Thursday, March 27, 2014

Information about Ogoh-ogoh Parade 2014

Ogoh-ogoh is a large doll made ​​of paper and cork, to parade before Nyepi Day in Bali, created by the youth to welcome Nyepi Day. In the village there are a lot of ogoh-ogoh are made​​. Each village consists of the hamlets. Each hamlet there is a traditional youth organizations. Each youth organizations make the ogoh-ogoh in large size. Ogoh-ogoh are made ​​by a young man who made ​​him endure.

Parade of ogoh-ogoh 2014 may not be festive as last year. This year there are a lot of restrictions by the government to the youth organizations that make ogoh-ogoh. There are even governments in a district that is officially banned the parade ogoh-ogoh security reasons.

Here is some important information about the parade of ogoh-ogoh 2014:
1. Ogoh-ogoh parade took place on March 30, 2014, on Sunday.
2. Ogoh-ogoh parade starting at 2:00 pm until the evening, but not the same in each different area in Bali.
3. Badung regency government, officially forbids its citizens to make ogoh-ogoh, and parade.
4. Best ogoh-ogoh parade usually in Denpasar, because it has a very large source of funds.
5. There is information that in Ubud there is no parade of ogoh-ogoh, but there has been no official information from the government.
6. Ogoh-ogoh parade this year is feared to have a political element, since the parliamentary elections on 9 April 2014.
7. Certainly all roads in Bali will be traffic jams.