Monday, March 31, 2014

Monday, March 31, 2014

Ogoh-ogoh parade 2014 in Bali

Ogoh-ogoh parade 2014 in Bali

Ogoh-ogoh parade 2014 took place on March 30, 2014 in Bali, but only Badung regency government prohibiting the parade because the political situation ahead of the elections.


Ogoh-ogoh is a paper doll or a sponge, which is very large in size, are made to welcome Nyepi day in Bali. Ogoh-ogoh usually take around the town or village. To bring the ogoh-ogoh around the city should be adopted by many people, because it is very large. Usually that makes and brings ogoh-ogoh around the city are young men.

Ogoh-ogoh parade 2014 is already underway on March 30. Starting from 2:00 pm until finished at night. Many forms and shapes ogoh-ogoh are made ​​by creative young people. All intangible creepy, as a symbol of evil and the devil.

Ogoh-ogoh is a tradition that has existed since many years ago. Previously there was no parade of ogoh-ogoh. But now the parade is made with the aim to attract tourists to come to Bali, and the annual performances that appeal to tourists and residents.

Ogoh-ogoh parade 2014 in Bali
When the ogoh-ogoh parade took place, it was very exciting and fun. The young man who brought ogoh-ogoh are very pleased and excited with the results of their work were taken around the village or town. Usually accompanying the ogoh-ogoh are young people of the traditional youth organizations in a village and hamlet.

Before the parade started, some areas of the island of Bali became wet because there is heavy rain. The rain did not last long, when the afternoon before the parade is no more rain. However, some of ogoh-ogoh are on display at the side of the road being damaged. Most of ogoh-ogoh is broken is made of paper. But the ogoh-ogoh all damaged by the rain kept the stage for the parade.

Ogoh-ogoh parade 2014 in Bali

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