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Balinese men hold cock fighters during the Tabuh Rah ceremony at a Temple in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia, 28 December 2014. Traditional cockfighting or locally named “Tajen”, was once performed as a sacred ritual in Bali but now has become a source of gambling for many local Balinese men. Cockfighting is staged during the anniversary of a temple. The rituals are mainly aimed at preventing the evil spirits from harming people. (Photo by Made Nagi/EPA)

Balinese men hold cock fighters during the Tabuh Rah ceremony at a Temple in Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia, 28 December 2014. Traditional cockfighting or locally named “Tajen”, was once performed as a sacred ritual in Bali but now has become a source of gambling for many local Balinese men. Cockfighting is staged during the anniversary of a temple. The rituals are mainly aimed at preventing the evil spirits from harming people. (Photo by Made Nagi/EPA)
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04 Jan 2015 12:38:00
A cricket breeder shows his two adult fighter crickets on a bamboo tubes called Bumbung. (Photo by A. A. Gde Agung/JG Photo)

Most of people who have visited Bali have seen the cockfighting popular among the locals. A little-known but no less ardent hobby among Bali’s farming community is cricket fighting, or mejangkrikang. The insects face off inside bamboo tubes known as bumbung, and bets are placed on the bouts, which typically last two minutes. Here: a cricket breeder shows his two adult fighter crickets on a bamboo tubes called Bumbung. (Photo by A. A. Gde Agung/JG Photo)
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07 Jan 2015 14:22:00
Balinese Hindus carry Pratimas, or symbols of God, on the beach during Melasti, a purification ceremony, ahead of the holy day of Nyepi, in Gianyar on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, March 6, 2016. Nyepi is a day of silence to celebrate the Balinese new year, reserved for self-reflection, where people are not allowed to use lights, light fires, work, travel or enjoy entertainment. (Photo by Roni Bintang/Reuters)

Balinese Hindus carry Pratimas, or symbols of God, on the beach during Melasti, a purification ceremony, ahead of the holy day of Nyepi, in Gianyar on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, March 6, 2016. Nyepi is a day of silence to celebrate the Balinese new year, reserved for self-reflection, where people are not allowed to use lights, light fires, work, travel or enjoy entertainment. (Photo by Roni Bintang/Reuters)
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07 Mar 2016 11:19:00
A young Balinese man tries to kiss a woman during the Kissing Festival known as “Omed-Omedan” at Sesetan village on April 1, 2014 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)

A young Balinese man tries to kiss a woman during the Kissing Festival known as “Omed-Omedan” at Sesetan village on April 1, 2014 in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia. (Photo by Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)
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02 Apr 2014 10:32:00
Mount Agung's eruption is seen next to a Balinese temple at Kubu sub-district in Karangasem Regency on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on November 26, 2017. (Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP Photo)

Mount Agung's eruption is seen next to a Balinese temple at Kubu sub-district in Karangasem Regency on Indonesia's resort island of Bali on November 26, 2017. Indonesia authorities raised the alert for the rumbling volcano to highest level on Monday and closed the international airport on tourist island of Bali stranding thousands of travelers. (Photo by Sonny Tumbelaka/AFP Photo)
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28 Nov 2017 08:37:00
Samurai commiting seppuku (hara-kiri) in Japan, circa 1880. (Photo by adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images)

Samurai commiting seppuku (hara-kiri) in Japan, circa 1880. (Photo by adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images)
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27 Jan 2017 10:43:00
Team Strong Silvers member Ngai Hin Kwok, 66, works out as teammate Ng Siu Chi, 57, watches at a stadium in Singapore March 15, 2015. Team Strong Silvers, is a group of senior citizens who train in calisthenics. The trio trains individually at least three times a week, and meets up for joint calisthenics at least twice a month. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)

Team Strong Silvers member Ngai Hin Kwok, 66, works out as teammate Ng Siu Chi, 57, watches at a stadium in Singapore March 15, 2015. Team Strong Silvers, is a group of senior citizens who train in calisthenics. The trio trains individually at least three times a week, and meets up for joint calisthenics at least twice a month. (Photo by Edgar Su/Reuters)
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16 Mar 2015 10:25:00
Royal Hindu Cremation Held In Bali

A black bull sarcophagus stands at Puri Ubud during the Hindu Royal cremation – also know as the Pengabenan – for the late Anak Agung Niang Rai, mother of Gianyar Regent, Tjokorda Oka Artha Ardana Sukawati, at Puri Ubud in Gianyar Bali on August 17, 2011 in Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Niang Rai died in a Denpasar hospital in May; her actual cremation will take place on August 18 and will involve a nine level, 24m high 'bade' or body carring tower, made by upto 100 volunteers from 14 local villages. It will be carried to the cremation by 4500 Ubud residents. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)
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19 Aug 2011 09:30:00