Holidays and festivals in Bali

Galungan Kuningan in Bali

Galungan and Kuningan

Galungan is a unique 10 day celebration commemorating good over evil in typically melodramatic style.

Asia puckers up for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day has spread across the globe and has found a happy home in Asia. Learn how Valentines Day is celebrated in this part of the world.

Bali Spirit Festival

BaliSpirit Yoga Festival

Bali Spirit Festival has rapidly become Southeast Asia’s premier celebration of yoga. And more.



If you happen to be in Bali in March, you are in for a real treat. This is the island’s most auspicious date of the year featuring spectacularly chaotic ritual followed by an equally dramatic anti-climax.

Bali Kite Festival

Bali Kite Festival

When the wind blows, size really does matter in Bali. The Balinese are crazy about kites and in the “Island of the Gods” the bigger the better is the accepted mantra.

The Hajj

Eid al-Adha and the Hajj

Once a year, from every corner of the globe, a mass exodus occurs. Muslims of every color, ethnic group, rich or poor, travel to Mecca.

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival

Ubud Writers & Readers Festival attracts an colorful mix of established and wannabe authors, dreamers and social butterflies.