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The majority of Balinese people are of a Hindu faith and for as long as they can recall stories from part of their ancient Vedic holy text, the Bhagavad-Gita have been passed down through story telling via the wonderful & captivating medium of Shadow Puppet Theatre (Wayang Kulit). Traditional Wayang Kulit is a source of [...]
This is one of the most recent performances of Made Sidia. He will create and perform the production "Balinese Rice", explaining the whole history of Rice and agriculture in Bali up to now, highlighting the problems and showing reasonable solutions. This production is one of the major aims of RescueBali and will be premiered in [...]
In the early stages of this project I was wandering around asking people where I could find a Dalang (Puppet Master). In fact there are many Dalangs in Bali…… But finding the right one for the project I thought was going to be a challenge. That was until I met with the team at [...]
“We are worried after modernization, global information, a lot of people, investor come to Bali. They want to build hotel, restaurant and other building, right now is too much. If they keep going… we worry about the future of Balinese island…." I Made Sidia
by Rio Helmi Photographer/writer Bali’s booming reputation as a must-go international destination comes at a heavy price. This year critical articles about the island’s infrastructure woes have run in both the Wall Street Journal and TIME . The head of the Bali chapter of the Indonesian business association APINDO, Panundiana Khun, stated early this year [...]