Selasa, 18 Januari 2011

Balinese Language

Balinese language is the language used by the majority of the people of Bali. Many people consider the language of Bali is a difficult language, because it is too complicated. Since the word or phrase that is used to speak differently according to the people we talk to.
In the language of Bali, there are levels of language level are:
1. Alus Sor: That is the language used to humble themselves to the person who is more respected.
2. Alus Singgih: To speak with a person in respect.
3. Basa Kasar: The language used when angry (which is not polite language)
4. Basa Kepara: the lingua franca.
Balinese language has many similarities with Old Javanese (Basa jawi). Because language is a language bali Jawi language with a blend of Balinese native language.
We as people of Bali should be proud, because the Balinese language is one language that is rich in vocabulary. In addition, the language of Bali is one of the cultural heritage of which we ought to preserve.

Sabtu, 18 Desember 2010

Lawar, Balinese traditional foods

Lawar is a traditional Balinese food is already very popular in the area of Bali, as well as used as a serving dish and also has sold widely in restaurants with brand Lawar Bali. Lawar is one type of side dishes made from chopped meat, vegetables, some spices and kelapadan sometimes in several types of Lawar given element that can add a sense of Lawar it is blood from the meat itself, blood is mixed with herbs certain spices that adds delicious Lawar it. Lawar alone can not long survive this food if ignored in the open air only lasted half a day.

Name type Lawar usually based on the type of meat that is used or the type of vegetables. When pork is used then the resulting Lawar called Lawar pigs., and so if used vegetable jackfruit, then lawarnya Lawar named jackfruit. There is also giving its name based on the color lawarnya Lawar lawarnya red when the colors red, white Lawar lawarnya if the color is white and named Lawar padamare Lawar, which is a kind Lawar made from a mixture of several types Lawar. Lawar presented as a friend Rice along with other types of side dishes.

Senin, 13 Desember 2010


Betutu is a side dish made from chicken or duck a whole that contains spices, then roasted in the husk fire. This betutu has been known throughout the district in Bali. One of the producers Betutu is Melinggih village, Gianyar regency. Betutu is used as a serving in religious ceremonies and rituals as well as dishes and sold. Consumers not only society but also bali foreign guests who come to Bali, especially in certain places such as in hotels and restaurants / restaurant. Betutu not stored longer lasting.

Sabtu, 27 November 2010

traditional clothing bali

Kamen (kemben) is a type of clothing, a bandage cloth body, which became the basic model form and traditional Balinese dress, both for men and women, from all kinds of ages, as well as from any caste they belong. For women of Bali, a kamen is not topless, but rather serves as a support of the breast, so that the beauty of its form is maintained. In the past, traveling or topless activity on the people of Bali, including the women are common. Nevertheless, in certain situations they often use as a calm tengkuluk kancrik or topless.

 Kancrik is a scarf that serves as a cover or saput body, which is sometimes used to hold the load while protecting the face from the sun. Kancrik also used as tengkuluk, namely headgear Balinese woman who also serves as a pedestal penjunjung burden - in addition to its usefulness as a tool to hold the hair to keep it tidy. While the calm is a piece of cloth or kancrik that serves as a cover breasts. kamen, belt, saput and calm, and tengkuluk to the head of a Balinese woman in everyday clothing. Clothing for men in full is headband, saput and a kamen.

Habits bare-chested on the people of Bali is a tradition that has lasted from generation to generation for hundreds of years. However, although in the past the usual fashion without clothes Bali, the Balinese people familiar with the good habit of wearing clothes. The women often wear kebaya. For a long sleeved kebaya to wrist, they refer to pieces of Java, while the loose sleeves to below the elbow, called the pieces of Bali. Kebaya is usually made from ingredients purchased in the market.

Culture wear this dress to grow and live mostly in communities that have gained influence from the outside. Historically, the Dutch government was the one who introduced it. Similarly in men, the use of clothes starts by ambtenaar, or an employee of the Dutch governance. Cap and shirt jacket commonly used. Batik fabrics as a kamen and headband are complementary.

Non-woven fabric used as part of the Balinese fashion consisting of various kinds. Songket, tinsel, endek, batik and silk are some of them. Geringsing fabric is one renowned for its beauty and uniqueness.

In addition to weaving and yarn spinning process requiring considerable patience and thoroughness, the process of coloring cloth geringsing determine the quality and beauty. Generally geringsing fabric has three basic colors, which is milky white or light yellow, black and red. Based on the color, can be divided into geringsing geringsing Selem (geringsing black) and geringsing barracks (red geringsing.) In geringsing Selem red color seen at the end geringsing only. Black and white that appears on this geringsing section, while the red color is not visible. As for the barracks or geringsing geringsingan red, looks three dominant colors, ie yellow, red and black. These colors also appear on the edge of the fabric. In addition to color, fabric geringsing, which has a characteristic feature of this binding double weaving technique, also distinguished by its size. Geringsing with the largest size is called geringsingan perangdasa. Patterns range hiasnya seemed wider, because the binding process that is more lenient. Medium-sized Geringsing called geringsing puppet, while the smaller is geringsingan patlikur. Geringsing belt, loincloth is calm and grimace with the smallest size.

Morif geringsing enough variety. Most of the inspiration derived from the world of flora and fauna. Some motifs are motifs geringsing puppets, puppet princess, lubeng, cecepakan, kebo, patlikur, cemplong, and so forth. Decorative motif fabric of Tenganan Pageringsingan geringsing reveal the influence of decorative elements from foreign cultures, such as India (patola), China, Egypt is assimilated with a strong Hindu influence, but still combined with the cultural values of indigenous Indonesian. Overall, geringsing fabric is the embodiment of Balinese culture that have a high element of artistic beauty and luxury impressed.

During a ceremony such as cutting teeth or marriage, people usually wear traditional Balinese woven fabric as a dress full of material and peperadan songket. For men, clothing consists of Udeng as a headband or headband, saput or kapuh and kamen or Wastra. To hold kapuh, in the end a kind of long piece of cloth tied scarf, called umpal. Umpal geringsing is the most admired. Female wearing a tank top songket, prada belt is twisted from the hips until your chest and songket shawl to cover the body, from shoulders down. behind a kamen, worn a full sheet or sinjang tapih full of ornate silk peperadaan parse out over a kamen. Based on the style used clothing, we can know one's social and economic status.

In the marriage ceremony, the Balinese people recognize the existence of three kinds of fashion and bridal makeup, that is ugly, middle, and primary or also known as payes great. For the makeup of the body and legs, no differences are striking. While the fashion, the difference lies in the materials used. For the primary level, all the clothing made from tinsel.

Jewelry is introduced by a pair of wedding payes agunglah obvious difference with makeup and clothing as well as intermediate level of insult. This level the main jewelry was indeed shows a peculiarity. Pigtail coil, ie additional bun-shaped circular and made of fibers become one differentiator. In mapusungan (bun-making), the use of pigtail coil serves as additional decoration. Coil is usually decorated with flowers, such as ylang, white chrysolite, yellow and rose chrysolite. Meanwhile, for decoration or petitis head, no longer used the flowers of life, but the flowers made of gold.

Complementary petitis namely tajug and other jewelry such as subeng cerorot, kana bracelet for the upper arm and Badong to neck all made of gold bracelets as well as a pair of dragons satru, bebekeng or pending, and the ring.

Jumat, 26 November 2010

Uluwatu Temple

Luhur Uluwatu Temple or Pura Uluwatu temple is located in the region Pecatu Village, Kuta District, Badung.
Temple is located at the southwestern tip of Bali island over the stone bridge and a high cliff jutting into the sea and this is the Temple of Heaven Sad which is believed by Hindus as a buffer from 9 of the wind. This temple was originally used to be a place of worship a holy priest named professor Kuturan 11th century. He lowered the teachings of Indigenous Village with all the rules. This temple is also used to worship the holy priest that followed, namely Dang Hyang Nirartha, who came to Bali in late 1550 and end the journey with the so-called sacred Moksah / Ngeluhur in this place. The word is at the origin of the name Luhur Pura Uluwatu. [1]
Uluwatu Temple is situated at an altitude of 1997 meters above sea level. In front of the temple there is a small forest called kekeran base, serves as a support of the sanctity of the temple.
Pura Uluwatu pesanakan has several temples, which are closely associated with temples temples parent. It is Pura Pura pesanakan Bajurit, Pererepan Pura, Pura toadstool, Pura Dalem Pangleburan Selonding and Pura Dalem. Each temple has close links with the Pura Uluwatu, especially in the days of his piodalan. Piodalan at Pura Uluwatu, Pura Bajurit, Pura Pura toadstool Pererepan and fell on Tuesday Kliwon Wuku Medangsia every 210 days. Manifestation of God who was worshiped in the Pura Uluwatu is the god Rudra

Kamis, 25 November 2010

lovina beach-bali

Lovina Beach is located about 9 km west of Singaraja, this is one tourist attraction in North Bali. Both foreign and local tourists who visit there a lot, other than to see the unspoiled beaches, also to see the dolphins on the beach there is lots of this. By hiring a local fishing boat, we can approach the dolphins. A variety of accommodation ranging from the Inn until Cottages available at a very affordable price.
Lovina Beach is located about 9 km west of Singaraja, this is one tourist attraction in northern Bali. Both foreign and local tourists visited the WHO there a lot, other Than to see the unspoiled beaches, and Also to see the Dolphins the which is widely available in this beach. By hiring a local fishing boat, We Can approach the Dolphins. A variety of accommodation ranging from the Inn Until Cottages are available with a very affordable price.

Rabu, 24 November 2010

diving places in bali

Said diving is not foreign to us, because that diving has become a lifestyle most nature lovers, especially lovers of the underwater world. Bali is one of the world famous diving, in addition to Bali's waters can be dived all year round in all seasons, under marine biota Bali truly captivating. Loss feels if you are an Indonesian, but never look directly below the natural beauty of the water we have.
The place is famous for diving in Bali like Tulamben, Padang Bai, Amed, Menjangan, Sanur and other Tanjung Benoa Beach - Nusa Dua, Bali is one of the diving / best diving in Bali. Ith the lovers of diving to diving into remote places and away from facilities dominated tourism, preferring Tanjung Benoa - Nusa Dua as a place of diving.

For those of you who want to start learning to dive, Tanjung Benoa - Nusa Dua Bali is the place because we provide a level of diving education from entry level to instructor level including the level of diving equipment such as clothing, masks, oxygen tanks and other.
Our instructors will be happy to provide the techniques of diving from beginner to advanced. You do not have to worry as long as you dive directly monitored by our instructors who are ready to guide you.