August 15, 2018

Independence Day Celebration – 17 August Independence Day is celebrated all over the island and many festivities are taking place in local banjars. Many hotels are also organising festive events so if you are in the mood for a laid back participation in a family-oriented happening, there are many options to choose from. The Ayung […]

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August 1, 2018

Four Nations Stamps Exhibition (3 – 8 August 2018) Ardent philatelists in Bali have a treat in store. The interactive I am Bali 3D Museum in Denpasar is the venue for the ‘Baliphex 2018’, a stamps exhibition with displays from Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia, celebrating a four nations friendship through philately. Items of interest […]

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July 18, 2018

Hot Air Ballooning at The Chedi Club Ubud – Now to November The Chedi Club in Ubud is offering the only balloon rides in Bali. The rides, under the expert guidance of a certified pilot, take off 3 times daily above the rice paddies of the resort. It’s a great family fun event with unparalleled […]

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July 4, 2018

Bali Kites Festival (3 July – end of August) With the start of windy season the skies in Bali are being populated by kites of all sizes and colours. Kite flying is serious business here, as befits an old practice that started off as an agrarian festival to thank the Gods for abundant crops and […]

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June 20, 2018

Bhayangkara Bali Run 2018 (23 June) Sign up for this family fun run event around Kuta organised by Polda Bali. This is an international running event with USD 50,000 in total prizes. You can register for one of three runs: 5km, 10km or 22km. There are categories for male and female participants. For more information, […]

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May 23, 2018

Bali Banjar Culture Club (10 June) The theme of Bali Banjar Culture Club’s this week is ‘Watching Bali: readings from The Painted Alphabet and Other Works’ by Diana Darling. Many readers may have heard of the novel ‘The Painted Alphabet’ by Diana Darling which is often available in Periplus and other quality book shops. The […]

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May 9, 2018

Bali Blues Festival (11 – 12 May) For music lovers on the island and beyond, this two day blues festival is going to rock! An annual event on the very beautiful Peninsula Island, musicians will gather to share their talent and passion and attract visitors from all over. The aim is to put the Bali […]

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April 25, 2018

A Future for Bali Traditions in a Contemporary World (13 May) The Bali Culture Club present their fifth lecture on a range of interesting and compelling topics. This month’s topic is particularly interesting with regards to Bali traditions which have interested travelers and anthropologists across the globe and are so very transparent in our daily […]

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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 […]

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March 28, 2018

Bali Spirit Festival (2 – 8 April) Timed nicely after Easter, here it is, one of the most famous festivals in Bali! Yoga, music and dance from around the world will be celebrated in this week-long festival which really has something for everyone. More than 200 seminars and classes are available each day, from personal […]

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