Celebrating Nyepi in Bali
A day of silence for the new year
To commemorate the new year in Bali, Nyepi is observed is day of silence and introvection. From 6.am to 6 pm, no light, no works, no travel, no revelry.
a day before Nyepi is Ngrupuk parade, where huge statues called Ogoh Ogoh are carried around balinese village in ritual aimed at banish away evil spirits. Ogoh ogoh are statues made by each village comunity to ward of evil demons and purifier the island of bali at the end of each calender year.