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Bali Arts Festival: 12 of June - 12 of July, 2010

Bali, Indonesia

Bali is said to be one of the most spiritual places in the world. It has much to celebrate and most months of the year have something of interest happening, with various seasonal things to do and tourist-friendly events taking place, often within the countless temples. Just 10km from the popular Kuta beach area, thousands come to see the most accomplished musicians and dancers perform at Indonesia's, cultural event of the year. In this year 2010, the Bali Arts Festival will be held on the 12th of June until the 12th of July.

Arts Groups from 7 countries have confirmed that they will participate in the 32 Bali Arts Festival. The include Japan, India, the USA, and China, other countries will reconfirm soon. Beside that some performance from other province in Indonesia also will participate. Don't miss this huge event of a small country. Around seven types of complex and vibrant Balinese music ensembles, dance, traditional costume, floats and giant ogoh-ogoh dolls herald the start of the festival. Discover colorful traditions and character.

The Bali Arts Festival is planning to be opened by President Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Bambang Susilo Yudhoyono. Each year, the Bali Arts Festival, beside the fed classical dances of the island, such as the legong, gambuh, kecak, barong, baris, mask dances and the like, is based on the theme around which new "dance choreography" is produced and old village dances and activities revived. Take a chance to learn more about Balinese culture and art.

The Bali Arts Festival is a full month of daily performances, handicraft exhibitions and other related cultural and commercial activities during which literally the whole of Bali comes to the city to present its offerings of dance, music and beauty. Visitors holidaying on Bali will each find different things to remember: golden beaches, extravagant temple ceremonies and old volcanic craters. Although many tourists will find it difficult to drag themselves away from the sun-drenched sands, Bali really does offer much in the way of history and traditions!

City: Bali
Country: Indonesia
By: Bali Hostels
Published on 18-Mag-2010
Section City Live
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