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Barong Dance

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November 1 - 3, 2012

in 'Tanah Lot 3-Day Event 2012' More Info See Page II


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TANAH LOT “3 DAYS EVENT” 2012 SCHEDULES Day/ Date

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Barong Dance in ‘Tanah Lot 3-Day Event 2012’

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Aside from Gong Kebyar performance, the Barong Dance (in combination with tektekan) will become one of the performing arts in the ‘Tanah Lot 3-Day Event 2012’ taking place on November 1-3. Probably, Barong is the most well known dance. It is also another storytelling dance highlighting the fight between the good and evil. It is an example of Balinese classic dance and sourced from Hindu mythology blended with history. Barong is a character in Balinese mythology. It is the king of the spirits, leader of the hosts of good and the enemy of Rangda in the Balinese mythology. Banaspati Rajah is the fourth ‘companion’ escorting a person throughout its life. Banaspati Rajah is the spirit animating the barong. As protecting spirit, it is often represented by a lion. In traditional performance, its struggle against Rangda serves as a popular part of Balinese culture. The lion barong is one of the five kinds of traditional Barong. Each region on the Bali Island has its own protective spirit for forests and lands. The animal taken as model is also different from one region to another. There are boar, tiger, a dragon (or serpent) and the traditional lion. The lion barong is the most popular as in Ubud, Gianyar. In the Calonarang dance drama where the barong appears, it responds to the magic use by rangda to control and kill her and restore the balance. History of the Emergence of Barong in Bali Barong is a mythological animal mask believed to have supernatural powers and made a public protector by the Balinese community. Iconographically, the barong masks in Bali seem to show off the acculturation of ancient Balinese culture with the Hindu culture, primarily the Hindu culture under the Buddhism school. Those Barong masks can also be found in Buddhism countries such as Japan and China. Regarding the emergence of Barong in

Friday, November 2, 2012

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Time

Event

Location

Remark

10 AM–10 PM

Exhibition Creation of Tanah Lot 3 Days Event 2012.

Tanah Lot Temple Areal

All Participant

11 AM–1 PM

Gong Kebyar Anak.

Anak-

Tanah Lot Hall

Art Group

2–3.30 PM

Balinese Dance.

Creation

Tanah Lot Hall

Dancer Group

4-6.30 PM

Opening Ceremony - Okokan - Welcome Drink - Welcome Dance - Commette Report - Speech of Tabanan Head Regent and open the Tanah Lot 3 Days Event 2012 - Smoke Gun - Barong Dance and Tektekan Combintion

Tanah Lot Hall

Commetee Art Group

6.45-7.30 PM

Exhibition review by Tabanan Head Regent and other invitation

Tanah Lot Temple Areal

With Okokan Attraction

7.30-10 PM

Gala Dinner: - Selonding

Melasti Restaurant

Commetee Art Group

10 AM–10 PM

Exhibition Creation of Tanah Lot 3 Days Event 2012.

Tanah Lot Temple Areal

All Participant

11 AM–1 PM

Gong Kebyar Anak.

Anak-

Tanah Lot Hall

Art Group

1.15–2.15 PM

Balinese dance.

creation

Tanah Lot Hall

Dancer Group

2.30-4.30 PM

Gong Kebyar Wanita.

Tanah Lot Hall

Art Group

5–7 PM

Barong Dance (Tektekan Combination).

Tanah Lot Hall

Art Group

10 AM–10 PM

Exhibition Creation of Tanah Lot 3 Days Event 2012.

Tanah Lot Temple Areal

All Participant

11 AM–1 PM

Gong Kebyar Anak.

Tanah Lot Hall

Art Group

1–3 PM

Ramayana Dance

Tanah Lot Hall

Art Group

3-4 PM

Balinese dance

creation

Tanah Lot Hall

Dancer Group

4–8 PM

Closing Ceremony - Welcome dance - Laporan Ketua Panitia. - Sambutan Wakil Bupati sekaligus menutup 3 days Event 2012. - Smoke Gun - Barong Dance

Tanah Lot Hall

Commetee.

Anak-

Art Group

Art Group

Art Group

Bali, many scholars ascertain if the barong is originated in Chinese lion dance emerging during the Tang Dynasty (VII-X century) and spread to various countries in East Asia. Apparently, the lion dance was originally a form of substitute character for the original lion in a professional gallivanting show presented in any fair or seasonal festival. When connected to the Buddha, Chinese lion dance had the connotation as a repellent of evil spirits remaining to survive up to the present. In terms of its function, the barongs in Bali also travels beyond the village, vis-

Balinese people regard the lion as the most terrible king of the jungle. Similar concept is also found in India, China and Indonesia. In Java the Barong Ket effigy or Barong Singa is called Reog Ponorogo. When examined in depth related to the iconography, indeed the basic form of the Kala mask was the face of a lion. In India, it is called Shimamukha or Khirtimukha. In this regard, the lion was chosen as the figure of barong because it has the ability to destroy the evil forces. The Barong Ket in Bali is considered to symbolize goodness. Barong effigy in the barong dance performance in

ited the surrounding villages while making a performance on the road or at one’s home professionally and charge a levy for the prosperity of the art troupe called ngelawang or gallivanting show. Barong is considered as the manifestation of Banaspati Raja or the king of the jungle.

Bali symbolizes a victory, while rangda symbolizes the evil and is always on the part of the loser. Beyond the context of performing art, both figures sit together as public protector. As explained in Balinese Chronicle, Ngelelawang poses a performance belonging to wali dance and entertainment show, usually in the form of Barong, Telek, Barong Kedingkling, Arja operetta moving from door to door with a mystical purpose to nullify bad power (Siwagama). To jazz up the celebration of Galungan and Kuningan festivity, Balinese community frequently performs the Barong Bangkung (boar barong) gallivanting show. v


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The beauty of a woman’s body is something known even further in the alloy composition of colors. A female body be imaged back in painting 2-dimensional bodies fused together in three dimensions. When canvas substantially being a medium work of art then beautiful women-beautiful body would replace it. Body painting is giving a Sanur Village Festival (SVF) thematic, work with asthe­ tics for combining a number of a models for painting. A number of model determine how an artist produced the art and become an attractive activity for the audience, number of spontaneous motion enjoyed besides beauty and comeliness model being touched by canvas into an art work. The presence of body painting becomes an activity that is always eagerly anticipated by the fine art public at SVF. The fine art coordinator at the 7th SVF, Ida Bagus Sutama has mentioned that there were a numbers of models being prepared by the committee, the

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artist responded on the body of the model to produce a fine art on top of the female body. “We are always featuring body painting as a flagship program since it is very eagerly awaited by visitors, and here is the role of the fine art can directly in touch with visitors” said Gus Sutama a couple of days ago at the 7th Sanur Village Festival secretariat office. Body painting activity is wrapped from painting directly on top of the female body at the appointed spot, then finished by the catwalk parade on the stage as an integration between fine art and fashion show. Based on the fundamental concept of the fine art, this year the 7th SVF had a daily painting on the spot at venues apart from body painting. The fine art program was expected to collaborate with the other evening program at the 7th SVF venue where there were many visitors coming in and enjoy the festival, Gus Sutama added. v BTNewspaper/*/AriekPW

New Bar & Lounge at Patra Jasa Bali Resort & Villas

Indonesia - Australia Joint Meeting Awarness Campaign on Anti–People Smuggling

Patra Jasa Bali Resort & Villas spend the time on the road to join convoy which organized by Maestro Resto Bar & Lounge to introduce a new bar & lounge located at Patra Jasa Bali Resort & Villas named Maestro Resto Bar & Lounge. The route of parade starting from Kuta than to Seminyak, Legian, Kuta, Tuban. This campaign objective is to give the public awareness to visit Maestro Resto Bar & Lounge at Patra Jasa Bali Resort Area with

the state of the art Dance Floor, confortable sofas, modern design Bar counter, and 2 private rooms, high-tech sound system and DJ corner desk. The total facilities can accommodate an 80 persons party. Of course the outside wooden extension is best to those wishing to relax waiting the sunset while enjoy their cocktails. Seen in the picture Management & Staff PatraJasa Bali Resort & Villas posed at in front of Lobby before the convoy. v BTNewspaper/PR

It was an honor that Patra Jasa Bali Resort & Villas was chosen as the venue for Indonesia – Australia Joint Meeting Awareness Campaign on Anti – People Smuggling held on Tuesday (17/9) at The Gianyar Room. The meeting organized by Foreign Ministry Republic of Indonesia was attended by a Group of Republic of Indonesia’s Embassy to Canberra and a Group of Foreign Ministry Republic of Indonesia Jakarta. Seen in the pictures Mr. Primo AluiJoeliant – Republic of Indonesia’s Ambassador to Canberra, Mr. Ahmad Rusdi – Foreign Minister Consular along with other meeting participants. v BTNewspaper/PR

Support Munti Gunung Community

In line with Hyatt Thrive, the company’s global corporate responsibility platform, Bali Hyatt supported the people in Munti Gunung Village, Karangasem, by donating mattreasses, towels and pillows. The donation was presented to Mr. Barrie Smith, Director of Yayasan Peduli Munti Gunung, who is committed to the empowerment of the disadvantaged

people of the Munti Gunung region through the provision of appropriate health, welfare and educational support. Bali Hyatt gives special attention to the disadvantaged community, including Munti Gunung who need help to live a better life. Hyatt Thrive builds on our rich history of community engagement and environmental stewardship and is a global framework for teams of passionate people to bring to life local projects that benefit their lives. The efforts of our hotel and corporate teams are a natural extension of our mission to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day. Hyatt Thrive builds on Hyatt’s rich history of community engagement and environmental stewardship by empowering over 85,000 Hyatt associates at more than 450 properties around the world to do one thing: thrive. v BTNewspaper/PR

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The Art of Fruit, Vegetable and Spice Carving On Friday (Sep 28), the Indonesian Chef Association (ICA) held an extraordinary activity. Such an activity was held in conjunction with the implementation of Sanur Village Festival 2012 in the form of creativity of carving fruits, vegetables and spices. From the three raw ingredients usually used to prepare diverse delicious cuisines were created a variety of artistic carving works such as a fish pond, puppet character, Hindu culture and others. At this time, the ICA involved the students from the Bali Tourism Institute (STP) Bali Nusa Dua as well as chefs who were expert in their fields. Various kinds of fruit, vegetable and spice were prepared and carved into a number of shapes and then assembled to make a very special form. v BTNewspaper/AriekPW

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Activities at Bali Mandira Hotel Temple’s Anniversary On Sunday (30/9), Bali Mandira Beach Resort & Spa holds ceremony in the hotel’s temple to celebrate the Temple anniversary as an expression of gratitude to God The Almighty. The Holy Hindu Priest (Ida Pedanda) lead the ceremony in accordance with the Balinese Hindu religion accompanied with traditional music instrument Baleganjur, Balinese Dance Peformance and Kekawin, a Hindu hymn were performed during the ceremony. Along with the event celebration, there were some preparation activities held from a day before. From Penjor’s Making, Gebogan Set up, Cleaning the Temple by representative from each hotel department as part of their duties “Ngayah” in the Temple. The essence of this ceremony is to balance the three aspects of human life which is well presented by concept called Tri Hita Karana. This is a concept of balance harmony in relationship between human being and the Creator, between human being and fellows, and between human being and environment. The ceremonies are to be grateful to God The Almighty, to love each other and to respect the Mother Nature. v BTNewspaper/PR

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Mercure Bali Nusa Dua Makes Its Big Debut The stylish 201-room offers international leisure and business travellers an exciting new option in the Nusa Dua area

Tree Planting by Children for the Future at Maya Ubud Resort & Spa Children today unfortunately have fewer opportunities and less time to connect with nature. This is a real loss, as the future of our planet is the children of today. This is a prime concern of Maya Ubud Resort & Spa and as an integral part of our environmental education program, we are reaching out to the children of our neighboring school SDN3 Peliatan Kawan to develop in them, not only an appreciation of their environment, but encouraging them to live in harmony with nature. We strongly believe that by giving children an opportunity to contribute positively to nature, they will learn that they have the power to make Bali and this world a better place. On Saturday, September 22, 2012 in line with our responsibility to our local community and with the generous support of Gita International Yoga, Australia, a loyal client of the resort, we purchased a variety of fruit

trees, herbs and spices and together with our Green Team, the teachers and children of the school, created a spice garden in the school grounds and planted the fruit trees around the perimeter of their grounds. This included the planting of mango, rambutan, sapodilla, mangosteen, sugar apple, sourssop, chocolate and banana trees. In the spice garden the children planted lemongrass, ginger, gingerroot, chilies, tumeric, screwpine and lemon ginger, all commonly used in Balinese cooking. Our team was welcomed by the Headmaster of SDN 3 Pejeng Kawan, Mr. Sang Made Bakti, who in his welcome address, expressed his appreciation for the concern Maya Ubud, as a responsible member of the private sector and Gita International Yoga have extended towards the school, the local community, and the environmental education of the children. v BTNewspaper/PR

The newly-built Mercure Bali Nusa Dua opens on 23 September 2012, offering guests a comfortable base in the Nusa Dua area. Just a stone’s throw from the prominent Bali Tourism Development (BTDC) complex, the hotel is ideally located for access to the Bali International Convention Centre and the many shopping, dining and entertainment options of the Bali Collection Shopping Mall. Located a mere 14 kilometers from Bali’s International Ngurah Rai Airport and 25 minutes from the chic and vivacious areas of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, the hotel is ideal for business and leisure travelers alike. A member of Accor, Mercure is known for its individually-styled and personalized hotels, each with its own distinctive character. Mercure Bali Nusa Dua is the fourth hotel to join the Mercure network in Bali. The hotel features 201 comfortable contemporary rooms including 150 Superior rooms, 43 Deluxe rooms and 8 Junior Suites. Guests can indulge at the restaurant which serves local and international dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner, sit down for a drink at the lobby or pool bar, work out in the fully-equipped fitness centre, or relax in the hotel’s unique swimming pool, divided over two levels and connected by a waterfall. Three meeting

rooms with a capacity of up to 200 people can accommodate conferences, weddings and other events, while the business centre services and lobby internet corner round out the hotel’s business facilities. All rooms are designed to reflect the identity and heritage of Bali, while embracing the contemporary style of Mercure. Each room is equipped with premium in-room amenities including international cable television channels and free WiFi Internet access. “We are very excited to part of the network of Mercure hotels in Bali,” commented Peter Stolk, General Manager of Mercure Bali Nusa Dua. “The right location and contemporary design make this hotel an attractive destination for both business and leisure travelers looking for slice of paradise on Bali.” To celebrate its opening, Mercure Bali Nusa Dua is offering a special launch promotion with room rates starting from IDR 690,000++ per room per night, valid until 20 December 2012. To learn more about Mercure Bali Nusa Dua and other Accor hotels in Bali and Lombok, Indonesia or to make a reservation, visit http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/ hotel-activities/package-5837-mercure-balinusa-dua-special-opening-offer.shtml v BTNewspaper/PR

Clean Up The World 2012

The “ Clean Up the World “ program is one of the annual programs of SKBBA held on Friday (14/9) and was attended by all members of SKBBA including PatraJasa Bali Resort & Villas, students from the Junior and Senior High School in around South Kuta and Stakeholders in the Kuta area. This year’s slogan is “Our Place..Our Planet. Our Responsibility “, the route started from the Kuta Art Market and finished at the Discovery Kartika Plasa Hotel. We do clean up the world to help clean our environment and as well as educate the people how important it is. If we keep cleaning the world and don’t throw rubbish, our world will become clean.Seen in the picture Management & Staff PatraJasa Bali Resort & Villas. v BTNewspaper/PR


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On World Tourism Day

Stakeholders Call for Increased Access to Sustainable Energy Tourism businesses and destinations are committed to the sustainable energy agenda but need the support of the energy sector and governments to move forward, said leading experts from the aviation, accommodation and other tourism industries meeting in Spain for the official celebrations of World Tourism Day 2012 (Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain, 27 September 2012). Their Royal Highnesses, the Prince and Princess of Spain opened the celebrations, commending the tourism community for choosing Tourism & Sustainable Energy as the theme of World Tourism Day (WTD) 2012, in line with the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Energy for All. “This theme brings to the table one of the most pressing challenges facing

the world today,” said Prince Felipe. “We cannot guarantee the future of important sectors such as tourism if we don’t protect the environment in which they take place.” This message was echoed by the Minister of Industry, Energy and Tourism of Spain, José Manuel Soria, who spoke of the importance of ensuring tourism’s sustained growth, “one of the world’s largest employers”, while committing to sustainability. UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, pointed to the many sustainable energy initiatives already in place in the tourism sector, “from the world’s airline giants using biofuels in commercial flights, to small hotels placing insulating plants on their roofs to keep hotels cool in summer and warm in winter,” but cautioned that with one billion

tourists estimated to travel the world in 2012 alone, “more can and must be done.” Participating in the annual WTD Think Tank representatives of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Etihad Airways expressed the industry readiness to deploy sustainable energy solutions, signalling that sustainability makes business sense and that airlines have a vested interest in moving the sustainable energy agenda forward by, for example, using biofuels. Speaking of the concerns of the accommodation industry and tour operators, Spanish hotel chain Lopesan and Russian tour operator Natalie Tours, further expressed their willingness to adopt cleaner energies, especially ways that would allow

tourists to make energy-conscious but still cost-effective travel choices. Panellists pointed to the UNWTO online tool, Hotel Energy Solutions, which helps hotels to assess their energy use and make major cuts, as one such initiative. The Spanish version of the tool was launched on the occasion of WTD. The need for better collaboration between the tourism and energy sectors was echoed by the Spanish energy company Acciona and the Secretary of State of Energy of Spain, who acknowledged the important links between tourism and energy. The two sectors would have to work closely together, and with the support of governments, they concluded, to ensure a brighter energy future for all. v BTNewspaper/PR

President Yudhoyono Honored with “Valuing Nature Award”

The 1O1 Legian Prepared for THK Assessment A harmonious Relationship between Human to God, Human to Human, Human to Nature TRI HITA KARANA awards which nowadays becomes the basic point of view concept for hotel, restaurant and other business assessment in the world. The award serves as a basic concept in the preservation of harmony monumental Balinese architecture and also has philosophy & religion aspect. In addition to living concept, it is based on the contextual Hindu religion which is called Tri Hita Karana (Three harmony, balance to

create peace and happiness). Tri Hita Karana word comes from Sansekerta language means to keep the harmony and balance between human to God, human to human and human to environment. These three concepts is most popular and has adapted by all Balinese people. Being in Kuta-Legian area, THE 1O1LEGIAN embryo since 1 November 2010 and commenced its operations on February 20, 2011 to bring THE 1O1 LEGIAN as one modern hotel was built and operated based on the Tri Hita Karana. After one year of operation, THE 1O1LEGIAN proudly and confidently preparing to participate in the assessment of Tri Hita Karana award that will be conducted in October 2012 and THE 1O1 LEGIAN hotel became the first minimalist building concept that follows the award of Tri Hita Karana. Since its inception, THE 1O1 LEGIAN has a mission to introduce harmonization of Tri Hita Karana for local and foreign tourists with a modern system, but not to lose the identity of Bali itself. THE 1O1 LEGIAN expect the participation in this year Tri Hita Karana award can be an inspiration for other hotels in its class to be able to participate in Tri Hita Karana and also changing perception that had been considered only hotels with vast land that could follow the award of Tri Hita Karana. On the basis of the Tri Hita Karana, 1O1 THE LEGIAN hopes that the harmony of life may continue and produce a positive living. v BTNewspaper/PR

Three leading global environmental and conservation organizations have honored Indonesia’s President H.E. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono with the first-ever “Valuing Nature Award” for his leadership in recognizing the importance of natural resources and working to conserve them. Indonesia, with an area of nearly 2 million square kilometers (772,204 square miles) and over 2 hundred million people, is one of the most important countries when it comes

to sustainability, particularly in relation to its globally important biodiversity, forest and marine resources. The award was presented by the Nature Conservancy, World Resources Institute and WWF at a dinner in New York City, coinciding with the United Nations General Assembly meetings. President Yudhoyono is specifically being recognized for his leadership in establishing the multilateral Coral Triangle Initiative, which will sustain extraordinary marine and coastal resources in six countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands and Timor-Leste. This region is one of the most biologically diverse areas, home to more than 75 percent of all known coral species and more than 37 percent of coral reef fish. In

total, the coral reefs, mangroves, and associated natural habitats are valued at US $2.3 billion. These resources provide jobs, food, and business opportunities for millions of people in the region. Catalyzed by President Yudhoyono, the Coral Triangle Initiative brings together an unprecedented partnership of governments with public sector, private sector, NGOs and others, and offers a model for connecting marine conservation to the health and security of local communities. Under President Yudhoyono’s administration, Indonesia pledged to achieve 20 million hectares of marine protected areas across the country by 2020, in which the protection will be strictly enforced and sufficiently financed. To date, Indonesia has achieved 13.4 million hectares of marine protected areas, considerably exceeding the target of 10 million hectares by 2010. The three organizations recognize President Yudhoyono’s significant contributions to valuing nature and look forward to his continued strong conservation leadership. v BTNewspaper/PR/World Resources Institute


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No. 43 l October 11 - 24, 2012

Sanur Village Festival 2012

was a Success The Sanur Village Festival 2012 officially opened on September 26 reaped a success. Then, such an event was officially closed by Deputy Mayor of Denpasar, I Gusti Ngurah Jaya Negara, Sunday (Sep 30).

Various activities were held for five days in the Sanur Village Festival (SVF) such as a Traditional Regatta. The competition was participated by 50 traditional sailing boats from five groups of fishermen of Sanur Beach. The competition was held in order to preserve the cultural traditions of Sanur village that has been synonymous with sailing boats as a means of transport and catching fish. The competition itself took a distance of 3 km and 15 km. Cooking Demo by Professional Chefs Dozens of people participated in the Cooking Demo on the last day of Sanur Village Festival 2012 on Sunday (Sep 30). They had the opportunity to learn to create and present western food from professional chefs. Chef Allen Stevano and Chef Eka from Conrad Bali gave a brief cooking class to the public, tourists and school children who made a visit to the festival.

Chairman of the Indonesian Chef Association (ICA) of Bali, Komang Adi Arsana, when met on the sidelines of the cooking demonstration declared the activity was one of the events held by the ICA in collaboration with the SVF Committee. Aside from a cooking demonstration, the ICA also held fruit carving and ice carving. Fruit is not only interesting to eat, but the fruit also gives an artistic inspiration for professional chefs. Dozens of chefs belonging to the members of the Indonesian Chef Association (ICA) made replicas of the Sanur nature from assorted fruits. A total of one ton of fruits was made to make a figure of people, animals and plants. In addition, various events were held such as music performances, fishing competitions on the high seas and so on as seen in the following picture. v BTNewspaper/PR

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