A resident cleaned Gods and Goddess statue in the ritual of ritual gods washing ahead of the Chinese New Year 2566 at Griya Kongco Dwipayana Temple, Denpasar, Bali, on Thursday. Nearing the celebration of the Chinese New Year, temples in Denpasar began to be prepared as a center of worship. (The Bali Times/ANT)

A number of volunteers of “Mercy Campaign” distributed stickers to motorists to gain sympathy to safe two Australians from death execution of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, in a campaign action in Denpasar, Bali, on Saturday. In the campaign that was also held in Australia, the volunteers appeal to the government of Indonesia to give […]

Americans, Tommy Schaefer (rigth picture) and Heather Louise Mack the accused in the murder of Sheila von Wiese Mack, listening to the indictment of the prosecutor in the first trial at Denpasar Court on Wednesday. Prosecutor charged them with premeditated murder with the maximum of death penalty. (The Bali Times/ANT)

Residents and tourists watched cremation of Ubud’s public figures,  Tjokorda Raka Sukawati at the cremation ceremony in Ubud, Bali, on Tuesday (9/12). The ceremony was witnessed by a  thousands of residents and tourists as well as to pay their last respects.  The Bali Times/ANT

Hundreds of teachers performed Baris Dance in a series of the 2014 National Teacher Day in Denpasar, Bali, on Tuesday (25/11). The activity was followed by 300 teachers throughout the city of Denpasar as a form of creative art and culture at the same time generating the spirit of teachers in improving the quality of […]

A number of dancers performed Sekar Jepun Dance and Mapeed ritual (bottom right) in cultural parade in Mengwi, Badung Regency, Bali, on Wednesday. The cultural arts activities take place October 29 to November 16, to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Mangupura City as the capital of Badung regency. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT

Some residents threw ketupat (rice cakes boiled in plaited young coconut leaves) towards other residents in the tradition of Ketupat War at Puseh Temple, Kapal Village, Badung, Bali, on Tuesday. The annual tradition is held by the local people as an act of gratitude to God Almighty for the fertility of agricultural land and has […]

Two young men beat at each other with a rattan cane in cultural attractions of Gebug Ende at Taman Ujung, Karangasem Regency, Bali, on Thursday. Rattan War is a sacred art from the village of Seraya, Karangasem regency, which usually only held to invoke rain in the dry season. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT