A number of artists were Dance of Dewi (Goddess) Saraswati at Culture Festival IX Badung Regency 2015 in Mangupura, Bali, Sunday. The festival, which was held for 16 days involving hundreds of artists from six districts in an effort to boost tourism and the preservation of arts and culture in the area. Photograph by The […]

At Banjar Nyuh Kuning, Desa Mas, Ubud, Robin Teresa Jehle who is better known as Ibu Robin Lim is devoting his life as a midwife in prenatal care at the same time offering safe and healthy childbirth assistance for women for free. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT.

  Some residents watched the cremation ceremony in a mass cremation ceremony in the village of Bona, Gianyar, Bali, on Saturday. A total of 80 bodies were cremated simultaneously. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT.

Dance performance at the opening of the 37th Bali Arts Festival (PKB) in Puputan Margarana Field, Denpasar, Bali, on Saturday. A number of art activities such as exhibitions, performances, competitions, parades, and gatherings will be held for a month in this annual event. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT.

Two kids attacked each other using thorny pandanus leaves in the Mekaré- kare or Pandan War tradition at Tenganan Pegringsingan village, Karangasem Regency, Bali, on Monday. The annual tradition is a form of tribute to the God of War, which are believed to prevent the village from any disaster. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT.

Hundreds of people lined up to cleanse themselves with water at the Banyu Pinaruh ceremony in Tirta Empul temple, Tampaksiring, Bali, on Sunday. Banyu Pinaruh is believed as a good time to cleanse self spiritually. Photograph by The Bali Times/ANT

Serginho Laus, professional Bore Rider, 2 times world record in Guinness Book after surfing the longest wave in to the Amazon river, enjoyed the barrels of Uluwatu. Read full article Bali – The Surfers’ Paradise. (Photograph by (Likoska/The Bali Times))

Hundreds of Balinese Hindus carried the sacred objects to the spring in the Melasti ceremony at Besakih Temple, Karangasem Regency, Bali, on Wednesday. The ritual is held for purification of sacred objects, humans and the nature before the worship ceremony is held that centered in Bali’s largest temple. (The Bali Times/ANT)