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Top 8 Guest Favorite Balinese Foods

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As a tropical island where spices and rice grow fruitfully, Bali has myriads of exotic, finger-licking foods, varied from main courses to traditional snacks. As exotic as it can be, here’s a list of most favorite Balinese foods.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year Superstitions

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The Year of the Rooster will start on January 28, 2017. People around the globe who have ties with the Chinese traditions believe that there are the Do's and Don'ts they should follow in anticipation of the coming New Year. Taboos and superstitions have existed since ancient Chinese, believed to invite good things to happen and ward off bad luck throughout the year. Whether or not you will follow or ignore them, here are some of those taboos on Chinese New Year Day.

Goddess Saraswati celebrated during Saraswati Day

Saraswati Day in Bali

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Saraswati Day is celebrated once every Balinese 210-day lunar year, taking the name from the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, wisdom and learning. To pay tribute to the sacred day, the Balinese place offerings in temples and homes, and pray, asking for blessings for their holy texts, books, and any sources of knowledge and learning.