Ogoh Ogoh

Ogoh ogoh,a huge papier mache shape of fearsome monters were carried through town and villages together with dancers,performers and traditional gamelan music instruments. Ogoh ogoh parade is held a day before Nyepi, the day of silence. Its great to know that younger generation are encourage to use eco friendly and recycle material, a small and early steps to preserve the enviroment. Ogoh ogoh is also a huge competition among village and town, to compete for best performance and best statue. The idea of this ceremony is to ward off evil spirit from harming a human being. Once the ritual is over, the monters sculptures are usually burnt to ashes or broken down into pieces as symbol of self purification.