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The Bali Culture News

The Bali culture is the source of people’s lives that it becomes essential to the identity of its inhabitants, with a completely different way of living compared to the rest of the country. Despite the mass of tourists visit the Balinese people has succeeded in preserving their culture.

Dance and dance is the best way to entertain. Run both the traveler and for the celebrations of festivals in each region. Formerly the dances were linked to religious ceremonies, and although they have not lost at all this reality, its purpose is increasingly distract and amuse the spirit.

The most famous dances are the Bedaya and Serimpi, which danced in central Java.
As always, this culture has gone over time absorbing other cultures customs and adapting to their way of life. Its people are open to people offering a warm welcome to new ideas, but at the same time retain a unique lifestyle marked by their religious traditions, social and cultural rights.

The Balinese calendar

The Balinese are two calendar systems: the Western calendar and calendar Saka.
THE Saka calendar differs from the West in 79 years younger. In this calendar, a month has 35 days a year 420 days. Thus, the date of the new year varies from year to year on the western calendar date

Welcome to Bali

Bali Tourism Board

Welcome to the the Bali Tourism Board, the voice of Bali's tourism industry! As one of the prime tourist destinations of the world, the extraordinarily unique island of Bali virtually ensures a great holiday for backpackers and VIPs alike! From hostels to award-winning world-class resorts, Bali has it all! Come and experience Bali's one-of-a-kind culture and the natural hospitality of her people.

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