Heritage of Balinese Taste : Babi Guling

At first, Babi Guling was reserved for ceremonial offerings and could only be enjoyed on holidays. Now, Babi Guling has become a global culinary specialty that is often targeted by tourists, and is even listed as an Indonesian Intangible Cultural Heritage.

How did the Babi Guling experience the shift from a ceremonial dish to a daily meal? How to make Babi Guling?

  • Anak Agung Ngurah Bagus Kesuma Yudha
  • Ida Bagus NIrartha Bas Diwangkara
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    Warisan Cita Rasa Bali : Babi Guling
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    25 minutes 47 seconds
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    January 6, 2023
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    6,500 USD
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Director Biography - Anak Agung Ngurah Bagus Kesuma Yudha

Anak Agung Ngurah Kesuma Yudha, familiarly called Agung Yudha, is a filmmaker from Denpasar, Bali. He actively involves himself in various creative communities in Bali and is the chairman of the Film Sarad community. He is also a film studies teacher at the university. Specializing in documentary and horror films, Agung Yudha has a Master's degree in Cultural Studies, which equipped him with the theoretical and conceptual framework he needed to research his film projects. The documentary he produced entitled Pekak Kukuruyuk which examines the life of Balinese oral tradition archivist Made Taro won the Eagle Awards Documentary Festival in 2014. In 2022, he completed his first long documentary film entitled "Meburu" which tells the story of the implementation of traditional activities in the village of Panjer in Bali. As well as being the Director of the culinary documentary series "Jangkep: Balinese Taste Heritage" which dissects the culinary story of Bali and its existence today. In early 2023, Agung Yudha worked as Assistant Director of the film "Where the Wild Frangipanis Grow" which will have its world premiere at the Busan International Film Festival. Apart from being a filmmaker, Agung Yudha also acts as a writer and photographer. To date, he has published five books with an audio-visual context.

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