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Ogoh-Ogoh Parade On The Eve Of Bali's Silent Day

Winnie So | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Winnie So

On the eve of Nyepi, there are parades all throughout the island of ogoh-ogoh made by local villagers. Ogoh-ogoh are papier-mache effigies of gods and creatures taken from Hindu mythology. They are paraded through the village to much fanfare before being burned, symbolizing cleansing and purification from evil.