Bali Art Festival 2008
Tomorrow, Saturday (6/14/08) Bali Art Festival, a month-long festival participated by all regencies in the province of Bali and from other provinces in Indonesia and several foreign participants, like USA, Korea, Japan, Australia, will be opened with a grand opening ceremony that involve 3000 artist from all over the paradise island of Bali. This opening ceremony will be held in front of the Monumen Perjuangan Rakyat Bali (Bali People Struggle Monument, at Renon Square Denpasar. The main attractions of this opening ceremony is the parade various art performances and cultural treasures from each participants of Bali Art Festival that usually involve thousands of artists.
The Bali Art Festival 2008 will be held from June 14 until July 12 in Bali Art Center Werdhi Budaya at Jalan Nusa Indah Denpasar. The theme of Bali Art Festival 2008 as the cultural event overall is “Citta Wretti Nirodha—Self Restrain toward Balance and Harmony”.
The Bali Art Festival 2008 will not just feature various art and cultural treasures from all regencies and municipality in Bali but will also present international events along the 29 days of art festival like Asia Dance Music Festival and International Shadow Puppet Festival. Also from national scope of event are Java and Bali Art Ambassadorial Students (Jakarta, West Java, East Java, Central Java, Jogjakarta, Banten and Bali), Traditional Art and Handicraft Festival, Indonesian Keroncong Festival.
The Bali Art Festival 2008 will also hold many contests and competitions in relation with perseverance of Balinese art and culture for house making ladies, children, teenagers, and students. Beside contest and competition, the Bali Art Festival 2008 will also held a full month exhibition for industrial products, handicrafts, designs, book exhibition, photo exhibition, painting and also architecture exhibition.
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