Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Bali Remembers
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Remembers

October 12, 2002 Bombing Commemorated with Prayer, Songs and Meditation.


Bali News:
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/18/2004)

The tragic bombing of October 12, 2002 was marked in Bali in a variety of ways during the week of its second anniversary.

The Bali Bombing Monument

Police closed roads for a 24-hour period leading up to "ground zero" and the commemoration ceremonies held at the newly inaugurated Bali bombing memorial on Tuesday, October 12, 2004, the anniversary of the bombing. During that day hundreds of mourners, many comprised of family and friends of the 202 people who died in the terrorist attack, gathered before the monument to hear songs, prayers, poems and speeches honoring the dead and condemning the perpetrators of the travesty.

Later that same day, people gathered again at the monument for a candlelight vigil that culminated at 11:15 p.m., the exact hour of the original blast.

The monument is a marble edifice standing near the bomb site based on a traditional Balinese design which incorporates a fountain and the 22 flags representing each of the countries who lost citizens in the attack. The monument also features the engraved names of all those who died near the site.

Gema Perdamaian

At a separate area of Bali, in the administrative sub-district of Renon thousands of people carrying candles and flowers gathered on the same Tuesday starting from 4:30 p.m. at the Monumen Bajra Sandhi. People came in traditional dress reflecting all of Indonesia's major cultural and religious groups. Spiritual songs, prayers and dances were presented – all celebrating the differences that enrich the world and should form the basis of peace among all people.

Songs were performed by Indonesian folk star, Franku Sahilatua and a speech calling for peace and unity was read on behalf of Bali's Governor. The ceremony closed with the ringing of a peace gong by Bali's Chief of Police, Irjen I Made Pastika and the release of balloons and doves by representatives of all religious groups found in Bali.


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Trans-national Crime Bust in Bali
Bali Police Arrest 64 Foreigners at Four Locations Involved in Cybercrime Syndicate
(1/15/2018)
Bale Banjar Culture Club Shapes Up for 2018
Monthly Program of Popular Cultural Lectures Continue at Ayodya Bali Resort in Nusa Dua
(1/15/2018)
Pray, Go to Prego
Sunday Brunch at Prego at The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali a Fun-Filled Family Affair
(1/15/2018)
Say ‘Yes’ to Nyonya
Exceptional Value at Perankan Lunch Available Every Sunday at Rumah Luwih Hotel on the IB Mantra Highway in Bali
(1/15/2018)
Unlicensed to Steal
Government Cracks Shuts Down Illegal Company Selling Property to Foreigners in Petitenget, Bali
(1/15/2018)
Mountainous Radiuses Radii
Controversy Brewing Over Reduction of Size of Exclusion Zone Surrounding Mount Agung Volcano
(1/15/2018)
Shores in Need of Shoring
Klungkung Shoreline Under Severe Threat from Erosion
(1/15/2018)
Indonesia Waives the Rules and Rule the Waives
Indonesia’s Newest Destroyer KRI I Gusti Ngurah Rai Inaugurated in Bali
(1/15/2018)
Take Two Tablets, Moses!
Six Balinese Men Face Possible Legal Action for Spiritual Quest to Mount Agung’s Crater
(1/15/2018)
An Annual Cycle for Cycles
600-kilometer ‘Tour de Indonesia’ Bicycle Race to Cross the Finish Line in Bali on Sunday, January 28, 2018
(1/15/2018)
From Salty to Sweet
Water Board Wants Crackdown on Hotel’s Desalinating Sea Water without Required Permits
(1/15/2018)
Dominion Over Earth and Heavens Above
Indonesia Serious Abut Preventing Foreign Intrusion into its Air Space
(1/15/2018)
All [News]!