Nyepi - Bali's Day of Silence
Nyepi, Bali's Day of Silence will be held on the 9 March 2016. It starts at 6am and goes for 24 hours. It is a day of reflection where noises are kept to a minimum throughout the island. On Nyepi day, the entire island of Bali will come to a complete standstill, no planes will land or take off for 24 hours, all shops are closed and no one is allowed on the beach or on the streets. There will be local watchmen known as pecalang to ascertain that this rule is obeyed. Noise around the resort must be kept to a minimum.