The 15th Ubud Writers & Readers Festival (UWRF) will open on October 24, 2018. UWRF is a celebration of world-class literature and art that brings 180 more awesome figures from 30 countries around the world who will perform on one stage . From October 24-28, they will share stories, ideas and inspiration in 70 discussion panel sessions which will be located in the main venue, namely Taman Baca, Indus Restaurant, and NEKA Museum that can be visited during Bali tour.
There are more than 100 other programs consisting of film screenings, book launches, art exhibitions, Festival Clubs, and many more.
In addition to the Main Program in the form of discussion panels, Ubud Writers & Readers Festival also has a row of art programs that present poets, musicians, dancers, directors, and artists from Indonesia and other countries.
Some of these art programs are unpaid events that can be accessed by the public and enjoyed by anyone.
Literary lovers can meet writers from all over the world. Movie connoisseurs have the opportunity to talk with famous directors.
Art enthusiasts can admire various art installations and dissolve in the harmony of their favorite musicians and worshipers of poetry and words can also express themselves in the best container they need.
UWRF will satisfy the desire of book lovers by holding book launches in several locations around Ubud.
The themes and types of books also vary, from history to politics, novels to photo books and art enthusiasts can also enjoy art installations by the best artists from Indonesia.
UWRF visitors can also enjoy other art exhibitions such as GloBALIzation which illustrate the opposite culture and modernity, PAUSE; URBAN DECAY which presents urban space photography works, the Fertile Period of the works of Indonesian female artists, and many more.
For fans of poetry, UWRF provides space for expression to read their best work in Poetry and Expression Picnic sessions that will be held in Poetry Park.
In addition, UWRF also presents Women of Words Poetry Slam supported by PWAG Indonesia to celebrate feminism and diversity in a series of beautiful words.
The UWRF Closing Night Party is an art event full of music, dance and appreciation, which can be enjoyed from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday (10/28/18) at the Blanco Renaissance Museum.
For further information, visit the Ubud Writers & Readers Festival website at www.ubudwritersfestival.com.

On September 24-30, 2017 we can watch selected independent films from around the world playing at Bali International Film Festival (Balinale) 2017 at CinemaxxLippo Mall Kuta Bali. This year will be different as Balinale launches Community Section for all ages. There will be local community performances to entertain the whole family, as well as free film-focused film screenings, as well as screenings of student project films and educational documentary films.
Balinale, since 2007, was born on the Bali to facilitate international filmmakers in presenting their works in front of savvy film lovers. Balinale has been internationally recognized to present diversity in documentaries, feature and short films that are the specifications of its category. All this is presented relaxed and intimate through festivals that bring together global creativity.
As a world-class event, Balinale effectively promotes Indonesia as a film making destination beside Bali tour as tourist destination that presents Indonesian culture including quality crafts, products and services to the world. All film genres are presented here, from story films, short films, and documentaries from all over Indonesia and the world
The objectives of the Balinale are to promote professionalism and raise awareness of the opportunities offered in various fields in film careers. The program covers creative industries related to fashion, literature, music, technology, arts, architects, design and much more.

Markandeya Yoga Foundation Indonesia will host the “Bali Yoga Festival” in Lumintang Field, Denpasar, Bali.
Markandeya Yoga founder of Indonesia, I Gusti Ngurah Dian Ayu Martika in Denpasar, on Wednesday said the activities of the festival will be held from January 13th 2017 until January 15th 2017.
The yoga festival activities will involve all teachers in Indonesia, as well as students from elementary, middle and high school / vocational school. This event was also enlivened and filled by the great masters of India and yoga teacher in the whole of Bali.
Yoga activities are very important for dealing with globalization. Because yoga can control the mind, body process, process flavors and so forth. While Denpasar Mayor Rai Mantra said yoga is important for all people, especially young children. To control the mind so it does not arise various problems. He said the activities of yoga is very good for health, especially for flexibility. During their Bali tour service, tourists can come to Bali yoga festival.