NEW BUFFALO RACE EVENT Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali buffalo races west bali

NEW BUFFALO RACE EVENT

Would you like to live an amazing experience with Dajuma? It is about the famous buffalo races called Mekepung, typical of West Bali. Jembrana and some other areas in Bali try to develop tourism from their village potential attractions. This … 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

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

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

BUFFALOS TAKING THEIR BATH Puri Dajuma, Beach Eco-Resort & Spa, West Bali

BUFFALOS TAKING THEIR BATH

This emblematic animal from Bali is used to take a bath every day in the river close to Dajuma. Driven to the river by our neighbor farmer they spend quite a long time in the water with their babies. Just … Read More

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