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Congratulations to Eka!

Congratulations to Eka!

Putu Eka Rahayu Damayanthi is the eldest daughter of three sisters of our late Indra. Since her early childhood, led by her mother Kadek Anggrayani, herself talented dancer, Eka studied the Balinese dances so beautiful to look at but so

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EXERCISE ON THE BEACH

EXERCISE ON THE BEACH

Every week on Saturday, the children with their teachers come to the beach in front of Dajuma to do exercise. The pupils come from the kindergarden to the elementary school in Pekutatan called TK Harapan 2. They choose this place

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Happy New Year – Selamat Tahun Baru!

Happy New Year - Selamat Tahun Baru!

The New Year Eve at Dajuma did not escape the tradition this year: a wonderful set-up in the garden, 3 orchestras to help our guests discovering the beauty and the diversity of the traditional Balinese music, particularly this vibrating Jegog

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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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