The Bali Culture Workshop is the richest source of Balinese culture in all of Bali. It is located in Ubud, the heart of traditional Balinese culture and contains:
- A traditional Balinese shadow puppet theatre featuring regular weekly performances.
- A school of traditional Balinese puppet-making and Balinese dance – workshops can be booked for individuals and groups.
- An art gallery containing traditional Balinese artwork of all kinds including puppets, paintings and sculpture. Nowhere will you find more authentic traditional Balinese art for sale.
The workshop is run by husband and wife team Putra and Cokin. Putra is a traditional Balinese puppeteer and Cokin a renowned traditional Balinese dancer who has travelled the world performing her spellbinding craft.
The workshop is located on the grounds of Oka Kartini B&B in downtown Ubud which is run by Putra and Cokin’s extended family members. For an all-immersive Balinese cultural experience, it is possible to book a family stay in the beautiful traditional Balinese bungalows of Oka Kartini B&B, take part in puppet-making and traditional dance workshops during the day, enjoy delicious Balinese cuisine throughout the day and enjoy a live shadow puppet performance in the evening. A truly unforgettable experience for the entire family!