A month or so before the D-Day, every village prepares demonic effigies made of papier-mâché and bamboo called ogoh-ogoh. Those are taken by hand to the main island cross sections where they are put to fire while others make noise and play music to chase away the demons for another year. As Dajuma‘s staff comes from 2 villages, there is a kind of soft competition between them by which people are selected to carry the best Ogoh-Ogoh in the area.

Ogoh-Ogoh
Categories: West Bali

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