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Galungan celebration

Galungan celebration

A special célébration time began already in Bali, culminating with Galungan Day, this Wednesday, December 17th. Galungan marks the beginning of the most important recurring cérémonies according to the ’210 day Balinese Pawukon Calendar’. The festival symbolizes the victory of

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Traditional weaving looms…

Traditional weaving looms

There is a kind of fascination to observe the patient work of skilled villagers working on traditional weawing looms in Negara,  not far from Dajuma. The bobbin is loaded with a wire already tinted by segments, according to the pattern

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Little Girl and the Statue

Dajuma Little Girl And Statut

Close to the Rama restaurant, in the middle of the lawn,  your eye may be attracted by  a small traditional statue : a women carrying a flat basket on her head. Her location is now a holy place because the

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Wood carving in Bali

Dajuma Wood Carving

For those who appreciate the Balinese Art, it is impossible to remain indifferent to the beauty of the carvings found everywhere around the island. Who not remained fascinated by observing the delicate work of woodcarvers who, with makeshift tools, are

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Welcome Back dear Agung!

Welcome back Agung!

Bali is renowned worldwide for the wealth of its culture, among which dancing is occupying a privileged position. Each village of the island supports as much as possible a dancing group as well as a gamelan or jegog orchestra. This

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Metatah Ceremony

Metatah Ceremony

In the Hindu religion there are 5 great elements belonging to Mother Nature: earth, water, air, fire and space. The humankind being part of it, each of these powers must be strongly linked to the humans, our bones to the

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Bayu, Ayu and Ari celebrated their Mepetik ceremony

Bayu, Ayu and Ari celebrated their Mepetik ceremony

Bayu, one of our restaurant supervisor and the two children Ari and Ayu of our HR Manager Erly went last week through this important ceremony which takes place only one time in their life and called Mepetik. It consists in

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The tradition of floral decoration in Bali

The tradition of floral decoration in Bali

One of the most fascinating tradition in Bali is the preparation of decorative arrangements, generally made from flowers, bamboo and palm leaves. Everybody in a Balinese family is skilled enough to invent these decorations sometimes very complex. They are used

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Tumpek Landep : a sympathetic tradition in Bali

Tumpek Landep : a sympathetic tradition in Bali

Once a year, Hindus in Bali are used to celebrate what we call here the Tumpek Landep. Don’t try to guess what it is, it is just impossible ! The tradition is to  consider that all objects of the daily

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Natacha 6 months stay

Natacha 6 months stay

After several stays at Dajuma in the last 2 years, Natacha, an executive woman from France, decided to make a break in her hectic professional career by staying for 6 months in Dajuma. During this time she got more and

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