‘And the World, Opening’ (4 February)
For fans of classical music this is going to be a treat. Padma Resort in Legian will host its annual classical music event featuring Airin Efferin as the collaborative pianist, Michael Hall with the viola and Regina Handoko as soprano. Music from Puccini, Bach, Sukarian, Wiriadisastra, Hummel and many more will enchant the audience as this talented trio perform some of the best classical songs. The evening begins with canapés and wine followed by the show. There are discounts for musical school students, expectant mothers and Bank Mandiri credit card holders.
Cost : IDR 300,000
Where : Padma Hotel, Legian
Contact : 0812 3707 4172 email@example.com
GIN Bali Walkathon (3 February)
This is a charity event that is supporting the concept of Aquaponics which is a low cost, low maintenance, naturally organic vegetable farming and organic fish farming system. It produces high quality, nutrient rich, organic food with a high crop turnover. The system can be built in small spaces and places where gardening may otherwise be impossible. It gives the orphanages self-sufficiency, independence, and potential extra income from the highly valued produce sold at a local market. Many orphans in Indonesia are malnourished, with few nutrients in their food coming from the rice they eat at every meal. By participating in the 3.9 km GINBali Walkathon you will help raise awareness and money to build more Aquaponics systems for orphanages in Bali. A typical start up cost for one system is approximately IDR 10,000,000. The goal is to raise that amount to build 1 new Aquaphonics farm. You can go to the Facebook page below and click on going. If you cannot go and would like to make a donation you can do so via details on the Facebook page. We wish the organizers the best of luck and hope that more of these systems can be implemented to help those in need.
When : 9 am – 12 noon
Where : Finns, Jl Pantai Berawa No 32, Canggu
Contact : 9347344 www.finnsbeachclub.com www.facebook.com/events/137417760209932/
Chinese New Year Celebration (9 – 14 February)
A very happy Chinese New Year to all readers who are celebrating this auspicious occasion. The coming year is the year of the Dog. The Dog is the 11th sign of the Chinese zodiac. Amongst qualities, the dog is honest, faithful, jealous and the most conservative. The dog is not a great traveler and prefers to take care of his home. If you believe in this then it may be a good year to plan to have a child or another major event. During the above mentioned dates, the Laguna resort’s signature Banyubiru restaurant will be offering a wide selection of Chinese delights including roasted Peking duck, Szechuan chicken, wok-fried salted egg prawns, crackling pork belly with hoi sin sauce, dim sum and desserts to make your mouth water. A live musical performance of Chinese classics will add to the ambience and take you on a journey into the culture of the Chinese. The Arnawa Restaurant will offer afternoon tea with Chinese sweet and savory treats coupled with delicious teas from 3 pm to 5 pm from 9 to 17 February.
When : 7 pm
Cost : IDR588,000 ++ (children aged 3 to 12 – 50% discount)
Where : Banyubiru Restaurant, Laguna Resort, Kawasan Pariwisata, Lot N2, Benoa, Nusa Dua
Contact : 3005626 www.thelunaresort.com
Princess and Superhero Party (2 February)
Who is your favourite Superhero? What is your super power? I am sure readers have allowed their imagination to stretch to what if! Not forgetting the princesses and prince and all the ‘happily ever after’ that fairy tales are well known for. The afternoon runs a long this theme and kids of all ages are invited to come along in costume and enjoy a fun packed afternoon. A great line up of activities have been planned for the little ones with games, themed art and crafts, face painting and much more. The usual margaritas and margarita pizzas are available from 4 pm – 6 pm for IDR50,000 only! Live music starts from 5.30 pm to really get the party going. This is a family affair so find your favourite themed costume and come along for a great afternoon out. If you haven’t been to Milk and Madu then you are in for a treat!
When : from 4 pm
Where : Milk and Madu, Jl Pantai Berawa No 52, Canggu
Contact : 0851 02781872 firstname.lastname@example.org
MyRedEnvelope Launch(15 February)
This event is to celebrate the launch of the website ‘MyRedEnvelope’. MyRedEnvelope is the easiest way to give back to Bali. By simply choosing to use businesses that are committed to supporting charities you can have a positive impact on the work of charities in Bali. That is exactly this website is designed to do. In the trial phase My Red Envelope was proud to support some of the well known foundations in Bali including ROLE Foundation, Bali WISE, Bali Children’s Foundation, Bali’s Street Kids and Social Impakt. I am intrigued to find out more as the concept is working well and the organizers are about to move forward and want to celebrate with the community the launch of their website. By joining MyRedEnvelope.com you stand a chance to win the ‘One Perfect Day in Bali’ prize simply by answering a few questions. Do make a reservation to avoid disappointment.
When : 8 pm
Where : Moon Rabbit, Jl Petitengit, Seminyak
Valentine’s Day (14 February)
There are plenty of places to choose from to celebrate across the island but I have picked out one that features live entertainment and for jazz fans look no further. Jeko Fauzy Trio will serenade your evening. ‘La Festa Degli Innamorati’ is how Valentine’s Day is known in Italy, originating in the Roman Empire to celebrate the queen of Roman Gods and Godesses. The menu has an aphrodisiac inspired choice of dishes to add to the mood. There will be an open jam session for musicians so do bring your instruments and join the band. Do call and make a reservation and that goes for anywhere as Valentine’s Day is probably one of the most popular evenings and places get booked up quickly. Happy Valentine’s Day to all readers out there!
When : 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Where : Zibiru Restaurant, Jl Drupadi No 7, Seminyak
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