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, route details and free online registration go to www.bhayangkarabali.com


When       : Saturday 23 June from 09:00 am -03:00 pm

Where     : Start line Pantai Kuta – Kuta Beach

Contact   : www.bhayangkarabali.com ; WA 0878 4827 2000


Don Melchor Vertical Wine Dinner (23 June)

Concha y Toro, a celebrated Chilean winery and the largest producer of wines in Latin America since 1883, is proud to present a vertical wine dinner with Isabel Mitarakis Guilisasti, the vintner of Don Melchor wine. This is a fabulous five course dinner event featuring vintages from Chile’s most iconic Cabernet Sauvignon brand Don Melchor.   Isabel Mitarakis Guilisasti will be on hand to talk guests through six fine wines including the SBX Sparkling Brut, a Marques de Casa Concha Chardonnay 2015 and several vintages of the Don Melchor Cabernet Sauvignon, all paired to spectacular dishes. Check out the menu and proffered vintages at https://www.comohotels.com/umacanggu/dining

When       : Saturday 23 June at 6 pm

Where     : Como Beach Club at Como Uma Canggu

Cost         : IDR 950,000++ per person

Contact   : Maggie WA: +62 821 4700 1655 or +62 361 302 2208 email : maggie.kennedy@comohotels.com


Bali Arts Festival – Pesta Kesenian Bali XL (23 June – 21 July)

The Bali Arts Festival returns for its annual month-long extravaganza of cultural performances and art forms from Bali and other regions of Indonesia. The festival is now in its 40th year and the calendar of events shows a splendid array of artistic expression from music and dance to theatre, photography exhibitions, artistic workshops and culinary events. This year’s theme is ‘Teja Dharmaning Kauripan‘ or ‘Fire, The Spirit of Creation’. The daily performances commence with a grand parade at 2pm on June 23rd at the Bajra Sandhi Monument in Renon, followed by the formal grand opening at 8 pm at the Bali Arts Centre, showcasing ‘The Colossal Dance’ by ISI, the Indonesian Arts Institute in Denpasar.

When       : 23 June to 21 July from 9 am – 10 pm daily

Where     : Taman Budaya – Bali Arts Center, Jl Nusa Indah Denpasar

Cost         : Free

Contact   : You can download the English language schedule from http://disbud.baliprov.go.id/id/The-40th-Bali-Arts-Festival-2018


Photography Exhibition by Kadek Puja Astawa (Now- 2 October)

Celebrating culture and traditions with art, Pullman Bali Legian Beach has launched “Nature of Culture”, a solo photography exhibition by Kadek Puja Astawa. Born in Singaraja, the Balinese photographer has always been captivated by the beauty and timelessness of still images. This fascination has led him to immerse himself in the world of photography to capture precious moments through his lens. He shows that photography allows us to reminisce and enjoy precious moments that occur in our daily lives. Details of these images can be captured in a glimpse of time through feelings and moments.

Where     : Pullman Bali Legian Beach, 1 Jl. Melasti, Legian

When       : Until 2 October


Dinner with Michelin-Starred Chef Nicolas Isnard (27-29 June)

The award-winning Kayuputi restaurant at the St Regis hotel continues its tradition of unequalled fine dining with a three-night dinner event hosted by Chef Nicolas Isnard, co-owner of Restaurant L’Auberge de la Charme located in Prenois in the Côte-d’Or department of France. L’Auberge de la Charme earned a Michelin star in 2009. Chef Isnard will share his philosophy and passion for cooking by presenting some of his signature dishes in a 6-course degustation menu at the Kayuputi restaurant. This extraordinary dinner can be enhanced further with premium wine pairings selected from Kayupti’s famed cellar.

When       : Wednesday through Friday 27 – 29 June at 7 pm

Where     : Kayuputi Restaurant, St Regis Resort Nusa Dua

Cost         : IDR 1.450.000 net PP; Wine pairing IDR 1.250.000 net PP

Contact   : Email: kayuputih.bali@stregis.com     Telephone +62 361 300 6786


Two Intimate Evenings of Jazz at Sthala Ubud (7-8 July)

Shtala Intimate Jazz presents two nights of outstanding music at the Sthala Ubud Bali Resort on Saturday and Sunday, July 7-8, 2018. The lineup of performers include Once Merkel, Koko Horse Quartet, Ito Kurdi Chemistry, Belawan Trio and Gamelan, Taufan Goenarso Quartet, Bertha, Olive, Nancy Pontoh, Didik Nini Thowok and Keroncong Simpang 5 Semarang. Festival ticket includes welcome drink and snacks. To enhance your listening pleasure, you can opt to enjoy a 5-course dinner including wine prepared by Chef Aris Supriyanto.

When       : Saturday – Sunday 7 -8 July from 7:00 – 10:00 pm

Where     : Sthala Ubud Bali Resort

Cost         : Festival pass Rp. 250,000 per person                Dinner IDR 1.5 million per person

Contact   : Tickets and booking – telephone Ratih +62 (0)0855 3909 406   Sisca +62 (0)815 8662 2888


The Yak Magazine Golf Community Cup (July 15)

The Yak is again inviting golfers for a round of the glorious game in a fun setting. This is a very popular golf day event and the organisers are expecting a full field as usual, so book early to enjoy Bali’s best golf day, supported by the island’s best brands. There will be freeflow beer, cider and wine all day, food from Bali’s best restaurants, a helicopter arrival with a very special celebrity and an awards ceremony with $50,000 in awesome prizes. The tournament fee includes green fees, caddy and cart fee. Registration is direct to the course. So don’t delay – winners are grinners.

When       : Sunday 15 July.Registration at 11am.Tee-off starts at 12:30pm

Where     : Bali National Golf Club in Nusa Dua

Cost         : Tournament Fee: 1.400.000

Contact   : Book via email reservations@balinational.com   or call +62 361 771 791


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