Wed 04th Jul, 2018

The 40th Bali Arts Festival 2018

Jl. Nusa Indah No.1, Denpasar Timur, Kota Denpasar, Bali 80236
Wed 04th Jul, 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 : Wantilan Hall Program : Dance-drama Tejaning Stri, by Denpasar City.

Time : 11.00 ( MIT ). Location : Ksirarnawa Hall. Program : Contest of Modern Bondres Performance, between : - Kayon Arts Group, Tampaksiring Subdistrict, representing Gianyar Regency, - Bondres Group of Sepit Puun, from Semarapura, representing Klungkung Regency. - Sunari Bajra Arts Group, from Singaraja, representing Buleleng Regency.

Time : 14.00 ( MIT ) Location : Ayodya Stage. Program : Parade of Musics and Dances of Classical Palegongan Dance by Palegongan Group of Banjar Badung Lukluk, representing Badung Regency

Time : 14.00 ( MIT ) Location : Ratna Kanda Stage. Program : Contest of Tembang Girang Songs by Suara Manik Galih Arts Group, Singaraja, Buleleng Regency.

Time : 17.00 ( MIT ). Location : Madya Mandala Stage. Program : Parade of Traditional Joged Bumbung Dance by Joged Bumbung Group of Gita Semara, Banjar Sabha, Penatih Village, representing Denpasar City.

Time : 19.00 ( MIT ). Location : Ayodya Stage Program : Parade of Arja – Dance-drama by Arja Group of Candra Asta Swari, Panjer Village, representing Denpasar City

Time : 20.00 ( MIT ) Location : Ksirarnawa Hall Program : Parade of Innovative Dances and Musics by Jes Gamelan Fusion Group, Banjar Kutri, Singapadu Village, Sukawati Subdistrict, representing Gianyar Regency

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

Time : 20.00 ( MIT ). Location : in the front of Kriya Hall. Program : Parade of Wayang Kulit Babad puppet shadow play by of State Vocational High School – SMKN 4 Bangli, representing Bangli Regency.

Time : 20.00 ( MIT ). Location : Ardha Candra Amphitheatre. Program : Parade of Gong Kebyar Musics for Children performed by Children Gong Group Wismaya Suara, Banjar Tanah Ampo, Ulakan Village, Manggis Subdistrict, representingKarangasem Regency vs Gong Jong Kumara Group, of the Secondary School SMPN 2 Mengwi, representing Badung Regency