Thu 28th Jun, 2018

The 40th Bali Arts Festival 2018

Jl. Nusa Indah No.1, Denpasar Timur, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80236
Thu 28th 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 (MId Indonesian Time -  MIT ) Location : Angsoka Stage. Program : Gambuh Dance by Gambuh Group of Kaga Wana Giri, Telepud Village, Tegalalang Subdistrict, Gianyar Regency.

Time : 11.00 (MIT). Tempat : Ksirarnawa Hall. Kegiatan : Opera and Dance by Guangxi Vrovinsi, People’s Republic of China.

Time : 14.00 ( MIT ). Location : Ratna Kanda Stage Program : Contest of Tembang Girang Songs by Oncer Srawa Arts Group, representing Jembrana Regency.

Time : 17.00 ( MIT ) Location : in the area of Arts Centre. Program : Parade of Ngelawang Performance by Karang Taruna – the Youth Club of Delod Peken Village, Tabanan, representing Tabanan Regency.

Time : 19.00 ( MIT ) Location : Ayodya Stage. Program : Parade of Arja Dance-dama by Arja Group of Kirtya Kencana Budaya, Banjar Bengkel Buduk, Bengkel Village, Kediri Subdistrict, representing Tabanan Regency.

Time : 20.00( MIT ) Location : Ratna Kanda Stage. Program : Traditional Dances and Musics by the Dances and Musics High School - SMKI of Yogyakarta.

Time : 20.00 ( MIT ) Location : Ksirarnawa Hall Program : International Festival of Panji / Inao Arts performed by groups from Myanmar, Lao PDR, Vietnam and Indonesia.

Time : 20.00 ( MIT ). Location : in the front of Kriya Hall Program : Parade of Wayang Kulit Babad puppet shadow play by Kuta Kumara Agung Group, representing Badung Regency.

Time : 20.00 ( MIT ). Location : Cinema Room . Program : Documentary Film Show.