Ubud Writers & Readers Festival / 25th – 29th October 2017
The Ubud Writers & Readers Festival is an annual literary event that has become a great source of pride for the island of Bali. This community based initiative is a creative platform for established and aspiring writers to connect with likeminded booklovers. It features interactive workshops, fascinating discussions, literary gatherings and book launches.
Penampahan Galungan / 31st October 2017
The day before Galungan is a busy time for Bali’s Hindu community. Special offerings are prepared and pigs are slaughtered across the island ready to be cooked for a festive feast. Decorated bamboo poles are erected in front of every home as a shrine to represent Bali’s sacred mountain and the bounty of the land.