Author: Sherly Puspita
Editor: Wahyu Adityo Prodjo
KOMPAS.com - The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism sets 100 annual festivals in the 2019 national Calendar of Event (CoE). Through various festivals it is expected that domestic and foreign tourists can enjoy the beauty of Indonesia both in terms of nature, culture, to man-made attractions or known as the term man made.
The festivals are held throughout the year, the schedule of which has been released since the beginning of this year. Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya hopes that with the release of this national CoE, more tourists will be interested in coming to Indonesia.
These festivals can also be your choice of activities to fill your vacation time. Here is a list of festivals that you can visit during June 2019.
1. Balinese arts party
The festival is held from June 15 to July 13, 2019 at Taman Budaya Art Center, Bali. The Bali Arts Festival is considered the longest, longest and most lively art festival in the tradition of festivals in Indonesia.
Lasting a full month, the festival involves thousands of artists from all over Bali. The festival is tiered through village, sub-district, district and provincial level competitions.
The festival is also famous for its grand opening carnival, and for forty years the President of Republic of Indonesia has always attended, this party represents the culmination of year-round work of art. For further information, you can contact the festival organizing committee at 08155711854.
Jakarnaval was held on June 16, 2019 at the National Monument or Monas area.
Jakarnaval is an annual cultural nuance held and held by the Jakarta Provincial Government / Jakarta City Government Tourism and Culture Office.
For further information you can contact the organizing committee on number 021.5209657 or 021.5209689.
3. XXVIII Sriwijaya Festival 2019
The Sriwijaya Festival will be held on June 16-23, 2019 at Benteng Kuto Besak, Palembang.
The Sriwijaya Festival is one of the largest festivals held in Indonesia by presenting various national and international cultures which in the year of 2019 entered its 28th implementation.
In the event, cultural events from 17 regencies / cities in South Sumatra were presented, as well as several other provinces and invited countries, in the form of dances, musical dramas, folk songs, also supported by several activities related to Sriwijaya's culture and kingdom, such as seminars, exhibitions, and so forth.
For further information, you can call 081322728006.
4. Yadnya Kasada Bromo
Yadnya Kasada Bromo was held on 17 to 19 June 2019 at Ngadisari Village Hall, Pura Poten, Sea of Sand.
Yadnya Kasanda and Bromo Exotica are Tengger tribal ceremonies every tenth month of the traditional calendar, held on the slopes and craters of Mount Bromo. As gratitude and early celebration of time. This traditional ceremony that lasted hundreds of years, is now enriched with collaborative responses from artists from various cities.
For further information, you can call 081217535656.
5. Barge Burn Festival
The Burn Barge Festival is held from 28 to 30 June 2019 in Bagansiapiapi, Bangko District, Pekan Baru, Riau.
The Barge Grill Festival is a cultural ritual of Chinese Bagansiapiapi descent that has been going on since the arrival of Chinese ancestors to Bagansiapiapi. The ritual of burning barges was intended also as a determination not to return to the land of origin.
Ritually, the Barge Burn Festival is a tribute to Dewa Khi Ong Ya or the Sea God that falls every 16 months 5 of the Chinese calendar or called "Go Ge Cap Lak". This calendar date is the birth day of the God Kie Ong Yes.
For further information, you can call 0813747474