April 11, 2018

25th Rotary Club Charity Gala Evening (21 April)

The Rotary Club Bali, Nusa Dua will celebrate its 25th anniversary with a gala dinner doing what it does best and that is raise funds to support local charities. Chartered on 30 June, 1992 as Bali’s first English speaking Rotary Club, the Rotary Club, Nusa Dua meets every Thursday at Bali National Golf Resort in Nusa Dua. Their contributions to local charities are amazing and worth a mention. Since 1994 the Rotary Club, Nusa Dua has provided over 1,620 cleft lip and/or palate operations on under-privileged children in Bali and nearby islands. If you are looking to get involved in community projects and want to know more you can always join the Rotary Club, Nusa Dua for one of their weekly lunches to which you are more than welcome to attend. The Rotary Club of Nusa Dua really have a lot to celebrate which is why you are invited to join them for a fun filled evening where the prime objective is to raise even more funds to help those in need. Free cocktails are available from 6 pm followed by dinner at 7 pm. The Gala dinner will combine a fund raising programme including raffles, door prizes and auctions with many valuable prizes donated by the generous businesses and hotel communities in Bali. All money raised will be used to support the Rotary Club, Nusa Dua’s ongoing programmes in 2018. You can purchase your tickets via paypal at the website below.

When           : 6 pm – 11 pm

Cost              : IDR 750,000

Where         : Hilton Bali Resort, Jl Raya Nusa Dua Seletan

Contact      : 773377 www.facebook.com/events/415704602206194/   www.rotarybali.org/category/international-service/


Dive Reflex – Exploring the Science of Apnea (17 April)

Apneista is a community of professional freediving trainers and Yoga teachers training mostly in Amed. Apneista opened in Bali in 2010 as the first freediving community in South East Asia according to the numerous testimonies on their page. Yoga and freediving are seen as life enriching and accessible activities for everyone, not just for sporty people or the spiritually minded. You are welcome to join the five days of freedive coaching, yoga and science based workshops with Frederic Lemaitre. Freediving is about enjoyment, relaxation and acceptance of all marine life. It is a place where you can feel oneness with the ocean and yourself. Freediving is a healthy lifestyle that everyone can embrace. The location is stunning; in the beautiful coastal region of Amed where between sessions you can enjoy the yoga and funky cafe to chill out in. The website provides more information about what this concept is about. It appears to be very popular in Australia.

When           : 8 am – 4 pm

Cost              : $450 (full five days) $170 classroom workshops only

Contact      : info@apneista.com www.apneista.com


Organic Retreat (20 – 22 April)

All things pertaining to a sustainable and healthy lifestyle will be featured at this retreat. Focus and breathing techniques, healthy skin, yoga, culinary experiences and a trek at Mount Batur are just some of the activities and workshops on offer. This may be of interest if you work in the industry or want to get tips on how to remain healthy and active by adopting a more organic lifestyle in today’s busy world.

When           : from 1 pm

Where         : Park Hotel, Jl Raya Kebo Iwa, Taman Mumbul, Nusa Dua

Contact      : 847 8000 rsvn.phnd@parkhotelgroup.com         www.parkhotelnusaduabali.com


Super Hero Party (22 April)

The action is at the Kid’s Club for a Super Hero party with games, activities and competitions. Hawaiian pizzas, French fries and chocolate cookies are bound to satisfy the palates of the little ones. The dress code speaks for itself. What fun for the kids with a chance to wear their favourite super hero costume and use their super powers!

When                                      : 1 pm – 5 pm

Cost                                         : IDR 250,000

Where         : Finns Recreation Club, Jl Raya Pantai Berawa, Canggu

Contact      : 858 5722 2942 cubbyhouse@finnsrecclub.com       www.cubbyhousekids.com


Sustainable Solutions Festival (16 – 20 April)

Green School’s annual music, arts and environmental festival aims to connect, inspire and equip the community to live more sustainably. Now in it’s fourth year, Green School students and community will come together to showcase their solutions together with providers from different backgrounds – NGOs, social businesses, start-ups, teachers, and other community members. This year’s edition is particularly exciting, rolling over the week with workshops, talks, panel discussions, artistic activities, vendor showcases, documentary screenings and much more. The festival will culminate on the Friday with Green School’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration. Daily or weekly passes are available. Congratulations on its 10 year anniversary. The Green School is one of Bali’s greatest success stories and global model of sustainability for the 21st century.

Where         : Green School, Jalan Raya Sibang Kaja, Abiansemal, Badung,

Contact      : www.sustainablesolutions.greenschool.org


The Ruiins (13 April)

Bali is attracting more and more international DJs and bands each year. The Ruiins are heading out from Australia to play an exclusive gig in the back yard of Deus and what is more it is free. A free concert, no less! The Ruiins are a popular duo from the mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia. Their sounds encompass a mix of raw blues and Indie/rock that captivates their audiences and leaves them wanting to hear more. There will be drink specials all night long and the restaurant is open until 10.30 pm. Pizzas are served until closing time. You must reserve your spot particularly if you want to eat.

When           : 7 pm onwards

Cost              : free

Where         : Deus Ex Machina, Jl Batu Mejan, No 8, Canggu

Contact      : 0811 388 150 www.deuscustoms.com


Ubud Food Festival (13 – 15 April)

Food lovers are simply going to love this event. Now in its fourth year, the Ubud Food Festival showcases Indonesia’s vast and varied cuisines across the archipelago, a celebration of Indonesia’s culinary heritage. Indonesian food is unique and full of flavour, freshness and there is something for everyone. Indonesian chefs, restaurant owners, food professionals and celebrated culinary icons from across the world will be part of the festival. There will be cooking demonstrations, workshop and master classes, special events, music, film and yoga and free events to ensure that no one misses out whatever their budget. There are various types of tickets with costs at the website below. The website is comprehensive with a detailed programme of events and venues. The Ubud Food Festival comes highly recommended showcasing the best of Indonesian cuisine and global specialities.

Where         : Festival Box Office, Taman Kuliner, Jl Raya Sanggingan

Contact      : 977408   ticket@ubudfoodfestival.com


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