Balinese men compete during a buffalo race in Jembrana, western Bali, Indonesia, Aug. More than three hundred buffaloes participated in the "Mekepung" (buffalo race), a thanksgiving ritual after a successful harvest.
Hindu people carry offerings during the Galungan holiday at Puseh Peliatan temple in Ubud, Bali, on Aug. 29. Balinese Hindus celebrate Galungan as a victory of Dharma (truth) against wrongdoing (Adharma) by worshipping at temple in all of Bali's villages. (Antara Photo).
Buddhist monks release a floating lantern during the Waisak festival at Borobudur temple in Magelang, Central Java, Indonesia on May The festival celebrates the birth, death and enlightenment of Buddha. (JG Photo/Boy T Harjanto)
Balinese villagers battle using thorny pandanus leaves and rattan shields during the annual Perang Pandan (Pandanus War) event in Tenganan village, on Karangasem-Bali island on June 8, 2012. Although their bodies are splattered with blood, the men are proud as they believe they have made a sacrifice to the gods, to balance the human body and the universe. (AFP Photo/Sonny Tumbelaka)
Traditional Balinese dancers move to the sound of American musicians The Jack Quartet and Brian Baumbusch in Denpasar, Bali on June 28, 2012. The string quartet mixed traditional Balinese gamelan with violin and cello arrangements at the Bali Arts Festival 34. (Antara Photo/Nyoman Budhiana)
A family prays near the tomb of their relative at the Al-Mashun Grand Mosque cemetery in Medan on Sunday. Indonesian Muslims visit the graves of their relatives ahead of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadhan.
An Indonesia Arts and Culture Scholarship winner from the Czech Republic performing a dance from East Java during the "Indonesian Channel event at the Sultan's Palace in Solo, Central Java, on July (Antara Photo/Andika Betha).