This festival honours the mother of the two powerful spirit brothers in Bagan era. She is the Goddess of Popa and her main shrine is on Popa Crest, near Bagan. She is a powerful spirit and protector of women.
Situated in the serene surroundings of Ubud, Ubud Village Jazz Festival has tune up the community since 2010. With a different theme annually, the festival collaborates with the artist community, keeping it close to everyone’s passions and hearts. The two-day festival has three stages; although considered small, Ubud Village Jazz Festival thrives on its intimacy.
Renowned for its iconic art and culture movement by countless artists from all over Indonesia, Jogjakarta has an iconic movement called Malioboro Night Festival. Located at Malioboro Street of Jogjakarta, the most influential headquarters of Indonesian art movement since the 1970s, the festival is created to appreciate the local artists of Jogjakarta and Indonesia.
Superb harmony, great music, together with the legendary hospitality of the Batak ethnic group of North Sumatra will again reverberate across magnificent Lake Toba when the Tobatak Music Festival 2017 takes place on 12th August 2017, held at the Open-Air Stage at Tuk Siadong on Samosir Island, in the heart of Lake Toba.
Sharing the border at Timor Island, sports enthusiasts from Indonesia's West Timor and Timor Leste on East Timor Island will engage in a friendly battle where some of the best moto crossers from both countries will showcase their exceptional skills at the Atambua International Motocross 2017.
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.
22 - 26 January 2018