is no fixed answer to this question, but for a young mind eager to discover themselves and dream of their future this

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