Every Sunday at 7 pm: Family Selonding Group Fundraising Performance Series*
January 19: Siwaratri – day of introspection for Balinese Hindus
January 20: eighth new moon – ceremonies held all over Bali
January 22: Sacred Barong dance at Banjar Singgi, Sanur
February 3: ninth full moon – ceremonies held all over Bali
February 18: ninth new moon – ceremonies held all over Bali
February 19: Chinese New Year – Barong Sae parades and dances held all over Bali
March 5: tenth full moon: ceremonies held all over Bali, notably large ceremony at Pura Besakih
March 7-April 5: Mekar Bhuana closed for lessons, workshops and performances.
March 11: Mekar Bhuana’s Sekaa Selonding Semeton departs for New Zealand Tour.
March 20: tenth new moon – ceremonies held all over Bali
March 20: Tawur Agung ceremonies and Ogoh-ogoh parades held all over Bali
March 21: Nyepi – Bali’s day of silence
March 22: Ngembak Geni – day of ritual purification where Hindus bathe in waterways across Bali
April 6: Mekar Bhuana open again for lessons, workshops and performances
Many of these events are off the beaten track. Co-founder and ethnomusicologist, Vaughan Hatch, can escort you to explain everything you see and to help explain the customs and etiquette that are part of ceremonies in Bali.
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