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For nearly an entire month the whole of Bali comes alive with a cultural celebration the likes of which is only seen once a year at the annual Bali Arts Festival. Due to take place from the 11th of June to 9th July this year this stunning display of local culture, music, arts, crafts, dance and culinary prowess is set to wow visitors from far and wide with its colour, flavour and distinctly Balinese spirit. This year’s event will mark the 33rd year of the Bali Arts Festival which is also popularly known as the artistic event of the year in Denpasar.
Some of the highlights of the event include traditional dances and forgotten dance varieties from mountainous regions of the country while classical dance forms such as baris, legong, barong, gambuh, kecak and mask dances will also be performed by elaborately dressed Balinese dancers. Unique musical showcases and “kreasi baru” from the dance companies of Denpasar are displayed alongside modern interpretations of conventional dance forms with breathtaking choreography that have a Balinese style of their own. Classical dances that were performed in palaces can also be enjoyed at the festival which also stars many a celebrity from the Balinese stage. Artistic creations from neighbouring islands and other parts of the world also take centre stage at the festival which also features many shadow puppet shows and musical ensembles that highlight traditional Balinese musical compositions and instruments.
Conducted within an amphitheatre with a spectacular stage which resembles a temple, over 6000 spectators at a time can witness the beauty and elegance of the vibrant cultural showcases on offer at the festival. Fashion shows and model competitions are also a popular facet of the festival which also celebrates the culinary secrets of local cuisine in food contests that are a treat for visitors and locals alike. The Balinese handicraft industry is also prominently featured within the Bali Arts Festival where traditional arts and crafts are celebrated and sold to interested collectors and souvenir hunters.
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Festivals, food, arts & culture, shopping and sports, this is Adelaide – Australian city where there is always something on. This vibrant festival city is bursting with things to see and do- and one trip is never enough. It’s a pretty place, laid out on either side of the Torrens River, ringed with green belt of parks and set against the rolling hills of the Mount Lofty ranges. This is exactly what makes it a major Tourist spot in Australia. Every year Tourists and artists flock to Adelaide in groups to be a part of this exciting city. Adelaide International Airport serves as the largest international Airport in Australia and flights with Qantas, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and cheap flights to Adelaide from London UK with Singapore Airways are traveler’s first choice. Any of these cheap tickets to Adelaide can be booked in a matter of minutes over the revolutionary online world of ticketing. For more details on how to get cheap offers on Adelaide flights see Flights to Australia.
Adelaide is widely recognized for rich artistic heritage and arts events. Over 400 festivals are celebrated every year. The Adelaide festival of arts is one of the world’s greatest arts festivals. The events include writer’s week, artist’s week, universal playground, womadelaide (an outdoor festival of world dance and music), and fireworks Adelaide festival of ideas, opera, theatre, a late night club and much more. The next festival is from 26 Feb. – 14 March 2010.The festival centre is the home of the Adelaide festival. The festival attracts culture vultures from all over Australia to see live dance, drama and music.
ADELAIDE FRINGE FESTIVAL, The Adelaide fringe offers a huge twist of quirky fun and frivolity- with over 700 events, 300 venues, 24 days and nights; this is the biggest fringe ever. The main events are fringe parade, opening night concert, Adelaide spring theatre festival, desert fringe, the Adelaide international buskers festival and Amocco(an inflatable ‘luminarium ; of labyrinthine tunnels and soaring domes, it is a chill out zone of most unusual kind).
ADELAIDE FUSE FESTIVAL, it is one of the leading music industry events in Australia. It combines two nights of the best new music from across the country, two days of informative interviews, talk and seminars from the industries leading professionals and one day of master classes for managers and song writers.
CABARET FESTIVAL, The Adelaide cabaret festival offers the best local and international artists in cabaret genre- it offers unforgettable nights of music, satire, comedy, storytelling and an opportunity to dance a night away. It is the largest festival of its kind in the world, with more than 48,000 attendees.
ADELAIDE INTERNATIONAL GUITAR FESTIVAL is Australia’s largest guitar festival and is held biennially. It offers to see world class line up of rock, roots and classical guitar acts. Over the four days and nights the festival features more than 50 national and international artists in 16 performances and three Australian premieres.
CARNIVAL is a century old tradition and is celebrated with masked balls, parades, popular theatre, songs, entertainment, folk dancers and much more. It contributes to the proud tradition of the festival state. South Australia’s Italian community comes out with force to demonstrate and share their vibrant culture, tradition and delicious cuisine at this annual event.Tags: adelaide festival, adelaide international airport, australia adelaide, rich artistic heritage, universal playground