Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · 10th Kuta Karnival is Back
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

10th Kuta Karnival is Back

Tourism Minister Expected to Open Kuta Karnival in Bali October 10 Ė 14, 2012


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Kuta Karnival, Mari Elka Pangestu, Baruna, Dewi Sri, Made Rudika,
Click Image to Enlarge

(10/6/2012)

Bali Daily (The Jakarta Post) reports that the Kuta Karnival will return from Wednesday, October 10th until Sunday, October 14th, 2012.

I Made Rudika, the head of the organizing committee said: “This year’s Kuta Karnival will feature a more colossal spirit. We hope that it could entertain local people and tourists visiting Kuta,”

Last year’s staging of the event drew crowds of between 9,000 to 11,000 visitors during each day of the Kuta Karnival.

This year’s staging will see the Kuta Karnival overlap with the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Bali Bombing on October 12th commemorating the date when 202 people died and scores of others died in the bombing of two Kuta nightspots.

Among the highlights of this years festival will:

  • A sunset beach parade featuring 300 legong keraton dancers.
  • A music festival featuring a number of local band
  • A food festival operated by area hotels and restaurants
  • A kite festival
  • Surfing contest
  • A “Paddle for Peace” event by local surfers
  • A turtle release program
  • A competition among Kuta area waiters
The symbolization of this year’s Kuta Karnival will be a giant ogoh-ogoh effigy of Bhatara Baruna and Dewi Sri. Hand crafted by local artisans, these papier-mache statues will represent prosperity in the form of Dewi Sri – the goddess of rice, and the oceans via Baruna – the god of the sea.

Indonesia’s Minister for Tourism and the Creative Economy, Mari Elka Pangestu, is expected to open the Kuta Karnival.

This year’s Kuta Karnival will represent the 10th holding of the event, first launched in the aftermath of the Bali Bombing of 2002.

Rudika said he really appreciated the younger people of Kuta for continuing the work started 10 years ago to revive tourism in Bali post-bombing via the Kuta Karnival.

[Kuta Karnival Facebook Page]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Have You Seen This Man?
Police in Bali Searching for American Who has Escaped Baliís Kerobokan Prison
(12/10/2017)
Dear Mr. President
PHRI-Bali Writes to President Joko Widodo Seeking Urgent Assistance to Bali Tourism
(12/10/2017)
Christmas at the Bali Safari & Marine Park
Special Offer from Bali Safari and Marine Park Through January 3, 2017 for the Domestic Market
(12/11/2017)
Your Better Not Shout! You Better Not Cry!
Bali Collection Holds Santa Fun Run at Nusa Dua Sunday, December 17, 2017
(12/10/2017)
Mate, What Volcano?
Garuda Indonesia Says Demand for Bali as a Holiday Destination ex Australia Remains Strong Despite Mt. Agungís Recent Volcanic Activity
(12/10/2017)
Keep Calm. Itís Only a Volcano
Editorial: Bali and the World Needs a New Way of Thinking About Volcanoes
(12/12/2017)
Painted Men and Boys
Young Men from Tegallalang, Bali Paint their Bodies to Ward Off Both Personal and Public Demons in Ngerebeg Procession
(12/10/2017)
Fake News on a Local Level
PHRI Karangasem Chairman Claims of Closed Hotels Strongly Refuted and Rejected by Alila and Amankila Hotels
(12/10/2017)
Counting the Damages
Officials Calculate the Cost of Tourism Losses from 2.5-day Closure of Baliís Airport
(12/10/2017)
No More Traffic Jams in Ubud
A Very Quiet Ubud Awaits the Return of Tourists
(12/10/2017)
Let there Be Light!
ITDC Hosts Nusa Dua Light Festival December 5-24, 2017
(12/10/2017)
The Road Less Traveled
Bali Toll Road Traffic Volume Down 25% Due to Lower Visitor Totals
(12/10/2017)
All [News]!