Kuta Karnival is the Festival and Competitions Events in Kuta Bali. Held regularly every year since 2003, the annual Kuta Karnival has managed to siphon the attention of the world. As in previous years, the event will be decorated with colorful activities ranging from the Fabulous Opening Ceremony, a Sunset Culture Parade, Turtle Release, Paddle for Peace, Balinese Cultural Show, Kite Festival, Beach Sports Competitions, Surfing Contests, Food Festival, Music Fiesta , and a whole range of other exciting features, in line with its annual tagline “A Celebration of Life”.
The festival will commence with an opening ceremony differently from year to year. In the year of 2012, the opening ceremonial hold in front of Pura Segara. The opening ceremony usually will be highlighted with the performance of a mass Balinese traditionaldance, the iconic giant puppets procession, and other Balinese traditional attractions involving thousands of performers. Another intersting events during the festival is Turtle Release program on the shores of Kuta Beach as a symbol of conservation and preserving the harmony of nature.
The Food Festival has always been one of the main highlights of the festival; with more vendors participating, this year the enthusiasm can only get larger. With a beautiful beach atmosphere and scheduled to open every day before sunset until midnight, the festival promises even more festive nuances. Thousands of visitors will be pampered with a variety of cuisines and beverages at affordable prices originating from various countries and served by the many restaurants, hotels, pubs and night clubs along Kuta.
Aside from staging Surfing contests and other beach sports competitions, the festival will held other International Competition or Tournament. Such as Dance Competition, Golf Competition, Cricket Tournament and many more.
The Kuta Karnival is a “Community” and “Recovery” initiative of the Kuta Small Business Association (KSBA) for the island of Bali. The Kuta Karnival is officially endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, the Provincial Government of Bali, Bali Tourism Board (BTB), and the Regency Government of Badung. Kuta Karnival is also supported by the local authorities of Kuta County , LPM (Society Empowerment Institution) of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, and also community representatives of the Villages of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak.For more information please visit the Wonderful Indonesia Website: //http://www.indonesia.travel and http://kutakarnival.org/