This year, the celebration of Galungan was on May 21, 2014, and December 17, 2014. While Kuningan celebration on May 31, 2014, and December 27, 2014.
If tourists want to experience Bali with colorful shades, came during the celebration of Galungan and Kuningan. Galungan Day is a day of victory of dharma against adharma, or the triumph of good over evil. So when Galungan 2014, all Hindus in Bali will celebrate with joy and pleasure.
Excitement and pleasure of residents across the region dirasangan Bali Bali. Almost all the roads will be decorated with Penjor. Penjor made of palm leaves yellow, with all its beautiful and attractive decoration. In addition to installing roadside Penjor, Bali residents will also put up the flag of religion. The temple in front of the house will also be decorated with bright yellow cloth. So along the road in Bali will be full of bright and beautiful colors.
Galungan Day is a commemoration of the creation of the universe and its contents, and the victory of dharma against adharma. Hindus make offerings presented to the Lord with all its manifestations, as a token of gratitude for his grace and for further safety. While Penjor mounted in front of the house is a gift presented to Lord Mahadeva's in Mount Agung.
After the celebration of Galungan, a week later, residents of Bali will celebrate of Kuningan day. On the day of Kuningan, the ancestors will descend down to Earth and visited the Hindus in Bali. Residents of Bali will pray and say a prayer to the ancestors. Kuningan Day is a day to gather with family, relatives, and friends. So it is more familial.
Highly recommended to travelers who want to vacation in Bali, in order to come to Bali on Galungan celebrations. All people preparing to conduct worship in the temple. All temples will be visited to pray. Balinese are beautiful and full of color can be perceived at the time of Galungan 2014.