A fork in the road
For years Bali bear a close association with art, a connection wholeheartedly embraced by visitors and Balinese people alike. With so much art around today, in street and swanky galleries, it’s important to know how to spot the treasures buried within.
OFTEN INCLUDED as part of the entertainment at parties, festivals and ceremonies, the offers members of the audience the chance to strut their stuff with professional dancers; hip swaying, eye lash fluttering young women, who choose their partners with the aid of a scarf they drape around the necks of likely looking men. Some try to match the dancer’s elegance. Others are content to act the buffoon.