Indonesian Events & Festivals
Indonesia Holidays & Festivals
Indonesia festivals celebrate the country's multi-ethnic background, with celebrations devoted to Hindu, Muslim, secular, and local ethnic traditions. These holidays are only the most prominent ones known - in a country about as wide as the United States, there's bound to be a celebration going on somewhere on any given day!
Galungan - Welcoming the Spirits Home to Bali
Description of Balinese holiday celebrating the ancestral spirits. Occurs once every 210 days, following traditional Balinese religious calendar.
Images of Nyepi, the Balinese New Year
Image Gallery depicting the Balinese holiday of Nyepi, the traditional Balinese New Year - also known as the Day of Silence.
Ubud Writers and Readers Festival
A festival in Ubud, Bali held to bring together readers and world-renowned readers. Annually held in October.
Vesak – the Buddha’s Birthday in Southeast Asia
How the Buddhist holiday of Vesak is celebrated in Southeast Asia - from the solemn procession to Borobudur in Indonesia, to making merit in temples around Singapore