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Novembeer Fest – 23 November

The Teras Gandum Beer Garden at Rumah Sanur Creative Hub is organising the Novembeer Fest inspired by Germany’s age-old Octoberfest on the weekend of November 23 at 4pm. Some exciting activities are planned such as a bazaar, performances, games and exhibitions for beer enthusiasts and anyone who wants to have a great time. Entrance is free.

Theatre Carnival – 23 to 30 November

Bali has a rich and traditional theatre culture and for 7 days Balinese theatre communities will perform theatre scripts written by selected winning Indonesian theatre script writers at Canasta Creative Space. This is a great opportunity to witness creative theatre in action.

Where         : Canasta Creative Space Jl. Tukad Sanghyang no. 4 Panjer, Denpasar

More info  : 0813 3732 8679

Tickets       : Free of charge

Carambolage & Bardogs in concert – 24 to 29 November

As part of their Indo-French Crossroads Tour, Carambolage, an exciting rock band from Rennes (Brittany) will perform in a joint concert with the Bardogs from Bali at various venues around the island. This unique experience is bringing 2 bands, 2 cultures, 2 countries together for an evening of fiery music and is brought to you by IDO Spectacles and Institut Français Indonesia.

Performances are scheduled from 7 to 11 pm at:

•       Deus, Canggu on Sunday 24 November

•       Rumah Sanur Creative Hub on Monday 25 November

•       Barracuda, Amed on Wednesday 27 November

•       Old Man’s Canggu on Friday 29 November

Khatak Sacred Dance Class– 23 November

If you like Bollywood productions and admire the elegant dance moves, you should know they are based on a classical Indian dance called Khatak, itself rooted in storytelling. It is also a form of spiritual practice and can bring one into a meditative state once one has mastered its form. This class will revisit and explore the written words and its connotations in Kathak choreography.   Teacher Pooja will guide the participants through poetic pieces, vandanas/ shlokas and various techniques that are part of Kathak repertoire. This class is suitable for beginners. The Ghunghroos (ankle bells) will be provided during the class.  

When           : Saturday 23 November from 10 to 11.30 am

Where         : Usada Bali Jl. Sugriwa No.4, Ubud, Bali

Tickets       :  IDR 150K

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Macramé Workshop – 23 November

Macramé as art and hobby was very popular in the 70s and has really never lost its appeal. Only your imagination limits you in what you can produce with the art of macramé, besides plant hangers, hammocks, rugs, jewelry, netting, pillow covers, keychains, table runners, swings, bags, etc. This workshop is conducted by Anroo, a devoted practitioner of macramé art and she will show you the easy techniques that will allow you to confidently recreate the knots and produce a masterpiece of your own. 

When           : Saturday 23 November from 9 to 11:30 am

Where          :  Xich Lo Vietnamese Restaurant, Padang Linjong, Canggu

Cost               : IDR 150k, includes materials and snacks

Info               : 0877 6238 8008

Frozen Party at Parklife – 27 November

Parklife family centre is creating some whimsical family winter fun and celebrating the arrival of Frozen 2 with a Frozen Party, promisesing a riotous time with a concert, singalong, magic, craft making, face painting, a fashion show, a prize for the best dressed in the frozen theme. The fun begins at 4 pm for the youngsters and parents can enjoy a Happy hour from 5 to 7pm.

Where         : Parklife,  Jl. Raya Uma Buluh No.15, Canggu.

More info  : Tel: 0818-0511-3200.                                                                                                

International Conference Icatus 2019 – 27 & 28 November

Udayana University’s Technical Faculty is organising the first international conference on architecture, technology and urban sustainability at its UNUD campus. The theme of the conference is Creating Green and Sustainable Architecture for Better Urban Regeneration’. Keynote speakers are Professor David Jones (Australia), Huib Akihary (Netherlands) and Dr. Bagoes Wiryomartono (Indonesia).

When           : Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th November

Where         : Gedung Pascasarjana, 3rd Floor, Kampus UNUD

                       Jl. Jenderal Sudirman, Denpasar

More info  : (0361) 703384 Fakultas Teknik Universitas

These events are still ongoing

Open Studio at Rumah Sanur to 29 November with artists Arja Waworuntu, Aleksandra Salevic, Dian Loeis & friends.  Jl. Danau Poso No.51A, Denpasar. Info : 0361 282477.

Art Exhibition by 33 local artists– Till 13 January you can still view this contemporary art exhibition with an enormous variety of subject matter, moods and media at the AB-BC building in Nusa Dua. Tickets are IDR 150.000 with a 50% discount on Sundays. Info at 083831662194 or


18 December – Kids Helping Kids event at Parklife in Canggu in support of Yayasan Solemen Indonesia.  This will be a fun, joyful, and inspiring party with lots of games and entertainment to benefit the less advantaged children in Bali. Parklife & Solemen are collaborating in a big gift drive to bring some cheer to Solemen’s ‘SoleBuddies’ who rarely experience the tradition of receiving a Christmas gift.  There is a collection box at the Parklife reception area for members and visitors to drop off pre-loved but still clean and usable toys for a variety of ages, boys or girls.  No need to wrap, just drop the toys in the bin and the Parklife staff will sort, wrap and designate to an appropriate child. Toys, dolls, cuddly toys, games, colouring books & crayons, Indonesian language story books are most welcome. The goal is to collect 1000 gifts. Schools and individuals who would like to get involved with this gift drive can contact

By Ines Wynn

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