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Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

Feb 2009 Ubud is in the throes of wet season. Our lives are marked by afternoon rains and morning flashes of sunshine. Since the last festival, ceremonies and colourful processions have come and gone in between Christmas and New Year celebrations. This month, our books were blessed on Saraswati Day and our computers received offerings in homage to all things mechanical. Our little office is feeling rather sanctified. All good omens for the sixth festival that is looming on the far horizon. In the meantime the festival …

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News Archive January 2009

30.01.2009

23 January 2009 Bali to establish disaster management board Denpasar, Bali Province (ANTARA News) – Bali will soon set up a Disaster Management Board (BPB) in line with the Law No.24/2007, Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika said here on Friday. 13 January 2009 The Natural Light in Bali Receives the UNESCO Award of Excellent for Handicraft International Panels of experts gathered across four regions in Asia over the last few weeks to judge over 580 entries for 2008 UNESCO award of Excellence for handicrafts. 04 January 2009 …

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Bali to establish disaster management board

Denpasar, Bali Province (ANTARA News) – Bali will soon set up a Disaster Management Board (BPB) in line with the Law No.24/2007, Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika said here on Friday. He said the board would soon be established in an effort to minimize various social problems, fatality and material loss inflicted by natural disaster in the province. “The establishment of the Disaster Management Board is based on meticulous planning and study, and it is expected to be effective in the middle of this year,” the governor …

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The Natural Light in Bali

International Panels of experts gathered across four regions in Asia over the last few weeks to judge over 580 entries for 2008 UNESCO award of Excellence for handicraft. On October 14th in Bangkok the UNESCO award of excellence was presented to a handful of artisans and craft companies from South East Asia region. The Natural Light Company had the distinction of being one of the three companies from Indonesia to win the award, the sole winner in Bali, and the only candle company to receive the award …

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Christmas and New Year in Bali

Celebrating Christmas and New Year in Bali has become a repeated attraction performed by Balinese community, chiefly those managing hotels and restaurant. As a world tourist destination, Bali is truly tolerant and open to whoever and what religion they belong to. That’s why the celebration of Christmas festivity and New Year in Bali is noted as a routine tradition taking place annually and almost all nooks and crannies of Bali, particularly at tourist destinations that are frequently visited by tourists. On that account, the Christmas trees do …

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News Archive December 2008

01.01.2009

23 December 2008 THK Tourism Awards Presentation – Emerald Awards for Six Hotels This year, the accreditation team of Tri Hita Karana (THK Tourism Awards) issued four Emerald Awards respectively for Sofitel Seminyak; Nusa Lembongan Resort; Waka Di Ume Resort & Spa; Tanah Lot. 09 December 2008 After the Execution of Bali Bombers:Bali to Remain Holiday Destination for Australians To Australians, Bali will continue to be a main holiday destination because of its geographical proximity and unique attractions, a local tourism official said. “Whatever the obstacles, including …

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THK Tourism Awards Presentation

23.12.2008
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This year, the accreditation team of Tri Hita Karana (THK Tourism Awards) issued four Emerald Awards respectively for Sofitel Seminyak; Nusa Lembongan Resort; Waka Di Ume Resort & Spa; Tanah Lot. They are entitled to receive Emerald Awards as the highest medal of the THK Tourism Awards since they all have accomplished Gold Awards three times in succession namely in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Another two Emerald Awards were presented to Matahari Beach Resort & Spa and Melia Bali Villas & Spa Resort for the second time. …

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Bali to Remain Holiday Destination for Australians

To Australians, Bali will continue to be a main holiday destination because of its geographical proximity and unique attractions, a local tourism official said. “Whatever the obstacles, including terror threats, Australian tourists will continue to spend their holidays in Bali,” Bali Tourism Board spokesman, Ida Bagus Ngurah Wijaya said Monday (10/11). He said the number of Australian tourists visiting Bali so far had continued to increase and was now second only to the number of Japanese visitors. Even when the Australian government issued travel warnings on Indonesia, …

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News Archive October 2008

30.10.2008

30 October 2008 GEMPITA GIANYAR 2008 “ROMANCING NATURE IN PARADISE” Gempita Gianyar – the art, culture and environment festival which had became the landmark of the raise of Gianyar and Bali tourism – will be held this year on the upcoming 14 – 16 November 2008, as in the mutual cooperation between Gianyar Resident Govern Tweet

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Gempita Gianyar 2008

30.10.2008

Gempita Gianyar – the art, culture and environment festival which had became the landmark of the raise of Gianyar and Bali tourism – will be held this year on the upcoming 14 – 16 November 2008, as in the mutual cooperation between Gianyar Resident Government and Sekar Saji Nusantara Foundation. The festival is not only aiming to preserve Bali natural culture and to promote Gianyar as art centre of Bali, but also to attract world’s attention. The artwork masterpiece that includes art, culture and environmental conservation is …

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