Bali Tourism revives along with the given easing by the Government as follows: Visa on Arrival, no Quarantine and Free PCR Swab for those who have been fully vaccinated or booster.
A number of International Tourists also look on vacation at the island of a thousand temples. Enjoying the beauty of its nature, the hospitality of people and diversity of cultures.
Completing the concept of Cultural Tourism that was created by the Island as the Last Paradise in the World, Bali Provincial Government prepared Bali superior cultural events to be included in the list of National Cultural Event which is known as the Kharisma Event Nusantara (Archipelago Charisma Event).
There are seven events of many cultural events in Bali that are qualify for the list of the Kharisma Event Nusantara (Archipelago Charisma Event), the ministry of tourism and Creative Economy 2022 as follows : Bali Spirit Festival, Bali Art Festival, Ubud Village Jazz Festival, Sanur Village Festival, Pemuteran Bay Festival, Denpasar Festival, dan Penglipuran Village Festival..
Events Holding Time as follows:
1. Bali Spirit Festival, May, 19th till 22nd, 2022, in Ubud
2. Bali Art Festival, June, 12th till July, 10th 2022, in Denpasar
3. Ubud Village Jazz Festival, 12th till August, 13th,2022, in Ubud
4. Sanur Village Festival, 19th till –August, 21st 2022, in Sanur.
5. Pemuteran Bay Festival, 11th till November, 13th 2022, in Buleleng
6. Denpasar Festival at the end of November till December, 22nd, 2022 in Denpasar
7. Penglipuran Village Festival, 7th till December, 10th 2022, in Bangli.
==== Cultural Tourist Attraction ===
Through The Kharisma Event Nusantara (Archipelago Charisma Event), these events will be promoted to the whole world together with events from others regions in Indonesia.
Thus, for tourists who come to Bali, in addition to enjoy the nature and culture of Bali, they also be able to enjoy festival according to the existing schedule. So as, there will be variation of cultural attraction when they are in Bali.
The implementation of these seven events, it is hoped to show the world that Bali Tourism has revived and is ready to be visited.
Safety and convenience does not need to be questioned again because, the whole Balinese people are greatly aware to keep safety and convenience of tourists especially post pandemic.
==Choice of Vacation Schedule===
The head of Bali Government Tourism Office, Tjok Bagus Pemayun said, these seven festivals became a choice for expectant tourists who would go on vacation to Bali.
Thus, they can plan and choose a suitable time for having vacation to Bali and choose which festival that can be enjoyed because there are some shown festivals almost every month. He said recently.
On this occasion, Tjok Bagus also said the total numbers of foreign tourist visit that had come to Bali amount 14.430 people who used Visa on Arrival (VoA) service until April, 5th, 2022, he said.
The enhancement of tourists visit inseparable from the formation of herd immunity. The vaccination achievement exceeded the target of 30 percent of Balinese population approximately 4 million people. He insisted.
From the data of Covid-19 task force per April, 14th, 2022, booster vaccination in Bali Province reached 57, 49%. All regions had reached above 40 %. The highest reached 76, 32% in Denpasar. Balinese people were very discipline in following health protocol,” he said.
The Head of Bali Goverment Tourism Office, Tjok Bagus Pemayun mentioned there are seven festivals that will be held in Bali. This festival, also invites micro, small and medium business owners to participate, he explained.
It being said, Bali Spirit Festival is a delight festival to unite yoga, music and dance into one exciting event. Held in Ubud every year, this event has grown bigger from year to year, so that it attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world.
Next, Bali Art Festival is an annual parade or art festival that is initiated by the Government of Bali, it is intended as a vessel of activity and creativity for the artists, in order to support the government’s program in terms of excavation, preservation, development of the values of Balinese culture and arts.
The Ubud Village Jazz Festival is a music festival that takes place in the artistic area of Ubud, Bali, Indonesia. Since 2010, Yuri Mahatma, a musician/composer/music instructor, and the founder of Underground Jazz Movement with Anom Darsana, director and owner of ANTIDA Music Production have worked together for several regular jazz concert projects, each time delivering different themes.
Afterward, Sanur Village Festival (SVF) is an annual community celebration that is held by Sanur Development Foundation and located at Sanur beach area. “SVF is a large scale of collective events involving food festivals, exhibitions of creative economy, various competitions and contests, art and culture attraction, music, and many kinds of environmentally friendly activities,” He said.
Related to Pemuteran Bay Festival, Tjok Bagus explained this festival is covering all form of culture and arts, also environment preservation, such as community-based coral conservation with biorock technology, heritage culture gebug ende, beach art parade, art and culture competitions, art and handicraft products exhibition in order to develop the quality of community-based tourism, cultured and environmentally friendly.
Meanwhile, Denpasar Festival or Denfest is an art and culture festival that is held as a celebration to express arts and culture. It includes traditional arts, modern and also avant-grade that covered some aspects, such as appearance, commercial, inspiring, transforming, entertaining and educating, added Tjok Bagus.
“The following event is the Penglipuran Village Festival. Located in Penglipuran village, it carries the theme of Green Destination based on Cleanliness, Health, Safety and Environment Sustainability (CHSE) which is corporate alongside with all stakeholders and still concerns and follows health protocol. This festival presents the uniqueness of arts, culture and local genius of Penglipuran cultural village,” he mentioned.