Wed 06th Jun, 2018
Tenganan Festival 2018
Tenganan Festival 2018 is a tourism festival organized by the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia in cooperation with the Government of Karangasem Regency through the Tourism Office of Karangasem Regency. This festival is part of 100 Wonderful Events that will take place in various parts of Indonesia in 2018, which is declared as the Year of Visit Wonderful Indonesia. Besides Tenganan Festival, another event which is included in 100 wonderful event in Bali is Bali Spirit Festival, Ubud Writer Festival , Nusa Dua Fiesta , Festival Buleleng , and Nusa Penida Festival. Tenganan Festival will be very special because it is held during Usaba Sambah, a Temple Ceremony in Tenganan Pegringsingan Village, which is known as one of the ancient villages in Bali with various uniqueness and custom of Bali Mula (Pre Hindu) that is found different from other villages in Bali. Tenganan attractions that can be witnessed during the festival is a tradition of Mekare-kare or Pandan War. Philosophically, mekare-kare is dedicated to worship of God Indra, the god of war. This ritual is held to train the troop of God Indra. With the theme of Old Village, Tenganan Festival 2018 will lift the tradition of old villages in Karangasem regency, which is a legacy of noble culture. Mark your calendar now and start planning a trip to enjoy the experience of engaging in various uniqueness of Tenganan in Tenganan Festival 2018.