Sat, 15 Jun 2019 @12:00 AM
Sun, 14 Jul 2019 @11:59 PM
Taman Werdhi Budaya Arts Centre
Bali’s most prominent cultural celebration is back in 2019 for their 41st event running. That’s right, on June 15 2019, the Bali Arts Festival officially opens!
This is Bali’s cultural highlight of the year, where for a whole month all aspects of art on on display. Everything from traditional dances, costume parades, art displays and exhibitions and musical performances are expected here. It is the best place for visitors and locals alike to witness aspects of local culture otherwise difficult to see or find.
The festival always starts with its popular parade, the opening ceremony, which is held at the Bajra Sandhi monument in Denpasar – the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, will be at the opening ceremony this year!
Events and exhibitions are held at the Taman Werdhi Budaya Arts Centre and the Bali Arts Centre, both in Denpasar. Of course the cultural showcases go beyond Bali and include the vibrant cultures from all around Indonesia.
A bazaar, film screenings, live music – both traditional and non – dance, art, handicrafts and children’s activities are all available for the month, finally finishing on 14 July 2019. Don’t miss it!