Our Story

Mekar Bhuana Sourcing (formerly Mekar Bhuana Online Store) was founded by Putu Evie and Vaughan in 2010. Dedicated to helping Balinese instruments and dance costume makers sell their products in the global market, the profits from this platform serves to support Mekar Bhuana Centre’s ongoing projects and activities.

Our Founders

Putu Evie

Putu Evie is a Balinese dancers and instructors from Sanur and has been dancing since she was 3 years old and has been teaching since she was 10 at her aunt's dance school.

Wayan Pon Smara

Vaughan Hatch is Putu Evie's husband and he has been living in Bali for 25 years to research and study gamelan.

Bali Family

Putu Evie's family in Bali has been involved helping to run the centre and online store since they first started.
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