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.

Some residents in Banjar Dinas Temukus, Besakih Village, Rendang District, established a tourist attraction known as Bali Edelwis Park.
The location is about 5.4 kilos from the summit of Mount Agung, precisely under the embung.
Edelwis Park which was built in June 2018 and can be visited during Bali tour looks beautiful to cool the eyes. The scenery presented is the beauty of Edelwis, Gumitir, and Mount Agung Flowers.
Next to it is built huts and roads made of bamboo. At the same time, places for self-building were also built by residents.
The manager of the development section of the Bali Edelwis Park, I Nengah Sueca, explained that the park covering an area of ​​31 acres was built from the idea of ​​citizens and youth living in the slopes of Mount Agung.
This idea arises when mountain activity decreases.
“Coming from the evacuation residents have the idea of ​​building a Bali Edelwis Park. June was built, and began operating in July. The workmanship is about one month,” Sueca explained.
The main purpose of the people who joined the Edelwis Park Group was to revive the economy of Temukus residents after the eruption of Mount. After the eruption, he said, the people’s economy was dead. It’s hard to live up to your needs.
With the establishment of Bali Edelwis Park, local residents are eager to revive their economy.
Some residents began trading around the Park. Employment opportunities for the community, such as youth, are even small.
“We build this in collaboration with residents who own land, and Bumdes Besakih. The result is that we divide it according to the agreed terms. The important thing is, the economy of the people around the mountainside is back to life,” he added.
For tourists visiting the Edelwis Park an average of 100 people per day. During holidays, such as Saturday and Sunday, visits of up to 200 to 300 people according to visitors to the beautiful Bali Edelwis Park. Tourists come from outside Karangasem, such as Badung, Klungkung, and Gianyar. Visitors admitted they were not afraid to visit because they were in a harmless zone, outside a four kilometre radius.

Following several health programs in Bali can be an alternative to your holiday activities while Bali tour because it provides many benefits that can be felt especially in terms of healthy living. Usually health programs are offered in hotels and spas in packages. Many activities and treatments that you can do there, such as spa therapy, pilates, yoga, swimming, until trekking. The goal itself is to make the tourists more relaxed and aware of the importance of healthy living.
Here are some health programs that you can try during tour in Bali.
Ayurverdic Program
The program uses a hundred years old Indian medicine for body and mind. Treatment itself can be through with ayuverda done with the doctor’s recommendation. It is also usually the therapy performed in this program such as meditation, detox, and diet specials.
Cleanse Program
This program is performed to detoxify the body or clean the system of the body, also shed the toxins. Tourists will do detox in the intestine, kidney, liver, and skin. Usually if tourists or guests experience these problems, will be recommended using herbal remedies. However, it is not recommended for people taking other medications.
Oriental Medicine Program
This program is an oriental traditional treatment for health with physical balance, emotions, and energy systems of the body. This program can reduce stress, prevent, and keep from disease can also restore again and a better life. Treatment itself usually with acupuncture, herbal remedies, nutritional therapy, meditation, and exercise.
Rejuvenation program
In contrast to other programs, here guests will be offered beauty treatments and spas. Then also through a healthy diet, so positive thoughts make you feel young. Later, there are nutritionists who will provide appropriate nutrition solutions to increase weight, energy, skin, hormonal, and digestive health. Then, tourists will also be given suggestions about which foods can or can not be consumed, because it can contribute in the aging process.
Stress management program
Stress can deplete minerals in the body that can cause mental instability, fatigue and disturbed sleep cycles. Later consultants there will make a schedule to do therapy for you who experience stress.
Some such as relaxation therapy, outdoor activities, and a better life with various kinds of mind and body techniques.