Creative and unique are the first impression can be captured when witnessing the Penglipuran Village Festival (PVF). Diverse cultures and handicrafts graced the second annual event. The PVF was opened by the Assistant to Bangli Regional Secretary in charge of Administration and Public Welfare Affairs, I Wayan Lawe.
The event was attended by officials of Bangli, representative of the Indonesian Tour Guides Association (HPI) of Bali Chapter, ASITA and tourism business people. The festival held at Penglipuran customary village, Kubu subdistrict, Bangli, showcased various handicraft products made from bamboo and woven fabrics.
Pandawa Beach Festival (PBF) took place festively. The art event held on the Pandawa Beach, Kutuh village, South Kuta, for eight days (Dec 24-31) was filled with a variety of cultural performances ranging from traditional to modern creations. Local communities, foreign travelers and domestic travelers always thronged every program held.
The annual event taking the theme ‘Pandawa Beach Explore’ was opened by Deputy Governor of Bali, Ketut Sudikerta, accompanied by Deputy Regent of Badung, Made Sudiana, representative of Chairman of the Badung House, Nyoman Mesir, Chairman of the Committee, Made Kodim Arthawinaya, and Chief of Kutuh customary village, Made Wena, Wednesday (Dec 24).
The 7th Denpasar Festival (Denfest) took place festively. When this annual event was opened by the Mayor of Denpasar, I.B. Rai Dharmawijaya Mantra, in the area of Catur Muka Statue, Sunday (Dec 28), two unique presentations drew the attention of visitors namely the Inauguration of Tapak Dara Mahasomia as reflection of centenary Gong Kebyar and 1,000 facial masks. Thousands of spectators thronged the event.
Started with cultural parade entitled “Dharma Cipta Mahabudaya” the Denpasar municipality showed off the diversity of creative arts. The art was mostly presented by students and teenagers to make different nuance. Traditional and modern art were combined to make an innovative new art. As a result, it was truly beautiful and not boring.
Apparently Bali remains to become a strong magnet of tourism industry in Indonesia. Even though it had dimmed at the end of 2002 and 2005, the development of tourist visit and hospitality business still seems high on this island. Based on this reason, the Metropolitan Golden Management, a hotel management network managing the Hotel Horison decided to expand its hospitality business to Bali.In cooperation with PT Erina Anugerah Dewata posing a group of business engaged in cold storage, gas stations and some other business units ultimately developed the Hotel Horison Nusa Dua, Bali.
PT Pacto held its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Saturday (Dec 13), at two locations. Pacto Bali Prima Holidays implemented the cleanup of waste plastic at Jatiluwih tourist area and the Pacto Inbound Bali donated some amount of cash, stationery and used clothes at Semara Putra Orphanage, Klungkung. Both also donated dustbins at Kertagosa Klungkung and Pura Besi Kalung Jatiluwih.
The cleanup action was led by GM of Bali Prima Holidays, Ms. Rika Larasati, by involving about 40 people. All the participants explored along the trekking route of Jatiluwih, the tourist area designated by the UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage. Although doing dirty work, they looked cheerful in harmony with the atmosphere of that sunny morning, never hesitating to pick up rubbish from the bush. After saying prayers, they also cleaned up the temple area. Attended by all the apparatus of the temple and Utu customary village, they could make the temple area into being clean.
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Creative and unique are the first impression can be captured when witnessing the Penglipuran Village…