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The Penjor is a traditional Balinese decoration made for the Galungan festival. Galungan is a traditional Balinese celebration, similar to a Western Christmas, where families get together.
The Penjor is usually made by the head of the family, and it takes a whole day for the family to put it together.  It is then erected outside each family compound.

Curled bamboo leaves for decoration

Lana and Ketut puting the Penjor together

The Penjor is made and assembled then it is erected in front of the house / compound.

What a beautiful piece of art!

Ketut putting the Penjor up at the Jiwa Damai entrance

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