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What can you be aware of in Bali? – FAQ BaliFabulous

Hey back again with BaliFabulous Frequently Asked Questions I hope what I answer is useful for you going forward, let’s go to the questions!

Question :

What can you be aware of in Bali?

Answer :

unique things that only exist in Bali
You will get used to seeing the uniqueness of the island of Bali if you often vacation in Bali. However, whatever type of vacation you have to Bali, there are some unique things about Bali that you won’t find every day. The following is a list of 10 unique things that only exist in Bali that you must know.

  1. Omed-Omedan – Mass Kiss In Sesetan
    There is a unique traditional ceremony performed by the residents of Banjar Kaja Sesetan, Denpasar, Bali to get good luck. The name of the annual tradition is called Omed-omedan, which is also known as ritual kiss. So I wanted to come, but I couldn’t because it was only for those who were not married.

Omed-omedan is Balinese, if it means attraction. The Omed-omedan tradition is carried out every year, which is 1 day after Nyepi Day. Because traditional Omedan only exists in Bali, I put it in number 1 in the list of 10 unique things that only exist in Bali.

  1. Mekepung (Buffalo Race)
    Mekepung Jembrana Buffalo Race
    Mekepung Jembrana Buffalo Race
    Number two on the list of 10 unique things that only exist in Bali is the Mekepung tradition. Mekepung is a buffalo racing tradition in Jembrana district, West Bali. Hundreds of pairs of buffalo will race to reach the finish line controlled by a jockey. Each pair of buffalo will ignore the wooden plow. Buffalo racing competitions are held in the vicinity of Melaya District, Jembrana Regency.
  2. The Pandan War in Tenganan Village
    Tenganan Village Pandan War
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    The tradition of pandanus warfare in Tenganan Pegringsingan Village, Karangasem Regency, Bali, is well known to foreign countries. The Pandan War in Tenganan Village, for the Balinese people it is known as the pandan geret. However, the indigenous people of Tenganan Village call the pandan geret tradition as Mekare-Kare. The tradition of pandan warfare in Tenganan Pegringsingan village is not only a traditional performance, but part of the original culture and rituals of the Tenganan village community. By holding a pandan war ritual, the people of Tenganan Village are sure they will avoid bad things.
  3. Nyepi Day
    Nyepi Day is the Saka New Year Award which is celebrated by Hindus in Indonesia, but not celebrated

Now that’s all I can explain, hopefully what I have explained above can be understood by you and if you are still confused you can contact us below!

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