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Bali 1928: Repatriating Bali's Musical Memories

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Stored in distant archives of universities abroad, the earliest recordings of Balinese music and dance have remained a mystery for the greater Balinese society, alongside footage and photography of island life just a century ago.

Bali 1928, a project on a mission to repatriate this old documentation back to the island, is seeing the effects the past can have on today’s generation. Artistic communities, environmental groups, everyday Balinese awe-inspired by the sounds, images and scenes of their own history; invigorated to revive, revitalise and even reinvent.

Read our main feature in August 2022, and other stories from around Bali.

To listen to our feature Podcast episode featuring an interview with Bali 1928, head to
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