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Two people fight each other used thorny pandanus leaf at the Mekaré tradition or pandanus war in Dauh Tukad Tenganan Village, Karangasem, Bali, on Tuesday. The tradition was a series of local residents’ prayers as a form of honor to the God Indra or the God of War as well as the God of Prosperity.   Photograph […]

Indian artist performed Alarippu dance at the Indian Consulate participation in the arena of Bali Arts Festival. The typical Indian classical dance depicting a blooming flowers. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT

A possessed residence stuck a dagger into his chest in the tradition of “Ngerebong” at Dalem Pengrebongan Temple, Denpasar, Bali, on Sunday. Tens of people possessed during the that the means to neutralize the negative forces that exist in nature. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT

A young man stood at the top of pyramid-formed sticks in the Mekotek Tradition, at Munggu village, Badung regency, Bali, on Saturday. Full story here. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT

Some tourist watched Ngelawang performance held in Seminyak, Badung Regency, Bali. Ngelawang on Galungan and Kuningan holy day has become an adorable attraction especially when performed in tourism area such as Seminyak and Kuta. Full story here. Photograph by The Bali Times/Juliyus

A number of Balinese Hindus prepared offerings to celebrate Galungan in Ubud, Bali, on Wednesday. Celebration of the victory of Good (Dharma) over evil (Adharma) is filled with worship at the Temple of each indigenous villages across Bali. The Bali Times/ANT

Two tourists carried green turtle (Chelonia mydas) that previously seized by the police from smuggling, to be released at Kuta Beach, Bali, on Wednesday. A total of 12 green turtles and hawksbill turtles smuggled from Sumbawa to Bali, which then released back into the ocean as well as a tourist attraction for tourists. The Bali […]

Some children dressed in traditional Balinese outfit followed archipelago parade at the 39th Anniversary of Taman Mini Indonesia Indah in Jakarta, on Sunday. The cultural parade was followed by 33 provinces with the uniqueness of each region. The Bali Times/ANT