3 – 7 October, 2012
Ubud Readers & Writers Festival 2012
This year, Ubud Readers & Writers Festival 2012 will feature Indonesian writers – Riri Riza, Happy Salma, Mira Lesmana, Todung Mulya Lubis, Rio Helmi, Ketut Yuliarsa, Butet Manutung and Iswadi Pratama as well line-up of international writers – Pultizer Prize winner Jeffrey Eugenides, John Pilger, Anna Funder, Krys Lee, Kjersti Skomsvold, Kader Abdolah, Alice Pung and many other literary legends from across the world.
Ubud Readers & Writers Festival 2012 offers many interesting events including a lunch with Dr Jose Ramos-Horta, an intimate afternoon with Nick Cave, workshop sessions that cover memoirs, poetry, fantasy, fiction, screen and travel writing, a special performance by the renowned Teater Satu Lampung and the famous Street Party returns with Komseni’s musical orchestra, Joged Bumbung dance, bands and street poets. This year the festival introduces the Art & Food Market. The market features the ‘Rumah Baca/Reading Room’ with a program of special readings, and a showcase of Endek cloth, batik, painting, sculpture and jewelry from Ubud artisans.
8 – 14 October, 2012
6th Annual BALINALE 2012 International Film Festival
6th Annual BALINALE 2012 International Film Festival will be held in Galeria 21 Cineplex, Mal Bali Galeria, Simpang Siur Kuta Roundabout. This film festival comprises of film screening, workshops and free seminars. 6th Annual BALINALE 2012 have enjoyed the support of the participation of Oscar®, Emmy®, BAFTA® and Cannes award winning filmmakers.
10 – 14 October, 2012
Bali’s Annual International Event Kuta Karnival A Celebration of Life
The Kuta Karnival event will be starting from 10 October 2012 on Kuta beach. This years Kuta Karnival packs more fun and excitement on the beaches of Kuta. There will be series of event like opening ceremony with Kite Festival, Balinese Arts, Cartoon exhibitions, Movie Screening, Bali Food Festival, Sand Sculpture Competition, DJ session, children playground and lots more.
13 – 14 October 2012
Bali Rugby Fest
2012 Bali Rugby Fest will be held in Canggu Clube and will showcase over a hundred games showing off the best talent in Indonesian Rugby.