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Guide through the events in August

Rip Curl Surf competition
10th of July – 10th of August

Come to the south of Bali to beautiful Padang Padang beach for the famous Rip Curl Cup. Surfer competition that invited 16 surfers this year to compete. Dates depend on the waves, of course, so check the website, grab a cold drink and join the crowd on the cliffs overlooking Padang Padang to watch best of the best surf can give.

Indonesian Independence Day
17th of August

Indonesia is celebrating its 72nd year of independence. You will see lots of houses and communities putting flags and decorations in front, and motorbikes decorated in white and red. Check out your hotel’s food and beverage highlights for some Independence Day promos and menu specials that usually feature national culinary delights – nasi goreng, beef rendang and Soto Ayam – yummy!

Jazz Market by the Sea
18th-20th August 2017
Taman Bhagawan, Tanjung Benoa

Tanjung Benoa Jazz Market by the Sea is an annual community cultural and musical event, held in the beachfront garden of Ta- man Bhagawan in Tanjung Benoa. Now in its 6th consecutive year, the festival will feature top Indonesian jazz artists and performers. Music is playing from 2 pm until 11 pm dai- ly during the three-day event. You can also enjoy a culinary journey celebrating Indone- sian cuisine through culinary workshops and traditional cooking presentations. Bring the kids who can enjoy a host of fun activities such as face painting, ocean races, mermaid shows, bouncy castles…

Sanur Village Festival
23th -27th of August
Inna Grand Bali Beach and other areas.

Sanur This year festival will have bazaar and food festival, fashion shows, expos, tours, culinary challenges, yoga, sports activities and environmental awareness programs, and it will also highlight an international kite festival, an exotic jukung festival, and a Sanur Run.

Legian Beach Festival
25th -28th of August
Jl. Pantai Legian, between Jl. Melasti and Jl. Padma.

This year’s ‘Lively Legian Beach Festival’ is organized by the Legian village community and is supported by the Indonesian Tourism Board, and will feature various games, competitions, exhibitions and bazaars over the course of four days.

The 6th Maybank Marathon
27th of August 2017
Keramas, Gianyar

The annual Maybank Marathon race will have several categories: full marathon (42 kilometers), a half marathon (, a 10 K run, and a fun sprint category for kids. The course runs through the main bypass road of Jalan Ida Bagus Mantra, traversing the villages of Saba, Pering, Belega, and Bona, then back down via the villages of Keramas and Medahan.

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