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Indonesian Language Crash Course – Every Saturday

If you are new in town and wish to pick up some very useful Indonesian in an intensive crash course, you can come to Rumah Sanur-Creative Space and learn some basics. The course is by Cinta Bahasa and takes place every Saturday morning.

When      : Every Saturday from 9 to 11.30 am

Where     : Rumah Sanur-Creative Space, Jl Danau Poso 51A, Sanur

More Info : (0361) 282477‬


Open Mic – 30 January and every Wednesday night

Ubud’s self-styled party monkey, Om Ben is hosting an evening of music, dance, poetry, stories, comedy and fun every Wednesday night at the Titi Batu Ubud Club in Mas. Come and display your talents, tricks and come-uppance on stage. FREE Entry!

When         : Every Wednesday evening from 6 to 10pm

Where        : Titi Batu Ubud Club -Jalan Pelangi, Mas, Ubud

More Info : 0813-3845-1161 or


Live Jazz with Jeko Fauzy Trio + open jam session – Every Wednesday

For those residing around Seminyak area, check out the Wednesday night live jazz sessions at the Z with Jeko Fauzy Trio. Open jam session for musicians. Come join the band! Reservations recommended.

When         : Every Wednesday evening from 7.30 to 10pm

Where        : Zibiru Restaurant – Jl Drupadi 7

More Info : 0813-3845-1161 or


Classical Piano and Cello Concert – 2 and 3 February

The talented duo of South Korean Hee Young Lim on cello and Indonesian Yohanes Siem on piano is performing again in Bali with a selection of classical (Saint-Saëns, Sulk, Debussy, Ravel) and contemporary (Kern, Piaf, Piazzolla) music at the Padma Resort Ubud and the Padma Legian. This is a true delight for people who love beautiful music.

When      : Saturday 2 February at Padma Ubud; Sunday 3 February at Padma Legian at 6 pm

Cost         : IDR 300,000 (adult); IDR 150,000 (musical school     students & children 6 to 12 years old)

Contact  : Book at Padma Ubud +62-(0)361-301 1111

: Padma Legian +62-(0)812 3707 4172


4-Day Raw Food Intensive Course– 5 to 8 February

Raw food chef Sayuri Tanaka is teaching a monthly 4-day demo-style class to give you a broad overview and the basic foundations of raw food recipes and techniques: raw kitchen equipment, ingredients, fermentation, dehydration, flavour balancing, raw chocolate, pasta, raw desserts, raw Thai and Japanese flavours, and much more. This class is different from the Raw Food Chef Training which is a course geared to professional chefs.

When      :   Tuesday 5 February to Thursday 8 February

Where          :   JL Sukma kesuma no 2 , Br Tebesaya – Ubud, Peliatan

Cost         :   $370

Contact  : Bookings

+62 822 40485154 or


2019 Balingkang Festival – 6 February

Bangli Regency is going full-out with a great festival at Batur, Kintamani to celebrate and commemorate the triangle romance between Bali King Jayapangus, Kang Ching Wi, and the Goddest Dewi Danu.

When                 : Wednesday 6 February from 9:00 am to 11:59 pm

Where        : Batur- Kintamani

More Info   :




Tumpek Krulut – Saturday 9 February

The Balinese Tumpek Krulut is also known as Compassion Day. It is considered to be a very sacred day for the Balinese and is celebrated every 210 days to express gratitude for life and life’s blessings. In addition to showing gratitude, locals are also expected to show compassion to one another and, in particular, to be charitable to the less fortunate in society. Ceremonies are conducted at temples and villages around the Island. This is a great occasion to see Balinese cultural and religious life in action.


Weekly Indonesian Conversation Table – 14 February and every Thursday

Taksu Spa in Ubud is starting weekly Indonesian conversation classes that focus on a variety of situations and will include a range of teaching methods to improve your language skills. With exercises such as role-plays, group discussions and presentations your spoken Bahasa Indonesia will improve and you will build up a wider level of vocabulary and have improved your fluency, accuracy, pronunciation and listening comprehension. Classes are 90 minutes long with a minimum of 3 people and a maximum of 6. Chilled infused water and a 10% discount off our Food & Drinks Menu is included.

When      : Thursday 14 February and every Thursday from 4 to 5.30 pm

Where     : Taksu Spa Jl. Goutama Selatan Ubud

Cost         : IDR 100.000

Contact  : Bookings required one day in advance

: WhatsApp or call +62 812 3916 5005.


Bali’s Biggest Clean Up – 16 February

For the third year in a row One Island One Voice and Bye Bye Plastic Bags are organising an island-wide cleanup. They are calling all of their supporters, members and sympathisers to join in and help make a cleaner Bali. They are also looking for coordinators. If you are interested to take a lead in a cleanup in your area, whether it’s a beach, a street, river or rice-field please email them at

When      : Saturday 16 February from 6 AM to 6 PM

Where        : All over Bali

More info :


The following events are still ongoing:

Exhibition by Made Agus Widnyana – Now though 31 January

Multi-talented Balinese artist Widnyana is well known for creating traditional Balinese masks and is now the January artist in residence at the art gallery in Paradiso Ubud where he is showing a series of his paintings. Made’s style is eclectic contemporary as he paints from the heart and is not following any popular trends.


Exhibition of Sumba Island Ikat – Daily through 15 February 2019

Whisper on the Grassland, an exhibition of the traditional textiles of Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara at Saravasti Design Store – Padma Resort Legian


By Ines Wynn

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