Overview of Bali’s Issues
Creating and living solutions
…is to empower Balinese farmers and communities to SAVE their RICE TERRACES from over development through the ancient art of storytelling & to help create a healthy and prosperous Bali future.
…it is very simple. Just as thousands of drops create rain, thousands of small donations can grow this project. Every dollar drop contributes to a healthy and prosperous Bali future.
This is WAYANG KULIT = SHADOW PUPPETRY
All the hard work paid off… Our Wayang Performance ‘Planting Seeds’ was a great success at the Bali Arts Festival! There was barely a spare seat left as the audience packed into the designated Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet) Arena just before 8pm on Monday night. The crew had been busy for hours building the set whilst dancers & actors busied [...]
Whilst today is the final day for our crowd funding campaign, the show will go on… For the past few evenings our team of approx. 60 artists, including puppeteers, dancers, musicians and actors, have been practicing late into the night. Our performance ‘Planting Seeds’ will premiere live at 8pm on the 4th of July at the Bali Arts Centre, so [...]
As the sun rises in Jatiluwih, the sky is painted with soft pastel colours and the volcanoes loom in the distance. On a clear day it is possible to spy every single volcano on the island. The air is cool and it’s harvest time. In the twilight the harvesters are up early and off to the Sawah (rice fields) to [...]
Wayang Kulit (Shadow Puppet Theatre) traditionally uses a naked flame to cast the shadows of puppets onto a white screen. A skilled puppet master would engage audiences with their skills and storytelling, igniting their imaginations. These days not much is left to the imagination; TV & film have numbed us to a degree. Certainly a younger audience would find traditional [...]