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The Miracle of Bali

The Miracle of Bali is a three-part BBC documentary series narrated by David Attenborough, about the culture of Bali. The first episode "The Midday Sun" provides a general introduction to Bali, its people and their varied arts, with the main focus on Peliatan village, its orchestra and dancers. The second episode "Night" covers the animistic rituals and festivals of Bali, officially Hindu, but with origins in ancient ceremonials practised long before Hinduism came to the island. And the third and final episode "Recital of Music" looks at music and dancing from the Balinese village of Peliatan, the separate items linked by an appropriately illustrative detail from Balinese paintings.

Episode 1 - The Midday Sun
The episode is a general introduction to Bali, its people and their varied arts, with the main focus on Peliatan village, its orchestra and dancers.

Episode 2 - Night
This episode covers the animistic rituals and festivals of Bali, officially Hindu, but with origins in ancient ceremonials practised long before Hinduism came to the island.

Episode 3 - Recital of Music
This episode is about music and dancing from the Balinese village of Peliatan, the separate items linked by an appropriately illustrative detail from Balinese paintings.


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