The recently named UNESCO Geopark at the Batur Volcano, Kintamani, Bangli will play host the 2nd Annual Batur Lake Festival October 19 -21, 2012.
The festival has a wide-ranging program of activities including:
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- Baleganjur (marching orchestra) competitions
- Photography contests
- Gebogan (fruit offering) contests
- Penjor (decorated bamboo pole) contests
- Cooking contests
- Fun Bike Tours
- Kintamani dog contest
- Handicraft exhibitions
reports that the festival has been organized to address declining popularity of the destination due to poor practice and management of the area.
has been unable to find a current website with the complete details and timings for the 2nd Annual Batur Lake Festival.
A volcano within a volcano the Kintamani community sits on the edge of caldera overlooking the former crater that is home to Lake Batur and the still-active Mt. Batur volcano.
Lake Batur averages 400,000 visitors each year but is targeting 1.5 million visits by 2014.
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