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Balinese

a breed of cat with the body build, temperament and light-colored body and darker ears, face, tail and legs seen in Siamese, but with semi-long hair. The name is derived from the graceful tail movements that are compared to the sinuous movements of Balinese dancers.
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The first chapter consists of Michel Picard's analysis of 'The Discourse of Kebalian: Transcultural Constructions of Balinese Identity'.
Balinese Music is generously illustrated with photographs of traditional Balinese instruments, of musicians playing instruments, and of small and large gamelan ensembles.
Until now, the standard account gave two resident European artists credit for encouraging the Balinese experimenters.
The layout of the villas was inspired by the terraced Balinese rice paddy fields, joined in layers, each with views across the Indian Ocean and private gardens.
Williamson stressed that Balinese dancing is something very different from anything that most people will have experienced.
Apart from the easily accessible location, the mostly mainA[degrees] land Indonesian and Balinese staff are wonderful and bring so much of their nation's lauded treatments, natural cosmetA[degrees] ics and charm with them.
In the Balinese version, they are divinely called to the area and the deity attracts them by gushing forth as water.
Kreasi beleganjur developed in 1986 and is linked directly to local efforts to direct Balinese male youth (teenagers, unmarried young men) toward productive and musical activity.
Balinese farmers provide a striking example of this sleep-related tutoring.
All I got were puzzled looks and a Balinese phrase that roughly translated into, "Your money's no good here, cowgirl.
This stand, which has been Staal's in earlier publications, naturally leads him to a courteous but basic disagreement with one of the principal philological writers on Balinese mantras and mudras, Christiaan Hooykaas, to whose memory the volume is dedicated.
The Balinese people of Indonesia have produced decorative masks for many ages.