Cultural and Holistic Groups Rally to Sound Therapist’s Music Reconciliation Project By Heath Werrett

A former Capitol Hill US-Iran peace strategist gains local support from Bali community leaders as he launches an ambitious and unconventional project of reconciliation between the Middle East and Western world through the power of music. Now a Bali-based sound therapist and vocalist, Shervin Boloorian’s latest endeavour is a cross-cultural music activism project centred around a new Sufi-influenced album. Contained are sacred […]

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Clean Drinking Water for SD2 Pecatu

Nearly three years ago Ms. Lea Hadley, Principal of Harmony Primary School in Western Australia, together with the support of some enthusiastic parents started a school project with SD2 Pecatu School through the Adopt A School Association of WA. Its aim was to broaden the children’s understanding of other cultures, languages and to reinforce Asian Perspectives across […]

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NOISE IN PARADISE

Noise, or what we perceive as noise is typically measured in decibel. A logarithmic unit expressing the ratio of a physical quantity. Bali in  the year 1930, right at the beginning of tourism, would read a calming 30 decibel of noise, consisting of bird songs, the noise of the ocean, wind in the palm trees, even the sound of the […]

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How YOU can give back to your Bali Community

Many of us come to Bali for a vacation. Some come to help with social causes.  Even more come for personal growth. Bali has over 3 million visitors each year.  All these people bring energy, creativity, and the knowledge to this beautiful island.  If you are one of these people, you can take the opportunity to help the […]

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February 1, 2017

Do good by choosing a My RED Envelope business and they’ll do good by giving 10% to charity. You have probably heard about the red envelope given out during Chinese New Year. In the envelope is lucky money  orang pao in Hokkien. My RED Envelope is about lucky money for charities. The money has been raised by customers who […]

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Short History of the Rotary Club Bali Ubud Sunset

Our club was founded in Ubud in 2008. Only 8 short years ago. Our Rotary Club focuses on Balinese schools, on health, hygiene, and water projects across Bali. Balinese children are in dire need of this help. Some schools in Bali have NO water. No water for even a toilet, much less for washing their hands or drinking. […]

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Bali Geckos Bring Home Asia’s AFL Championship Cup

Bali is not renowned for its sporting teams, but the small island can proudly boast their Australianrules football team as Asian Champions. The Bali Geckos won their first Asia’s AFL Championship Cup (division 2) held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam last weekend. 12 teams from all over Asia competed in division 2 this year, with […]

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Peduli Alam – Creating Useable Art from Discarded Packaging

Divers, snorkelers and other visitors to the Amed coast in Karangasem, Northeast Bali have recently been discovering a rare shopping                    opportunity that comes with a terrific, albeit bitter-sweet, backstory. Bali has a major non-organic trash problem. We buy products that are manufactured and sold with too much packaging and all the packaging goes out in the trash. There […]

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July 20, 2016

Dear Bali Advertiser, I just want to say thank you again for running the ad about the Enchanted Fairy Day (my fund raiser for paralysed dad Darma and his 13 year old son Made) and give you a quick update on how it went. The Enchanted Fairy Day went really well and the kids loved […]

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