How the villagers of Pekutatan celebrate Independence Day Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali independence bali

How the villagers of Pekutatan celebrate Independence Day

In August, all Indonesia is keen to comemorate the independence day. Many funny activities were held on this occasion. Having no desire to break with this fine tradition, Pekutatan Village held its own activities, prepared and organised by its villagers. … Read More

BALI MORE BALINESE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

BALI MORE BALINESE

Part of the large Indonesia and its 279 Million inhabitants, welcoming 4 millions foreigners every year, one’s may fear that the small island of Bali could be losing step by step its brilliant culture and traditions. This was before the … Read More

MAKEPUNG: THE AMAZING BUFFALO RACES OF WEST BALI Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali dajuma tours

MAKEPUNG: THE AMAZING BUFFALO RACES OF WEST BALI

Sunday, July 28th, particularly appreciated by our guests, was the second championship of Makepung (Buffalo Race) of this season (the first was held on July 14th). Makepung races become a tradition for Jembrana, the regency of West Bali. There are … Read More

HAPPY GALUNGAN & KUNINGAN Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

HAPPY GALUNGAN & KUNINGAN

Galungan celebration will start in a few days, on July 24th. It happens every 210 days when the ancestral spirits visit the Earth until they return 10 days later for Kuningan on August 3rd. In Dajuma, we are used to … Read More

SELAMAT IDUL FITRI! EID MUBARAK! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

SELAMAT IDUL FITRI! EID MUBARAK!

Like everywhere in the world, Indonesia celebrated last week the end of the Ramadan, called Idul Fitri in this country. After one month of fasting, our muslim staff was happy to celebrate this important event by visiting neighbors and family, … Read More

CELEBRATION OF SARASWATI AT DAJUMA ON MAY 11th Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

CELEBRATION OF SARASWATI AT DAJUMA ON MAY 11th

Saraswati Day is held in honor of Saraswati who is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and learning. The goddess Saraswati is depicted as a beautiful four-armed woman, playing a wina (guitar) and holding up scriptures, often seated … Read More

"Hari Kartini" Indonesian National Day Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

“Hari Kartini” Indonesian National Day

Every 21st of April, Indonesians commemorate Hari Kartini (Kartini’s Day). A day to celebrate the Indonesian hero of women empowerment – Raden Ajeng Kartini, also called Ibu Kartini (1879-1904). She was a pioneer in the area of education for girls … Read More

NYEPI, “Art in Rituals” Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

NYEPI, “Art in Rituals”

This week Balinese people are happy and excited to welcome the Balinese New Year Caka 1941, known as NYEPI DAY on March 7, 2019 with various preparations. One of the important and interesting element prepared is Ogoh-Ogoh. It is a … Read More

LAUNCH OF THE 2019 SEASON OF BUFFALO RACES Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali buffalo races west bali 2019

LAUNCH OF THE 2019 SEASON OF BUFFALO RACES

The competition calendar of this picturesque attraction of West Bali has just been published by the authorities of the regency of Jembrana. Called Makepung, the buffalo races take place in the rice fields on a course of about 500 m. … Read More

"JINENG": A PEARL OF THE BALINESE HERITAGE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

“JINENG”: A PEARL OF THE BALINESE HERITAGE

The Traditional Storage Jineng is one of the traditional Balinese buildings which is inherited from the elders. In the past Jineng was built as a rice barn/rice storage and other harvests. The part under the storage is usually used for … Read More

Dajuma Cultural Experience: Jagatnatha Temples Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali Jagatnatha Temples Jembrana

Dajuma Cultural Experience: Jagatnatha Temples

In Bali there are three famous public temples called Jagatnatha Temples respectively located in Denpasar, Buleleng and Jembrana regencies. In Jembrana regency, it is situated in Negara City, 25 km from Dajuma. Its erection started in 1996 and was completed … Read More

Indonesian Independence Day & Negara City Anniversary Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

Indonesian Independence Day & Negara City Anniversary

To celebrate the independence day on August 17th, Puri Dajuma is used to decorate the lobby and the main gate with red and white ornaments, the colors of the Indonesia flag. All the people in the villages or in the … Read More