By Ines Wynn

Suara Semesta – Voice of Universe – 5 December

Pyramids of Chi in Ubud is putting on a concert by Suara Semesta in an exploration of Primordial Sound through Mantra, Sacred chants, Didgeridoo, and Gong. According to Hindu creation myths, the vibration of the OM created the universe. In Aboriginal myths, the sound of the Didgeridoo vibrated the universe into existence. Upon close inspection OM and the Didgeridoo have similar sonic waveforms – the waveform of Primordial Sound.

When       : Wednesday 5 December from 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Where     : Pyramids of Chi, Bali – Banjar Bentuyung

Cost         : IDR 150,000 for KITAS holders; IDR 50,000 minimum donation for Bali KTP holders


Beach Runwalk 5km – 8 December

If you love sunrise beach walks you can now join a group of locals, expats and tourists on an early Saturday morning and run or walk a free timed 5km out along the picturesque Sanur coastline just as the sun is rising. What a great way to start your weekend. Spot prize and special runwalk breakfast afterwards at Genius Cafe. Register at the Genius Café, Home to the Entrepreneur Beach Club.

When       : Saturday 8 December and every following

Saturday 6-7 am

Where     : Genius Café at Mertasari Beach, next to

Mercure Resort, Sanur


Annual BIWA Bazaar – 9 December

This annual Charity Bazaar is one of the most popular and eagerly awaited social events of the year and is hosted by the Bali International Women’s Association (BIWA). Some 200 plus stalls offering a wide range of merchandise and food will satisfy your shopping needs and entice your taste buds.Combine this with an all-day program of music and dance performances and you are guaranteed to spend a delightful day while supporting BIWA’s social welfare projects. Proceeds from the bazaar sales will be earmarked for various projects like sewing courses for financial independence, funding to provide care for abandoned babies, and financial aid to allow mentally disabled and hearing-impaired children to attend school. BIWA is a secular, non-profit charity association for women from different nations and cultures residing in Bali. Since its founding in 1974 the organization has provided aid for people from all walks of life in Bali, particularly women and children, by offering help and resources to local families.

When       : Sunday 9 December from 9:00am until 5:00pm

Where     : Lotte Mart on Jalan Bypass Ngurah Rai, Sanur

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Sax On the Beach – 9 December

To soak up a weekly dosage of awesome beach vibes, with a mind-blowing sunset session infused with a dash of sexy smooth groove that’s served just right, plan on spending a Sunday night at Vue Beach Club for a fitting end of week party.

When       : Sunday 9 December and 16 December

04:00pm – 11:59pm Every Sunday, 4pm onwards

Where     : Vue Beach Club – Jalan Pantai Berawa No.100xx, Canggu




Weird Wonderful Waterlife – Lembongan – 11 December

If you are spending time in the area around Nusa Penida and want to find out more about the Weird and Wonderful creatures that live in the area, join them on Tuesday evenings for an informal nature talk! This free and informative presentation is courtesy of the Marine Megafauna Foundation and takes place in the Yoga Shack.

When       : Tuesday 11 December from 06:30pm – 07:15pm

Where     : Yoga Shack Lembongan-Jungutbatu, Lembongan


Pemuteran Bay Festival – 12 to 15 December

Since 1990 the fishermen village of Permuteran Bay in Buleleng, in collaboration with Biorock Reef Conservation Technology has been transforming the Pemuteran bay in a marine reef eco-park designed as an eco-tourism destination. What started out as a festival to promote diving and ecotourism along the tranquil shores of North Bali, the Pemuteran Bay Festival has evolved into a highlighted event in this area. It showcases arts and culture of North Bali and extensively features the award-winning fishing village’s underwater bio-rock reef and conservation efforts. It is a splendid combination of Balinese art, culture and environmental conservation. This year’s theme of ‘The Spirits of Rwa Bhineda’ will see newly built structures for reef conservation submerged on December 13th starting at 09.00 am. Come join the fun and enjoy music, dance, cultural performances, F&B stalls, kid entertainment, biorock and art trash workshops and a fishing tournament for jigging and bottom fishing on December 15th with a prize purse of 10 million for the biggest and heaviest fishes.

When      : Wednesday to Saturday 12-15 December

Where     : Pemuteran Bay, Buleleng

Cost         : The festival is free.

To enter the fishing tournament is IDR 250,000

including boat and lunch.

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Traditional Ceremony in Tenganan – 17-19 December

For aficionados of Balinese culture this 3-day ceremony for the twelfth month of the Tenganan Pegringsingan calendar is an event of utmost importance and interest. It is a cultural event sans pareil in the most traditional of Bali Aga villages. Enjoy dance performances, traditional craft demonstrations and lively music.

When       : Monday 17 to Wednesday 19 December

07 am to 06:00 pm

Where     : Tenganan Pegringsingan Village, Karangasem,


Christmas Play Camp – 17 to 21 December

Mark your calendar for an exciting event. Blue Dolphin Playskool Puri Gading is having a whole amazing week of activities in Christmas Play Camp for just Rp. 1,000,000! Water war, pony riding, horse grooming, treasure hunt and many more fun to dos are waiting to fill your children’s Christmas holiday with a blast! Open to all children aged 1.5 to 8 years. For more info, please contact them 0361-8953973 or 081239427181. Ho, Ho, Ho, see you there!


When       : Monday 17 to Friday 21 December from

8am to 1pm

Where     : Blue Dolphin Playskool Puri Gading, Jl. Jakarta

Blok E4/9 Puri Gading, Jimbaran

Cost         : IDR 1,000,000 for 1 amazing week

Contact   : RSVP to 08123 3942 7181


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