Inspirational speakers, jaw-dropping performances and an atmosphere quite unlike anything else on the island, the (almost) annual TEDxUbud returns this year, on Saturday, 12 October 2019 to the Setia Darma House of Masks and Puppets. With a stellar line-up of 12 speakers and performers, TEDxUbud 2019 is set to blow their audience away once again. [...]
On the top of a hill in Campuhan Village in Ubud, lies an artistic, modern-looking building now known as the Blanco Renaissance Museum. Antonio Blanco, arguably the most successful artist to ever live in Bali was born in the Philippines to Spanish parents. He first landed in Bali in 1952 and destiny introduced him to the Royal family of Ubud. His Royal Majesty, the King of Ubud, granted him two hectares of land, located at the confluence of two sacred streams.
Tourists visiting Bali around June and July can consider themselves lucky. During those months, the provincial government of Bali holds a one-month long cultural expo. Pesta Kesenian Bali, or Bali Arts Festival, is a grand event celebrating Balinese culture. It's a much-anticipated event held every year at Denpasar.
Founded in 2015, the Ubud Food Festival Presented by ABC is three days of cross-cultural culinary discovery with Indonesian food as the star. In its five years it has grown into Indonesia’s leading culinary event.
Dear Valued guests, The Balinese Hindus do not celebrate the coming of the new year of Saka calendar with lavish party; they celebrate it with meditation instead. No activities are allowed to take place. These mandatory religious prohibitions include no pleasure (Amati lelangon), no traffic (Amati lelungan), no fire (Amati geni) and no work (Amati [...]
From 24–28 October, 2018, more than 150 writers, artists, thinkers and performers from across the world will converge for the 15th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival, to share stories and ideas under the banner of this year’s theme, ‘Jagadhita’.
These must-see temples in Ubud offer you a glimpse into historical Bali with ancient reliefs and classical Balinese temple architecture. They also serve as cool retreats or brief stopovers along your leisure walks through town.