Enjoy musicals and theater performances in this superb festival.
‘Bangsawan’ which means nobleman, depicts the legends and stories of Malay nobles in the palaces of the olden days.
You know you are witnessing the lead-up to the country’s National Day when the island starts turning a particular shade of red and white – largely from the flags fluttering from buildings, houses and even cars.
The formerly invisible culture of Papuan Indonesia takes center stage in this festival that celebrates Baliem Valley’s tribes. Participating villagers stage a mock battle in full regalia, followed by traditional Papuan dances, Papuan music, pig racing, and spear throwing contests.
Situated at an altitude of 1,600 meters, the great Baliem Valley holds Dani, Yali, and Lani Tribes. These tribes are direct survivors from the Stone Age. Every year, the three tribes held a ritual in the form of a small-scale war called the Baliem Valley Festival where warriors of the tribes throw spears to each other, accompanied by distinctive war cries of Dani people.
A fun non-competitive run in the vicinity of Kea Farm and Tringkap, taking you through the mountainous terrain of Cameron Highlands.
A road race that starts in Temerloh and ends at the central point of Peninsular Malaysia. The ride takes participants through scenic routes and tourist attractions.
The beautiful highlands of Dieng Plateau in Central Java will be animated with festivity when the Dieng Cultural Festival gets underway. Held annually as a community celebration, the festival presents a variety of art and cultural performances, Dieng's finest products exhibition, and to top it all is the unique dreadlock kids’ ritual ceremony (or Ruwatan anak gembel/gimbal).
Taking place in the city of Cirebon, Gotrasawala introduces various high-quality West Javanese art performances. This international festival is known for regularly inviting both critically acclaimed and highly prestigious bands, ensembles, speakers, and craftsmen from various parts of the country and the world in one epic set list.
Not to be taken for granted, north Bali has a robust heritage to preserve and celebrate. Buleleng Festival, as a gateway to a fun fiesta, appreciates the local arts and cultures. By integrating education, social, and environmental aspects, Buleleng Festival combines them and makes an exciting cultural promotion dedicated for vacationers.
22 - 26 January 2018