Island of the Gods will shake the world with the Bali Spirit Festival (BSF) in 2016, in Banuswari Resort and Spa, Gianyar, Bali, March 29 to April 3, 2016. Thousands of participants from around the world will enjoy a feast of culture, live updates and inspiration, coherence with nature through yoga, dance, and musical performances.

“Bali Spirit Festival is for yoga enthusiasts, dancers, musicians and spiritual seekers from all over the world. They will be joined to inspire each other and maintain the potential of each individual, incorporated in a magnificent event, “said Rob Webber, Director of the BSF which has issued own media, in www.balispiritfestival.com.

BSF is a global celebration of yoga, dance and music world, offering rejuvenation and inspiration for all participants, providing more than 230 classes each day in yoga, meditation, healing, dance, and music along with a seminar focusing on healing, health, spirituality and personal development , “The festival is also to bring together dozens of top international artists and world-class musicians, attracting an audience truly global for the annual event. Very appropriately carried out on the island of Bali, “he wrote on the site.

There are also events and an evening concert Bhakti Night “One World One Stage” connected in 2 pieces main stage for 5 days. Bali Spirit Festival 2016 will invite over 100 international musicians who are ready to thrill the audience with inspirational voiced the spirit of the music. Each year, the Bali Spirit Festival attended by participants of more than 50 countries. More than 50 instructors from all countries in the world will lead the workshop yoga, meditation, and healing. The instructors come from countries such as the USA, India, UK, Australia, Venezuela, France, South Korea and Jamaica.

Bali Spirit Festival has successfully developed and yoga music festival into an international event. This event is also an international event that brings together spiritual activities with the global community of yoga, dance, healing movement and rhythm of international music.

Trunyan in Bangli district, located close to tourist attractions Kintamani has a unique tradition of death ceremonies. This community of Bali Mula or Bali Aga which is a term for people who settled on the island of Bali have existed long before the advent of Hinduism. The villagers who died were not buried and not burned. The bodies wrapped in cloth and placed on the ground. Then the body was protected by a triangular-shaped woven bamboo. Then left to rot. This tradition is called Mepasah.

Surprisingly, no foul smell. That said, a large tree that emit scent in this area are able to reduce the stench. This large tree is referred to as Taru Menyan. There are three places that Sema Wayah cemetery for people who died of natural causes. Then Sema Nguda for babies who died and Sema Bantas for people who died of unnatural like an accident.

Generally, tourists are invited to Sema Wayah location. These tombs are reachable only by boat, rising from residential areas Terunyan village or from the shore of Lake Batur Bali. But tourists usually departs from the shores of Lake Batur from Gianyar. Then the boat ride to the east.

The funeral procession was fairly unique. Because the body was transported by boat to get to the location Sema Wayah. Sema Wayah it can only be accessed by boat. Arriving at Sema Wayah, tourists can go down in the beautiful pier along the path to the cemetery. Large trees would be welcome. Then will appear the skulls lined clearly visible. Sometimes, tourists could see the bodies of the newly laid. Including its treasures.

Nine dance performance has been determined to be a world cultural heritage does not object to the UNESCO meeting in Windhouk, Namibia, Africa, Wednesday (12/02/2015). The type of nine Bali dance is?
“The nine types of Balinese dances are divided into three types of dance, there are wali, bebali, and bebalihan,” explained Head of the Bali Provincial Cultural Office, Dewa Putu Berata. From the three types of these, each dance has a different use. Putu said that if the Wali dance is a sacred dance used for religious ceremonies.

“Wali Dance is the Rejang dance, dance Sanghyang Dedari, Baris dance ceremony,” said Putu.
Meanwhile, to dance with the type of bebalihan also consists of three dances were submitted to UNESCO. The dance, called Putu, the mask dance, drama Gambuh dance, dance drama Wayang Wong.
“If bebalihan dance, the dance a sacred spring. Usually dance to complement or religious accompaniment,” he explained. Then, dance the last dance types bebalihan or balih-balihan is a type of dance for the entertainment that is usually presented to tourists. He said that if the dance is usually displayed on special occasions such as in hotels or tourist places serving bebalihan dance.

“Dance for entertainment such as Legong Keraton, the dance Joged Bumbung, and dance Barong Ket ‘Kuntisraya’. Ordinary shown to tourists,” he said. Earlier, Putu Berata said, there are nine types of dance were submitted to UNESCO, namely dance Rejang, dance Sanghyang Dedari, Baris dance ceremony, mask dance, drama Gambuh dance, dance drama Wayang Wong, Legong Keraton, the dance Joged Bumbung, and dance Barong Ket “Kuntisraya”.