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Making Balinese Shadow Puppets

We learned about the battle between good and evil told through the popular Balinese story of the characters, Barong, the king of the good spirits, and the witch queen, Rangda.  We examined some Balinese carved wooden masks of Barong and Rangda and discussed their fearsome appearance as depicted by Balinese artists.  We saw similarly fearsome […]

Visiting the Green School in Bali

Many Balinese people live in harmony with the natural environment, seeing spirit and soul in the natural world around them.  We took a look at the Green School in Bali, an international school without walls and made out of bamboo.   The Green School’s goals are to deepen the bonds between people and nature, and to […]