‘Sang Gunung Menyerahkan Jejaknya Ke Laut’ Exhibition at CushCush Gallery Bali

“Sang gunung menyerahkan jejaknya ke laut”, exhibits an alternative approach to historical archive, Bali’s historical political violence, colonialism, and global tourism through a video art exhibition  On 11 August 2023, CushCush Gallery Bali officially opened the solo art exhibition “Sang gunung menyerahkan jejaknya ke laut” (The mountain gives way to the sea), featuring the selected

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‘MYTHOS: Re-Imagining the Myths of Our Homeland’ Exhibition by Cakravala

From 26 August – 16 September, the Indonesian art platform Cakravala will be presenting a group art exhibition at TITIK Dua Ubud, titled ‘Mythos: Reimagining the Myths of Our Homeland’. Storytelling plays a vital role in Indonesian culture. Originating as an oral tradition, storytellers narrated folktales and mythological figures which were then passed down through

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The Revamped AYANA Farm Reopens with New Guest Experiences

Encompassing two hectares of AYANA Estate’s vast 90-hectare integrated resort, the reconceptualised AYANA Farm has reopened following months of production system and infrastructure improvements. As an organic sanctuary and educational centre that provides the estate with its wide-ranging high-quality produce, AYANA Farm allows guests to partake in traditional sustainable farming methods. The reimagined edible botanical

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Battle of the Baristas 2023 Crowns Indonesia’s Most Skilled and Innovative Barista

After two months of intense competition, Battle of the Baristas 2023, Indonesia’s biggest sustainable and plant-based barista competition crowned its winner during the grand finale event on Friday, 21 July 2023 at Expat. Roasters Surabaya. Following the first online round of the competition on 15 May 2023 and the live semi-finals round which took place

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Summer Solstice Fest 2023: Kuta Social Club Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Mamaka by Ovolo’s premier rooftop pool club, Kuta Social Club, reaches a new milestone as they celebrate their first anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, Kuta Social Club is pulling out all the stops as they present Summer Solstice Fest 2023, a three-day event full of festivities. Taking place from 25 to 27 August 2023, Summer

Slide into Waterbom Bali’s Newly Opened ‘Oasis Gardens’

This August marks the official opening of the highly-anticipated new area at Waterbom Bali, Oasis Gardens, welcoming four new thrilling slides, a new restaurant and an inviting lagoon pool. Since it opened in 1993, this tropical waterpark has retained its reputation as a family-favourite destination in Bali, and what better way to celebrate their 30th


Multi-Instrumental Artist French Kiwi Juice Set to Perform at The Lawn Canggu

Music connoisseurs and concert-goers on the island will be thrilled to know that the renowned French multi-instrumentalist, singer and musician from the city of Tours, French Kiwi Juice (FKJ), is set to perform at the popular leisure destination, The Lawn Canggu, Bali. On Friday, 28 July 2023, The Lawn Canggu presents yet another exciting musical

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Karma Kandara Receives Four Accolades at the Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2023

Perched on the cliff’s edge of Uluwatu, Karma Kandara has long been one of the most renowned five-star luxury resorts in Bali and worldwide. The iconic resort has now reached another milestone by receiving four accolades at the Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2023, setting another benchmark for its hospitality excellence. Established in 2014, the Haute

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French Pianist-Conductor David Greilsammer Set to Perform at Upcoming Padma Musical Concert

Following the highly successful sold-out show of Indonesian-British pianist, George Harliono, Padma Musical Concert returns with another exciting classical music event in collaboration with Alliance Français Bali. The upcoming event will see a spectacular recital featuring French pianist and conductor, David Greilsammer. On Monday, 24 July 2023, David Greilsammer will grace the Plumeria Grand Ballroom

Mapping Bali, a Visually-Captivating New Book by Bruce Granquist

Bruce Granquist is an illustrator, cartographer and author. Other than his artistic works, he is also known for his previous publication, ‘Inventing Art, the Paintings of Batuan Bali’. His new book, Mapping Bali, provides a unique perspective on Bali’s geography, architecture, culture and society through the keen eyes of an artist.  Mapping Bali is the

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Summer Soundwave 2023 at W Bali – Seminyak

The summertime in Bali will get a lot hotter as the W Bali – Seminyak presents its highly-anticipated music-charged annual happening – Summer Soundwave! Renowned for its electrifying annual summer music festivals, the five-star resort is ready to make waves again with its aptly named event, Summer Soundwave, set to be held on Saturday, 15

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