Wakatobi Wave (Wonderful Festival & Expo)

Wakatobi, Southeast Sulawesi


Prepare yourself to take part in a festival set in one of the most beautiful places in the world: Wakatobi Islands. Famous for its largest barrier reef in Indonesia, Wakatobi Islands are inhabited by 942 fish species and 750 coral reef species. With colorful reefs, diverse aquatic species, Wakatobi Wave highlights Indonesia’s underwater beauty.

Wakatobi Wave exhibits several marine and cultural attractions, including Karia’a Parade, a ritual of traditional mass circumcision, as well as Tamburu Liya, a heroic sacred parade performed by fifteen respected elders using spears and drums. The expo also features traditional boat racing, boat-mast climbing competition, inland and underwater photography competitions, and a beachside triathlon.

Wakatobi Wave (Wonderful Festival & Expo)
Wakatobi Wave (Wonderful Festival & Expo)


Jl. La Ruku No. 11, Kompleks Perkantoran
Motika, Wangi-Wangi Selatan, Wakatobi,
Southeast Sulawesi
Creative Economy & Tourism Office

Borobudur Marathon

Magelang, Central Java


Introducing Central Java to travelers and maximizing potentials of young marathon runners, the Government of Central Java presents Borobudur Marathon 2017. With distance categories of 3K, 10K, half-marathon, and full marathon, Borobudur Marathon is an amazing race around the panoramic Borobudur Temple.

Other than the usual challenge of a full marathon, the Borobudur marathon will challenge you even further with the ultrathon, an ultramarathon of 116 KM. Be mesmerized by the lush greeneries as you run through captivating sights of Central Java’s mountains along the way. Prepare your shoes and sign up for the ultra challenge of Borobudur Marathon.

Borobudur Marathon
Borobudur Marathon


PT. Taman Wisata Candi Borobudur,
Prambanan & Ratu Boko
Jl. Raya Jogya – Solo KM 16,
Prambanan, Sleman, Yogyakarta
+62274 496 402

Bekudo Bono Festival

Pelalawan, Riau


Kampar is a long river that rushes down from the hills of Barisan. Caused by the funnel shape of the river and the convergence of two strong currents, the phenomenal Kampar River’s tidal bores, locally called Bono, emerges with a magnificent energy of 40 kilometers per hour. Discovered only a few years ago by the International Tidal River Surfing Community, the Kampar River of Riau Province draws surfers from around the world to take on
its unmerciful tidal waves.

Get ready to conquer the most phenomenal tidal bore that nature has created with your favorite surfing board. Prepare yourself to surf along the Kampar River where the waves seem to go on forever at the thrilling Bekudo Bono Festival.

Bekudo Bono Festival
Bekudo Bono Festival


Location Ombak Bono



Riau Creative Economy & Tourism Office
Jl. Jenderal Sudirman Komplek Bandar
Serai, Riau
+62761 403 56

Banyuwangi Ethno Carnival

Banyuwangi, East Java


If you want to experience a different kind of a fashion
festival, particularly one that focuses on ethnic and
traditional contemporary costumes, then the Banyuwangi
Ethno Carnival (BEC) is your kind of event. Bringing
hundreds of models on a two-kilometer stage, BEC shows
the most creatively attractive costumes from various

Moreover, many interesting local street foods and treats
also gather along the streets to fulfill your hunger. Be
amongst the astonished audience and catch a glimpse of
these wonderful and extravagant costumes displayed in
Banyuwangi Ethno Carnival.

Banyuwangi Ethno Carnival
Banyuwangi Ethno Carnival

Jl. Ahmad Yani 78, Banyuwangi, East Java
+62333 424 172
Banyuwangi Art, Culture & Tourism Office

Jogja International Heritage Week

November 18 – 19


The Jogja International Heritage Walk (JJHW) is an on-foot marching event held by the Jogja Walking Association. This event highlights plenty of messages, such as the well being of oneself, green-friendly environment, healthy tourism, and creative economy. Implemented through an array of activities, including planting a thousand trees on Karang Tengah Slope, JJHW invites everyone to participate on this marching.

Globally recognized by International Marching League, JJHW is about preserving Mother Earth. As the name suggest, the event will be set on the complex of Prambanan Temple and Imogiri Village. The march’s route varies between five, ten, and twenty kilometers. JJHW also empowers local business owners by visiting their shops in Prambanan and Imogiri area.

Jogja International Heritage Week
Jogja International Heritage Week


Jogja Walking Association
Jl. Kompleks Colombo No. 39, Yogyakarta
+62274 566 728

Makepung Lampit

November 26
Jembrana, Bali


Derived from Balinese word kepung, meaning ‘chase,’ Makepung Lampit reveals another exciting race before the highlight of Makepung Festival. Situated in wetlands, the muddy terrestrial is another experience you won’t find anywhere else.
Signifying the gotong royong culture where everyone is helping each other for the same purpose, Makepung Lampit symbolizes the community’s process in preparing the harvest season together.

Makepung Lampit
Makepung Lampit


Jembrana Culture & Tourism Office
Jl. Surapati No. 1, Jembrana, Bali
+62365 412 10

Biennale Jogja

November 2 – December 10


Initiated as an exhibition that represents the dynamic art practice in Jogjakarta in 1988, Biennale Jogja immediately became one of the most powerful and faithful visual arts events in Indonesia. Widely known as a flagship of contemporary exhibitions, Biennale Jogja has shown a great deal of contribution to the local and regional art scene in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

Inviting artists and art communities from all over the equatorial line, Biennale Jogja has been exhibiting, collaborating, creating, and working with several artists, collectives, organizations and cultural communities. One thing is for sure, the Biennale Jogja shows the finest artworks to spoil your eyes and awaken your inspirations.

Biennale Jogja
Biennale Jogja


Taman Budaya Yogyakarta
JL. Sri Wedani, No. 1, Yogyakarta
+6274 587 712

Spartan Race Bintan

November 19 – 20
Bintan, Riau Islands


The Spartan Race is an internationally known event for both first timers and seasoned racers with over 240 races held 25 countries around the world. One of the locations is held in the wonderful Bintan Island. The race includes not only running, but also climbing, pushing, pulling, throwing, crawling walls, hills, trees, muds, and barbed

Overlooking the beautiful South China Sea, this immense physical challenge is set on Lagoi Bay. Several categories are made to be enjoyed by amateurs and avid runners. Spartan Race has a prideful prize: World Championship Entry. Dare yourself and participate in this famous race.



Bintan Culture & Tourism Office
Jl. Trikora Km. 36 Teluk Bakau,
Gunung Kijang, Bintan, Riau Islands
+62771 701 1566