The 9th edition of the Denpasar Festival will take place in Bali’s capital city 28 - 31 December 2016.
“The idea to hold the Denpasar Festival originates from the will to remember the past atmosphere of Jl. Gajah Mada as the center of Denpasar residents' creative activities,” said Denpasar Mayor IB Dharmawijaya Mantra, as quoted by tempo.co.
Under the theme “Padmaksara”, the event will be centered in Puputan Badung Square and will host various kinds of performances as well as an art installation dubbed “Ebullience”, which is displayed as a form of joy in welcoming the new year.
In addition to the Denpasar Festival, Bali is slated to host other year-end events like the Panglipuran and Pandawa festivals, which aim to boost tourism and visitor numbers on the island.
Sourced from: The Jakarta Post