Keep the Balinese Language Strong!
As with endangered species, the goal with languages should not be to wait until there are only a few remaining survivors and then place them under protection (i.e. make recordings of the last speakers). Rather, we should take the more sustainable path of preserving the diverse natural habitats where minority languages are spoken. This means taking a cultural, political and even economic approach to saving languages ... and starting as soon as possible. We are a collaboration of linguists, anthropologists, students, and laypeople, from within and outside of Bali, who are collaborating to keep Balinese strong and sustainable.
An evolving multimedia "living" Balinese-English-Indonesian reference wiki dictionary
A monthly online poetry contest and an annual live poetry slam
Google's Home Page in Balinese
Educational materials via fun and interactive software to learn Balinese script and conversational Balinese
Bekerjasama dengan pihak Yayasan Dwijendra Denpasar, BASAbali.org akhirnya meluncurkan buku cerita bergambar berjudul “Prawireng Putri Bali, Luh Ayu Manik Mas” pada Sabtu, 4 Mei 2019. Buku ini mengisahkan tentang seorang pahlawan putri asal Bali. Bertempat di Aula Yayasan Dwijendra Denpasar, acara ini dihadiri oleh para tamu undangan dari berbagai kalangan serta para siswa SMP. Peluncuran[…]
BASAbali Wiki diundang untuk menjadi narasumber dalam program Ngopi Sore yang dilaksanakan oleh Radio Sonora Bali pada hari Selasa, 9 April 2019. Pada kesempatan ini, BASAbali Wiki yang diwakilkan oleh Guna, salah satu tim BBB.
Bali, February 27, 2019 — This month, The Asia Foundation partnered with BASAbali to host a translation event at Balai Bahasa, the national language agency. The event brought together 25 government language ambassadors, professional teachers of Balinese, and BASAbali’s linguists to translate, edit, and publish 50 children’s books created by Let’s Read communities across[…]
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REDAKSIBALI.COM – Many languages have become extinct in the last 30 years and 607 have not been safe. So, language preservation efforts are very important including in this case the Balinese language. Language, script, and Balinese literature are actually the soul or spirit of Balinese culture. There is a lot of knowledge and literature[…]
The virtual Wikithon will consist of 12 two hour competitions from 14 December 14:30 WITA to 15 December 14:30. Prizes will be awarded every two hours. Teams are welcome to participate virtually or in some on the ground venues. REGISTER HERE
http://www.balidiscovery.com/activities/9-day-8-night-in-depth-discovery-of-balinese-culture Home to the last outpost of an ancient Hindu Majapahit Empire that stretched across most of Southeast Asia, Bali’s daily life on the Island is dominated by its unique religion – Agama Hindu Dharma. Every Balinese village has at least three major temples that undergo a yearly anniversary requiring the participation and devotion of[…]
Come on, lets join the competition to make creative videos in Balinese language, and win the prize. Follow our Instagram and BASABali Wiki’s Page on Facebook and upload your creative videos, don’t forget to tag us. Bring it On!
A film focusing on the efforts of BASAbali in Indonesia as they work to preserve the Balinese language for future generations. For more information, visit BASABali Wiki Official Website. This video was produced on location by an Actuality Media student crew, produced in conjunction with COM 495: Social Interest Documentary Filmmaking, a travel course led[…]