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Welcome to Bali and the rest of wonderful and amazing Indonesia!

Looking for a journey of a lifetime? Business opportunities? Spirituality? Ancient cultures? A jungle trail or a hike to the caldera of a volcano? A tropical place to escape winter? Street food or gourmet?

Indonesia has it all.

While in Bali, marvel at the world's third largest statue Garuda Wisnu Kencana at Ungasan village. It's 121 meters tall and 60 meters wide.
More attracted to dragons? See them at Komodo National Park while you still can, before entry fees go up to US$ 500 a head.
Meanwhile Country and Living named Java the world's best island. See, Indonesia has it all. Have a look!

Komodo, Indonesia  Lombok Beach
 Yogya Keraton Dancer  Beringharjo Market
 Indonesian Food  Love in Indonesia
Borobudur  Batak Girl

2019 National Holidays and Festivals in Indonesia

January 1: Tahun Baru (New Year)
January 1-5: Galungan, Bali

February 5: Imlek (Chinese New Year) 

March 1-3: Java International Jazz Festival, Jakarta
March 7: Nyepi (Hindu New Year -Bali is closed off during 24 uur)
March 7-10: Indofest Indoor Outdoor Festival, Jakarta

April 3: Isra M'raj Nabi Muhamad SAW (The Prophet's Ascension)

April 19: Jumat Agung (Good Friday)
April 26-28: Ubud Food Festival, Bali

May 1: Hari Buruh Internasional (International Labor Day)
May 19: Waisak (celebration of Lord Buddha's birth, enlightenment and death
May 30: Kenaikan Isa Almasih (Ascension)

June 1: Pancasila Day (Pancasila is the State philosophy)
June 5, 6: Idulfitri (end of the fasting month)
June: Malioboro Festival, Yogyakarta
June 16 - July 14: Bali Arts Festival, Bali

July: Bali Kite Festival, Bali
July: Solo Batik Carnival, Surakarta

August 12: Idul Adha (Muslim celebration of Abraham's sacrifice)

August 16-17: Ubud Village Jazz Festival
August 17: Hari Kemerdekaan (Independence Day)

September 1: Tahun Baru Hijriyah 1441 (Muharram: Muslim New Year 1441)
September: Balinale Film Festival, Bali

October: Kuta Carnival, Bali
October: Jogya Java Carnival, Yogyakarta
October 23-27: Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Bali

November 10: Maulud Nabi Muhammad SAW (birth of the Prophet Muhammed)
November: Ngayogjazz Festival, Yogyakarta
November: Jakarta International Film Festival

 December 25: Natal (Christmas)