Lontar Manuscript: Where the Balinese Turn to for Wisdom

Lontar Manuscript: Where the Balinese Turn to for Wisdom

Studying the content of *Lontar manuscripts is just like turning back in time without actually taking a time machine. For hundreds of years, Lontar has become the medium of choice to preserve ...
Lontar, Balinese Sacred Manuscript

Lontar, Balinese Sacred Manuscript

Lontar is a traditional manuscript written on dried palm leaves; almost unknown to many, but it is perhaps one of the most crucial and oldest cultural manifestations of the Balinese people, dating ...
Gending Rare: Balinese Nursery Rhymes Teach Norms and Values

Gending Rare: Balinese Nursery Rhymes Teach Norms and Values

Nursery rhyme’s are crucial to the development of a child's identity. However, in today’s world, where diverse forms of entertainment proliferate within digital domains, are nursery rhymes still significant, or are they ...
Villagers Took Action Protecting Their Language

Villagers Took Action Protecting Their Language

The people of Punggul Village (Bali, Indonesia) have shown their commitment in preserving their language, alphabets and literature, by organising an event called Balinese Language Month 2020. Government officials, village organisations, and ...
CMA’s Indonesian Cultural Festival

CMA’s Indonesian Cultural Festival

Introduction: A wonderful event, the ‘Indonesian Cultural festival’, organized by the Children’s Museum of the Arts, took place last week in the heart of New York City, celebrating and implementing the important ...