BUFFALO RACES: ONE OF THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF WEST BALI Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

BUFFALO RACES: ONE OF THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF WEST BALI

Last week was the final championship of Mekepung “Buffalo Race” for this season. To end up the buffalo race season last sunday, the government invited the competitors to something new: the “Mekepung Lampit” or buffalo race in the mud. The … Read More

FASCINATING MAKEPUNG BUFFALO RACES Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Launching of the 2016 Buffalo races season!

Jembrana’s Buffalo races are one of the major attractions in West Bali. This tradition takes place only during dry season. The racing buffaloes, called Kerbau Pepadu, and their carts have been carefully decorated for weeks by farmers. Wearing silk banners … Read More

A MUST IN WEST BALI: THE JEMBRANA CUP 2015 Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

A MUST IN WEST BALI: THE JEMBRANA CUP 2015

Puri Dajuma is ideally located to enjoy a specific entertainment from the Jembrana regency: the buffalo races, called « Mekepung ». On a basis of two races a week during the dry season, it is great to attend this beautiful … Read More

FASCINATING MAKEPUNG BUFFALO RACES Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

FASCINATING MAKEPUNG BUFFALO RACES

Introduced in Bali by Madurese migrants to celebrate the end of the rice harvest, Makepung is the name of a major grand prix in West Bali, which features racing buffalo races. The competitive races take place on erratic tracks a … Read More

FASCINATING MAKEPUNG BUFFALO RACES Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Governors Cup Race 2013

2013 Buffalo race season will end on November 24th, with the Governors Cup Race.  This racing attraction of pair of buffalos remains preserved by farmer’s communities. The racing is not just to win but more intended to give pride to … Read More

Launching of the 2013 Buffalo races season! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Launching of the 2013 Buffalo races season!

Jembrana’s Buffalo races are one of the major attractions in West Bali. This tradition takes place only during dry season. The racing buffaloes, called Kerbau Pepadu, and their carts have been carefully decorated for weeks by farmers. Wearing silk banners … Read More