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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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Happy New Year! Selamat Tahun Baru!

Happy New Year ! Selamat Tahun Baru!

This New Year celebration has been particularly festive at Dajuma. More than 50 guests enjoyed a delicious typical Balinese dinner served in the garden while 3 orchestras (Jeggog, Gamelan and Gongs) accompanied by Balinese dancers were playing. When midnight approached,

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Jegog Evening

Jegog evening

Jegog instruments were created in Negara in 1912. They became very popular among local people to celebrate the harvest time. Today Jegog are used during wedding ceremonies and Saturday night’s informal meetings among village people. The instruments are made of

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Gamelan evening

Gembalan Evening

Music is a major part of Balinese lifestyle and education. Every village has its own Gamelan orchestra which is accompanied by dancers who practice since childhood. Instruments can not be separated. They are kept by the community and handed on

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