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The creation of the Ogoh Ogoh

Posted by
: Helen : (Helen is photographing in Melbourne,, Australia) on 28 March 2016 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Nyepi


As mentioned in a previous post. Nyepi is the name for the Balinese New Year. It is preceded by many other rituals and festivals.


During Melasti, the 6 days prior to Nyepi, the young and old in all villages and districts are feverishly making Ogoh Ogoh.


Ogoh Ogoh are terrifying monster figures that will paraded throughout the villages and streets on the day prior to Nyepi. More tomorrow ...

Canon EOS 5D Mark III 1/100 second F/7.1 ISO 100 28 mm

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omid from mashhad, Iran

A M A Z I N G !

28 Mar 2016 6:39am

Devi from Chennai, India

Phew !!! Anything without head is scary!!!!!

28 Mar 2016 9:19am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Oh my goodness! This is a fabulous close view of the details

28 Mar 2016 4:35pm

Philnz from Ngatea, New Zealand

Great looking forward to tomorrow.

28 Mar 2016 8:18pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is a gorgeous monster.

29 Mar 2016 1:50am

James from Central Florida, United States

the headless mermaid ???

29 Mar 2016 2:41am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

un bon partage

29 Mar 2016 2:20pm