Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2008
Playing kite is very popular in younger generation, because of the power and sense of friendship in which be formed kite player group (sekaa layangan). Now days, playing kite is expending, children and younger boy played this kite as hobbies, besides as culture preservation. The meaning of playing kite full of religious valve and society life of Balinese people, and this can we see from the symbol of “ Sang Hyang Rare Angon “ as the god of wind.
It made a special interesting for the tourist, as an attraction to Tanah Lot especially and Bali generally.
“Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2008” will be held on this year. We are honored to invite you to visit this event and spend memorable three days to enjoy the festival with Tanah Lot Temple backgrounds one of famous destination in the islands of paradise, Bali.
The theme of Tanah Lot Kites Festival 2008 is “ Flying for Peace” and with new brand “Giant Kites Show”, and this festival will take place 4 days.
Registration Kites : July 28th 2008 to August 28th 2008 at Tanah Lot Office
Day / Date : September 11th 2008 to September 14th 2008
Venue : Tanah Lot Bali
The type of kite, as follows :
It have the form of fish, as a symbol of property, in which fish is important for our life either for ceremony or daily needed for our meal, and there are abundant in our surrounding either at the sea, river, on the lake even the rice field.
It’s a special kite, with a long tail about 200m and it has a special colour : red, black, white (Tri Datu), in Hindu religions as a symbol of “Benawang Nala/Naga Besuki “ which is mean “ the equilibrium of the universe”.
This kite has form like a carved, as a symbol of positive and negative (good and bad) but they should be needed each other and together making unity forever.
It has a special form, which is adjust to the owner to developing their idea, creativity and innovation.
For further information :
Office : Parking Area of Tanah Lot Tourism Object Bali
Phone/Fax : +62 361 880361 / 880362
Website : www.tanahlot.net
Email : email@example.com