Brazil Carnival and Beach. A little youtube experiment, I will tell you what it is about in a few months
I visit the Hongdae area which is one of Seoul’s best districts to go out in. Fellow Australian Jason explains to me that the dance moves the locals are doing, originated in Melbourne Australia and were spread around the world by online video. The original dance was called the ‘Melbourne Shuffle’.
An interesting TED TALK about how online video is driving innovation across several disciplines, including dance
Just out of Ubud you can find the village of Mas. Various villages around Bali specialise in particular craft. Mas is famous for it’s mask making.
The masks were originally produced for sacred temple dances, but with the advent of tourism, are now also created for wall decorations.
A mask carver is called a ‘undagi tapel’ and the tradition is usually passed down through families. Mask making is a respected occupation and is practised by members of the Brahman case since they know the required rituals involved in making a sacred mask.