Bali New Year.
In the evening, the people will perform the Pengrupukan ceremony to appease the evil spirits who descend on earth on this particular night to disturb the equilibrium of world peace. People, young and old, will crowd the street, light fires and make any conceivable noise in the belief that will distract the spirits. A procession of unusual effigies is carried also in this night. The effigies, which are known as Ogoh-ogoh, are made of papier-mache and bamboo frame, and are the symbol of the evil spirits. Each cormmunily will work hard to create the most impressive Ogoh-ogoh to carry around the village..................
Category: Mask tradition / Rituals
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