Sunday, March 27, 2011

7th until 11th April Bali Art Festival in Buleleng

7th of April

14.00 Parade of the Dawang-Dawang

Opening at the T-Junction in front of the Bupatis office

8th of April

19.00 Gamelan - Performance

Female Gong Kebyar group from Jagaraga
Female Gong Kebyar group from Bengkel

Wantilan Sasana Budaya

9th of April

19.00 Gamelan - Performance

Angklung Kebyar from Anturan
Angklung Kebya from Ambengan

Wantilan Sasana Budaya

10th of April

19.00 Dance – Performance

Joged from Patas
Joged from Suwug Sabi

Wantilan Sasana Budaya

11th of April
19.00 Ending of the Art Festival in Buleleng

Children Gong Kebyar from Nagasepaha
Children Gong Kebyar from Jinengdalem
Presentation of the prices for the winners of the Dawang-Dawang Parade

Wantilan Sasana Budaya

31st March until 2nd April 2011 - The Art Festival of the People of Buleleng in Singaraja

Location: "Taman Kota" Singaraja, Jalan Ngurah Rai, opposite of Hardys

March 31st

10.00 – 21.00 Opening of the exhibition for public
16.00 – 16.30 Opening by the Master of Ceremonies
16.30 – 16.45 Quiz and Games
16.45 – 17.30 Performance Riri KDI
17.30 – 18.30 Prayer break
18.30 – 19.30 Arrival of the invited guests
19.30 – 19.45 Arrival of the Minister accompanied by Jegeg Bagus
19.40 – 19.45 Opening by the Master of Ceremonies
19.45 – 19.50 Opening dance: Sekar Jagad
19.50 – 19.55 Speech of the Tourism Head
19.55 – 20.00 Speech of the Bupati
20.00 – 20.05 Speech of the Governor
20.05 – 20.15 Speech of the Minister
20.15 – 20.30 Symbolic delivery of the subsidies of the government for the touristic field by the
minister of tourism and culture and following a symbolic signing of an agreement
between the government and the addressee.
20.30 – 21.00 Artistic entertainment with focus on the village getting the subsidies and
21.00 – 23.00 Artistic performance with „Anang dan Ashanty“ and „Cokelat“

April 1st

10.00 – 21.00 Opening of the exhibition for public
10.00 – 10.05 Opening by the Master of Ceremonies
10.05 – 10.50 Performance Dangdut-Music
10.50 – 11.00 Quiz and games
11.00 – 14.00 Prayer break and lunch
14.00 – 14.05 Greetings by the Master of Ceremonies
14.05 – 14.15 Quiz and games
14.15 – 15.15 Danced Drama (Cak dan Pramen) from Tejakula
15.15 – 15.30 Quiz and games
15.30 – 16.30 Yan Velia dance
16.30 – 19.30 Break
19.30 – 19.35 Opening by the Master of Ceremonies
19.35 – 20.35 Band „Loading“
20.35 – 21.35 Wayang Wong („Human Shadow Puppets“)

April 2nd

10.00 – 17.00 Opening of the exhibition for public
10.00 – 10.05 Opening by the Master of Ceremonies
10.05 – 10.45 Dances: Taruna Jaya, Cendrawasih, Wiranjaya
10.45 – 11.00 Quiz and games
11.00 – 11.30 Dance: Traditional Nelayan
11.30 – 14.00 Lunch Break
14.00 – 14.10 Opening by the Master of Ceremonies
14.10 – 14.50 Yan Velia Dance
14.50 – 15.00 The Master of Ceremonies thanks Yan Velia
15.00 – 15.45 Band „Loading“ feat Dangdut - Music
15.45 – 16.45 Clown „Petruk“
16.45 – 16.50 Ending by the Master of Ceremonies
16.50 – 17.00 Ending by Politicians

Friday, March 18, 2011

23rd till 26th of November 2011 - North Bali to Host World Mask Festival

By courtesy of
Bali's region of Buleleng will play host to the World Mask Festival to be held November 23-26, 2011.

Home to its own unique mask tradition of the Wayang Wong centered in the village of Tejakula, 40 kilometers east of Buleleng's capital of Singaraja, Buleleng has the backing of the International Mask Arts & Culture Organization (IMACO) in hosting the event expecting to attract 300 foreign participants representing 56 countries .

In anticipation of a gathering of world mask performers, the government is preparing the Gedung Budaya located near the former port of Buleleng at a cost of Rp. 3 billion (US$333,000) with work targeted to be completed by September.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

6th till 9th of March 2011 Art Stage (Pentas Seni) II Tejakula

From sunday march 6th until wednesday march 9th the Art Stage Festival (Pentas Seni) will take place in Tejakula.


10.00 Grand Opening
Speech of the Bupati of Buleleng followed by various dances of adults and children, and a newly created ballet.
Tari Pendet Masal; Tabuh Gilak; Tari Margapati; Tari Trunajaya; Gong Mebarung Dewasa dan Anak-Anak; Kreasi Baru Bali + Barat (Ballet)

Painter competition of children from kindergarden and primary school.
Wayang Wong. (Human Shadow Theater)

Shadow Puppets Performance
Joged (traditional dance where the bystanders are getting involved in the dance)
Traditional dance performance: Kecak
Balinese Comedy: Lawak Lolak, Petruk Golek
Pop Bali: Dek Ulik, Ari Kencana, Jaya Pangus
Dangdut-music: Yudi Kresna, Gek Diah

Disco with dance performances of teenagers
Pop Bali: Deden with his friends

Religious songs (Pesantian)
Various music-performances

Shadow puppets (Wayang Kulit)
Various Gamelan performances with adults and children

Music and dances from children and teenagers (Kejak)

Gamelan: Angklung Sangging
Religious songs performed by children
Balinese story-teller (Mesatwa Bali)

Shadow puppets (Wayang Kulit)
Balinese Comedy (Bondres)
Gamelan performances and dances
Balinese Comedy (Lawak Susi dan Durpa CS)

Performance of new dances by children of an kindergarden
Gamelan performance

Gamelan performances (Rerindikan; Sanggar Supartini)

Shadow puppets (Wayang Kulit)
Gamelan performance (Sanggar Luh Menek)
Band of the senior highschool