BMR and their staff talked about a plan to clean up the village with some locals. They decided to work together on this project along with some guests, to put in place a system where plastic could be collected and taken to the local recycling center in Tabanan. ..............SEE MORE
Project 2 : Project Arja BMR is helping to sponsor the newly formed Arja traditional drama group in the village. Arja traditionally enacts old stories mainly based on the Panji Romances (11-14th. centuries) and uses dialogue that is understood only by Balinese-speaking audiences.
>Project 3 : Childrens Traditional Dance classes. BMR is sponsoring these classes by hiring a traditional dance instructor to teach the children of the local village. They will then be able to perform at important ceremonies in the local temple.
Project 4 : Traditional Music Recording Project. Musikaal studio has been recording a library of traditional balinese music for 6 years. To date there are about 40 CDs of recordings which are presently being compiled into a library.
Project 5 : Traditional Music Collaboration Project. Musikaal studios Richard Kaal has been writing new music in collaboration with Balinese Gender and Salunding. After a successful Australian trip he has recorded an album of this music which is now available. ...............SEE MORE
Project 6: Childrens Balinese Art classes.
We are starting a new project with an artist in the local village to teach the children Balinese art. These classes will be held weekly and will be sponsored by BMR to give the local children a chance to learn the artform.
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