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
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.
- Always wanted to see the Komodo dragons? Do it now; in 2020 Komodo National Park will be
closed to the public all year.
- The New Yogyakarta International Airport (YIA) is now open for business.
- Back in Bali Ubud is in the race to become a 'Global Gastronomy Destination.'
2019 National Holidays and Festivals in
1: Tahun Baru (New
(Chinese New Year)
March 1-3: Java International Jazz Festival, Jakarta
New Year -Bali is closed off
during 24 uur)
March 7-10: Indofest
Indoor Outdoor Festival, Jakarta
April 3: Isra
Muhamad SAW (The Prophet's Ascension)
Ubud Food Festival, Bali
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 15 -
July 13: Bali
Arts Festival, Bali
June 25 - July 25: JOG Art, Yogyakarta
Malioboro Night Festival, Yogyakarta
July 14: Makepung Bullock Races, Jembrana, Bali
July 23-27: International Choir Festival, Bali
July 28: Solo
Batik Carnival, Surakarta
August 12: Idul Adha (Muslim celebration
Village Jazz Festival
17: Hari Kemerdekaan (Independence
August 21-25: Sanur Village Festival, Bali
August 29: Bali Kite Festival, BaliSeptember 1:
Tahun Baru Hijriyah
1441 (Muharram: Muslim New Year 1441)
September 8: Maybank Bali Marathon
September 24-30: Balinale Film Festival, Bali
October: Kuta Carnival, Bali
Jogya Java Carnival, Yogyakarta
23-27: Ubud Writers and Readers Festival, Bali
Maulud Nabi Muhammad SAW (birth
of the Prophet Muhammed)
International Film Festival
December 25: Natal