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About is a collaboration of experts and laypeople from within and outside of Bali who are trying to keep Balinese strong.
We strive to encourage people to value Balinese.

Some of us are native Balinese, some of us are married to a Balinese or have a Balinese parent, some of us are academics with an expertise in some facet of Balinese culture, and some just have a personal interest or connection to Bali. Some of us live in Bali, some in the United States, and some in the many places in between.

If you'd like to get involved with any of our projects or would like to suggest others, please get in touch with us.

  • Wiki Dictionary

    An evolving multimedia "living" Balinese-English-Indonesian reference wiki dictionary

  • Poetry Contests

    A monthly online poetry contest and an annual live poetry slam

  • Google

    Google's Home Page in Balinese

  • Educational Materials

    Educational materials via fun and interactive software to learn Balinese script and conversational Balinese


Here are some of the people behind BASAbali
Ayu Mandala
Director of
I Kadek Purnawan
Tech Specialist
Gde Nala Antara
WIKI Expert
Gusti Made Sutjaja
WIKI Expert
Mas Ruscitadewi
WIKI Expert
Putu Eka Guna Yasa
WIKI Expert
Kadek Reland Udayana
WIKI Expert
Made Sudiana
WIKI Expert
Ari Dwijayanthi
WIKI Expert
Alissa Stern
Founding Director

Samples of our Interactive Software

Get in touch

If you’d like to get involved with any of these efforts, please let us know.