SHOPPING MALL IN KUTA – DISCOVERY SHOPPING MALL

Discovery Shopping Mall is one among the largest shopping malls in Bali and the second largest shopping hub in Kuta after the newer Kuta Beachwalk. It is located on one of Kuta’s main roads, the Jalan Kartika Plaza, and features a beachside location with an amphitheatre on the sands of Kuta Beach. Just beside Bali Garden Beach Resort and also could be access from Boardwalk Restaurant. Continue reading

SARASWATI & PAGERWESI

SARASWATI

Saraswati was celebrate on 13 October 2018 is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, arts, wisdom and nature. She is symbolized by an attractive woman with a white swan among water lilies. The swan symbolizes prudence, so that one’s knowledge is able to distinguish between good and evil.
On Saraswati day the Balinese will bring offerings to the holy books and scrolls in their houses. Students will celebrate Saraswati at school usually in the morning. Balinese people who have an office job will make offerings at their office.
In the afternoon, the Balinese are not allowed to read or write books because all the books are blessed. In the evening, people will read books (preferably religious books) at home or in the temple.


PAGERWESI

Four days after Saraswati comes Pagerwesi Held in 17 October – Pagerwesi is the concluding day for the ‘wealth’ series of celebrations. It signifies spiritual ‘reinforcement’. Its name, combining the words pager and wesi, suggests ‘iron fence’ in English. Anything of high importance, the soul and spirit in this sense, should be protected from negative influences. The day is the final significant highlight in this series of holy days in Bali. It aims to protect the blessed subjects of spiritual assets celebrated in the previous days.

BEST EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER 2018

Our Bali Garden. “Employee-of-the-Month program recognizes employees who go above and beyond typical job expectations, provide outstanding customer service, or perform distinctive achievements and show quality and commitment in their work environment.

This appreciation and recognition was for 3 employees from our Security Department : I Dewa Putu Kaler, Nyoman raka Putra Udyana, I Gusti Bagus Arta . They were nominated because of their constant and ongoing commitment towards our fire safety measures ensuring a safe environment for all of our guests and employees. Congratulations to our very worthy winners of the EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER 2018.

NUSA DUA FIESTA 2018

Nusa Dua Fiesta 2018 brings back the fun and colourful week of arts exhibitions, cultural performances and sporting events to its namesake luxury beach resort area on Bali’s southeast coast. First held in 1996 as Nusa Dua Festival and becoming a fiesta in its ninth year, it welcomes the general public to this otherwise exclusive tourism enclave, with different shows and events held in various venues throughout Nusa Dua.

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THE GARUDA BIRD HAS LANDED!

PRESIDENT JOKO WIDODO OFFICIALLY OPENS THE GARUDA WISNU KENCANA MONUMENT – THE WORLD’S 3RD TALLEST STATUE

At 7:30 pm on Saturday, September 22, 2018, Indonesia President Joko Widodo officially inaugurated the 121-meter-tall GARUDA WISNU KENCANA MONUMENT (GWK) at Ungusan, South Bali.


As reported by NUSABALI, the President proclaimed the monument statue a work of “great art in the modern era”. Speaking before the large audience on hand to witness the monument’s “official” launch, President Joko Widodo said: “On this beautiful evening, I am very pleased to join you all to view this great colossal work of art by a Son of the Nation – the Garuda Wisnu Kencana Monument. I call this a colossal work of art because this statues is one of the tallest in the world.” Continue reading

DISASTER AND ALERTNESS TRAINING

Disaster management training is prepared to ensure rapid and appropriate efforts to deal with disasters. It also can improve the employee awareness, alertness & preparedness in facing disaster threats based on potential disasters in the Kuta area. The aim of is to build the capacity of the employees staff, to improve preparedness and response at all levels before during and after disasters and to give all components of the Movement the means to work together in a coordinated manner.

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2018 ASIAN GAMES CLOSING CEREMONY

Vice President Jusuf Kalla, as the chairman of the steering council of the 2018 Indonesian Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC), presided over the closing ceremony of the 18th Asian Games at the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) Main Stadium, Senayan, Jakarta, on Sunday evening.
Kalla arrived at the GBK at 7 pm and was welcomed by Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Puan Maharani as deputy chairwoman of the INASGOC steering council.
Also present was the president of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, president of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, INASGOC chairman Erick Thohir, Indonesian chef de mission Syafruddin, Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi and Youth and Sports Minister Imam Nahrawi. Continue reading

THE 12TH ANNUAL BALINALE

Bali International Film Festival, also known and registered as Balinale, is recognized internationally for the diversity of its programming consisting of Indonesian and international independent and award winning fiction, documentary, feature and short films. Balinale’s theme in 2017 was, “connecting communities through the world of film.” It’s slated to present a program of films that project visions and dreams in a positive way, enabling greater exposure, tolerance and acceptance of countries and cultures. The main screenings of Balinale are at the Cinemaxx movie theatre, at the Lippo Mall Kuta. Continue reading