LEARNING BEAUTIFUL JEGOG MUSIC Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali jegog music

LEARNING BEAUTIFUL JEGOG MUSIC

Is there a better object for teaching a little bit of music to a 2 years old kid, than this impressive Jegog instrument, so typical of West Bali? This is what happened to Anatole in the Dajuma garden where thrones … Read More

ANNUAL JEGOG FESTIVAL AT RAMBUT SIWI Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali balinese music jegog

ANNUAL JEGOG FESTIVAL AT RAMBUT SIWI

One of the Jembrana’s annual event is the Jegog Festival which was held this year over 3 days, from December 3rd to 5th. Jegog is a form of gamelan music indigenous to Bali, played on instruments made of bamboo. Born … Read More

ORIGINAL DANCES FROM WEST BALI: A MUST! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

ORIGINAL DANCES FROM WEST BALI: A MUST!

Jembrana, the West Bali Regency, is now famous with the Jegog music (Bamboo Orchestra) and the Mekepung (Buffalo Races). But it also has some dances that were originally created by local Jembrana’s artists. These original dances are Luihing Paksi Dance, … Read More

CULTURAL EXPERIENCES AT DAJUMA Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

CULTURAL EXPERIENCES AT DAJUMA

Because of its proximity to the cradle of Jegog music, it was natural for Dajuma to invest in one of these beautiful Jegog instruments, made entirely by hand from bamboo and teak wood by skilled craftsmen from the nearby villages. … Read More

JOGED BUMBUNG DANCE AT DAJUMA Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali dancing gamelan jegog music tradition Dancing - Music People

JOGED BUMBUNG DANCE AT DAJUMA

Last week in Dajuma took place an evening show featuring the famous traditional Balinese dances accompanied by the Gamelan Jegog orchestra. Born in West Bali a few kilometers from Dajuma, the gamelan jegog is one of the most impressive sounding … Read More

PEKUTATAN DANCING SCHOOL ON DAJUMA STAGE Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

PEKUTATAN DANCING SCHOOL ON DAJUMA STAGE

From their youngest age, Balinese children are initiated to traditional Balinese dances in every village of the island. Among many other customs of their rich culture, dancing takes a particular importance: because it is not only a demanding and codified … Read More

CHILDREN ORCHESTRA

CHILDREN ORCHESTRA

One among many other facets of Balinese culture is the importance of learning music and dance in each and every family. From their youngest age, Balinese children are used to learn from their parents how to play music and perform … Read More

Congratulations to Eka! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

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 … Read More

EXERCISE ON THE BEACH Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

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 … Read More

Happy New Year - Selamat Tahun Baru! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

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 … Read More

Welcome Back dear Agung! Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali 1

Welcome Back dear 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 … Read More

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, … Read More