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    Phone / Fax: +62 (0)361 464201
    Mobile: +62-81 999 191 104/6
    Address: Jl. Gandapura III, no. 501X
    Kesiman Kertalangu
    Bali - Indonesia
    Open 9 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday
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    Surroundings and Facilities

    A family based centre, Mekar Bhuana is attached to our home and focussed around our garden, pavilion and studio areas.

    These are some of the facilities and features at Mekar Bhuana:

    – Family environment that involves our extended Balinese family

    – Natural, garden setting

    – Two air-conditioned dance studios for practice and seminars

    – Outdoor pavilion or shady tree option for gamelan study

    – Smart TV for gamelan and dance workshop seminars

    – Choice of 11 gamelan orchestras and tens of instruments to learn on, many of them antique

    – Swimming pool and Jacuzzi

    – Organic vegetable garden with more than 20 species of vegetables and fruit

    – Three international standard toilets

    – Wheelchair access

    – Non-smoking both indoors and outdoors

    – Plastic free as humanly possible and maximum use of natural resources

    – Hygienic presentation of refreshments, many of which are locally sourced

    – Automatic dishwasher for cleaning dishes

    – Pedestrian only compound (vehicles are parked outside)

    Check out some photos on our Gallery page.








    Exploring and Exposing Semara Pagulingan Saih Lima at Bali Arts Festival 2017
    As always, when any of our gamelan troupes get an invitation to perform at a major festival, we take this opportunity to reconstruct lost music


    1999 – 2000 Preservation of three Pacung Village, Gianyar style gender wayang instrumental pieces. This music was taught to musicians outside of Pacung to encourage


    I went to see a Balinese dance performance and it was on a stage – how were Balinese art-forms presented before the advent of tourism?
    The way Balinese present their art-forms has changed dramatically over the last half a century or so. The western concept of a stage – let


    Video Publications
    In 2010, we produced the first DVD of Balinese court music ever filmed in a historic temple. This video documents rare court semara pagulingan music

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