As a part of its dedication to preserving and selling Bali’s vibrant cultural heritage, Bali’s largest built-in resort vacation spot, often called AYANA, will absolutely open SAKA Museum, a brand new Bali cultural middle, in 2024.
SAKA shall be an vital cultural hub for celebrating the island’s inventive, religious and philosophical expressions, whereas its enormous, open-air and indoor areas make it an upscale venue for various occasions.
AYANA, via the creation of SAKA Museum, expands its contribution to the Balinese neighborhood by supporting its artists, historians, scientists and students, whereas enriching guests with a deeper understanding of the island’s residing heritage. With a nod to the Balinese Saka calendar, an historic Hindu photo voltaic calendar tailored by the Balinese to accommodate spiritual and ceremonial actions dictated by the cycles of the moon, the museum’s identify completely describes its mission of bridging the previous, current and way forward for Bali.
The SAKA Museum will supply an distinctive venue for a variety of occasions. Occupying the primary flooring, the East Gallery is an indoor area offering an exquisite setting for particular occasions, from weddings to company gatherings of as much as 300 visitors. Surrounded by the property’s lush gardens and providing spectacular sundown views, the second flooring’s SAKA Backyard shall be an out of doors area outfitted with a floating stage and a capability of as much as 400 individuals.
For the museum’s inside design, AYANA collaborated with award-winning Napp Studio & Architects, recognized for its work constructing unusual museums that actually improve guests’ curiosity. For its inaugural exhibition in 2023, SAKA Museum collaborated with Balinese communities and artists to create ogoh-ogoh, big effigies paraded via the streets on the eve of the Saka calendar’s most vital day: Nyepi, Bali’s New Yr celebration and day of silence.
The museum’s everlasting assortment, to be unveiled this 12 months, has been curated by a committee of famend researchers, collectors and cultural specialists.
“With the SAKA Museum, AYANA goals to considerably enhance its contribution to the Balinese neighborhood that has offered many blessings to the AYANA household,” mentioned Giordano Faggioli, basic supervisor, AYANA Resort. “With its prime place on the entrance to the AYANA property, all visitors will see the SAKA upon coming into the property, which signifies the museum’s significance for AYANA. As Bali has emerged because the area’s main conferences vacation spot, AYANA is happy that the SAKA Museum will grow to be the world’s most culturally immersive occasion venue.”
Situated simply 7 miles from Bali’s worldwide airport (DPS), the expansive AYANA Resort sits on a stretch of cliff-front shoreline above Jimbaran Bay. The 222-acre resort is dwelling to 4 award-winning lodges: AYANA Resort Bali (294 rooms); AYANA Segara Bali (197 rooms); AYANA Villas Bali (78 villas); and RIMBA by AYANA Bali (403 rooms). The resort provides 15 wedding ceremony venues, 14 freshwater swimming swimming pools, a secluded seaside, 27 eating venues, 15 assembly and occasion venues, a enterprise middle, 18-hole golf placing course, two tennis courts, a jogging observe, two health facilities, two children’ golf equipment, and shortly SAKA Museum.
Within the lead-up to the official opening in 2024, (a selected date has not but been introduced), visitors of AYANA’s 4 resorts in Bali can now go to the museum, freed from cost, by scheduling their go to by way of the AYANA app.