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Ubud Writers and Readers Festival

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

Ubud, in the beautiful highlands of Bali, has long been an area associated with culture and the arts. Since 2003, it has also been home to the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival – South East Asia’s most acclaimed and culturally diverse literary event. In 2013, the Festival will commemorate its 10-year anniversary with a five […]

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Saving the Bali Mynah Bird

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

Bali was once graced with a large population of the beautiful Bali Mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi), locally known as Curik Bali or Jalak Bali. But years of rampant hunting has brought the species to the brink of extinction. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of […]

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Party of the Century at Ku De Ta

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

Cool, breezy beach side hangout, Ku De Ta, is set to host more of their legendary Balinese High Season Parties. This month, make a splash on Saturday 10 August at their Bikini Day party from 2pm to 11pm, with a further week long agenda of entertainment culminating in the breathtaking White Party of Saturday 17 […]

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Mangrove Conservation Scores World Class Boost

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

According to some authorities, excessive land-use change has caused severe damage to 11.44% of Bali’s 2.215 hectares of mangrove forest. Measures have been taken to stop further deprivation and to increase the extent of the existing area.  Recently the island-wide effort received a major help from renowned Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo…

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Let’s Get (Bio-) Physical!

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

From September 21st to the 26th, on the ever mystical “Island of the Gods”, science and spirituality will join together at  the first Bio-Physical Symposium. A two-day conference and product exhibition will be hosted in Bali’s capital,  Denpasar and will be preceeded by a four-day series of workshops, which are to be hosted at various […]

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Independence Day

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

On August 17th, greet your local friends with, “Merdeka!”  (Freedom!), as the nation celebrates its 68th Independence Day.  68 years ago, Indonesia was under Japanese rule, but the Japanese were losing the Pacific War to Allied Forces.  The nationalist movement took advantage of Japan’s decline in power. Sukarno and Muhammad Hatta…

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Fly and Shop

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

Starting July 2013 Singapore Airlines increased its first-rate air travel experience between Singapore and Bali to 3 to 4 times per day. In addition, Singapore Airlines’ customers in Bali can enjoy a 75% discount when shopping at participating retail and food & beverage outlets at Beachwalk Kuta. To take advantage of the program, just present […]

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Exciting and Ecletic Line-Up for Ubud Village Jazz Festival

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

Slow paced, bohemian Ubud, brimming with galleries, boutiques, restaurants and culture in general, a growing tourist destination up in the hills and lush green rice paddies of Central Bali; the perfect destination for a brand new eco-friendly Jazz Festival. On August 9th and 10th this year, up to 100 renowned international and Indonesian Jazz…

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Eid al-Fitr Celebration

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

Eid al-Fitr sees Muslims around the world celebrating the end of a month-long fasting period. Here, Eid al-Fitr is arguably the biggest holiday event that sees millions of Indonesian Moslems take to the road, sea, and air on a nation-wide pilgrimage to their hometown. It is the best time for migrant Moslems to return home […]

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Charity Tennis in Nusa Dua

What's On | Jul 25, 2013

Rotary Club Bali Nusa Dua returns with the 22nd Annual Rotary Bali Charity Tennis Tournament to raise money to provide health and human services for the poor and disadvantaged children in Bali and other nearby islands. This year’s event will take place at the Nikko Bali Resort and Spa’s tennis courts in Nusa Dua on […]

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