Mon 25th Jun, 2018

The 40th Bali Arts Festival 2018

Jl. Nusa Indah No.1, Denpasar Timur, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80236
Mon 25th Jun, 2018 - Sat 21st Jul, 2018
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

The 40th Bali Arts Festival - PKB 2018 lifts a theme “ Teja Dharmaning Kauripan “ – Fire as the Spirit of Creation. The theme is expected to build and rekindle the people spirit and to create condusive, creative, innovative and wise atmosphere in dealing with various events. The essense of heat energy as sources is important in human life which should be empowered to realize the welfare of life. The meaning of this spirit, in addition to the creation of innovative work that still stands on the sources of classical and traditional arts, is also  the spirit in preserving the creation of the artists in earlier times  which is until now still as the wealth of Balinese art and culture.

PKB as a vehicle of excavation, preservation and development of arts and culture has given contribution and high motivation to the society in appreciating and improving the quality of Balinese arts and culture.

The role and commitment of the provincial and district or city administration in every effort advancing the local culture arts to raise  the regional competitiveness and civilization in the area of the Republic Indonesia through PKB,  is expected to maintain the civilization of Bali which has supreme quality and  gives positive  impact for the younger generation as the successor of the nation.

Here are the schedules : 

Time : 11.00 (Midle Indonesia Time - MIT ). Location : Ksirarnawa Hall. Program : Contest of Modern Bondres Show between Young Artists Group of Jembrana, representing Jembrana Regency vs Gong Group of Satya Bandhu Kencana, Dauh Puri Kauh Village, representing Denpasar City.

Time : 11.00 ( MIT ). Location : Ayodya Stage. Program : the Group of Joged Pingit, from Banjar Susut, Buahan Village, Payangan Subdistrict representing Gianyar Regency.

Time : 14.00 ( MIT ). Location : Ratna Kanda Stage. Program : Contest of Tembang Girang Songs by Mudra Petang Arts Group, representing Badung Regency.

Time : 20.00 (MIT). Location : Wantilan Hall. Program : the Show of Traditional and Contemporary Arts “Terang Telah Datang“ by the Arts and Culture Institute - ISBI of Papua

Time : 20.00 ( MIT ). Location : Kalangan Stage. Program : Parade of Drama Gong – Drama accompanied by gamelan musics by Nong Nong Kling, Group, representing Buleleng Regency. 6

Time : 20.00 ( MIT ). Location : Ardha Candra Amphitheatre. Program : Contest of Balaganjur musics for children, among : 1. Pucil Makembang Arts Group, representing Tabanan Regency. 2. Taruna Gargita Balaganjur Arts Group, Rendang, representing Karangasem Regency. 3. Dharma Sandi Arts Group of Sanur Kauh, representing Denpasar City. 4. The Representative of Gianyar Regency. 5. Panji Ulangun Santi Balaganjur Arts Group, representing Klungkung Regency.