Wonderful Raja Ampat Festival

October
Raja Ampat, West Papua

 

At the tip of northwest Papua sits a set of islands that look as if it fell from heaven. Called the Raja Ampat Islands, translated as The Four Kings, the four beautiful islands is 80% surrounded by endless ocean with enchanting coral reefs and unique habitants of tropical underworld. These islands are certainly Indonesian rare jewels within the archipelago.

Taking place at the WTC (Waisai Torang Cinta) Beach, Wonderful Raja Ampat Festival attracts thousands of visitors as they witness the cultural humility of Raja Ampat native. Welcoming you with a colossal dance of 150 people, the festival depicts harmony between the people of the four islands of Raja Ampat.

Wonderful Raja Ampat Festival
Wonderful Raja Ampat Festival

Information:

Papua Culture & Tourism Office
Jl. Raya Abepura-Kota Raja , Abepura,
Jayapura, West Papua
+62967 583 001

Tour de Siak

October
Siak, Riau

 

The Siak Regency of Riau holds an array of amazing tourism potentials, boasting on natural and cultural amazingness. Tour de Siak elevates the beauty of Siak’s landscape and provokes the best cyclists to a formidable challenge around them.

This year, the Government of Riau is planning to extend the route to alluring Malaka, expanding the original tour of five stages with a total distance of 540 KM long. Be among the most skillful cyclists to tour around the remarkable Siak, or just sit back and observe the race while basking in the exquisite nature of Riau.

Tour de Siak

Information:

Siak Sports, Youth, Culture & Tourism Office
Komp. Perkantoran Pemda Sungai Betung,
Siak Sri Indrapura, Riau
+62764 320 898

Nongsa Cup XII Golf Tournament

October
Batam, Riau Islands

 

Nongsa Cup XII Golf Tournament is a world-class event for all avid golfers, initiated by four biggest golf tourism corporations in Batam. A great success for eleven years, Nongsa Cup XII Golf Tournament is drawing more golfers each year from all of Southeast Asia.

This enjoyable event always takes place in the Batam’s best resorts, located on the beachfront facing Batam Sea. With wonderful suites, spas, delicious cuisines, and luxurious facilities at the resorts, the delightful tournament provides you with more than just a golf tournament—it can be your delightful getaway from your busy lives.

Nongsa Cup XII Golf Tournament
Nongsa Cup XII Golf Tournament

Information:

Tering Bay Country Club
Jl. Hang Lekiu KM 4, Nongsa, Sambau
Batam, Riau Islands
+62778 761 818
sales@teringbay.com.sg
www.teringbay.com.sg

Nusa Penida Festival

October
Klungkung, Bali

 

The fourth annual Nusa Penida Festival has evolved to a wonderful celebration of coral reef conservation. Centered to engage and be one with nature, the heartwarming events are aimed for you to experience many watersport activities, such as sailing and snorkeling.
Nusa Penida Festival is located in Banjar Nyuh Beach. Featured in the opening is a gigantic dance of Baris Jangkang Dance where 1,000 dancers perform this exceptional dance. With authentic stunning Balinese performances, you’ll immerse and be one with the culture in this festival!

Nusa Penida Festival
Nusa Penida Festival

Information:

Indonesia Tourism Development Corporation
Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua,
South Kuta,Bali
info@btdc.co.id
www.nusaduafiesta.co.id

Karapan Sapi Grand Final

October
Madura, East Java

 

The island of Madura holds Karapan Sapi, translated as Water Buffalo Racing, as one of their most iconic attractions. Annually, local water buffaloes are attached to wooden skids and they race hroughout a 130-meter course, similar to a chariot race.

Heed the peak of this exceptional event in its full glory at the Karapan Sapi Grand Final. There will also be Gamelan musical performance, culinary wonders, and dance shows. This remarkable race is a full on package you need to see at least once in your life.

Karapan Sapi Grand Final
Karapan Sapi Grand Final

Information:

East Java Tourism Office
Jl. Wisata Mananggal, Surabaya,
East Java
+62318 531 815
www.disbudpar.jatimprov.go.id
info@eastjava.com

Lakey Beach Dompu Festival

October
Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara

 

Lakey Beach of West Nusa Tenggara is a palm tree haven with paper-white sand beach and clear-blue ocean filled with amazing reefs. One of the most intriguing things about Lakey Beach is its waves, as it appears to sweep to the left direction instead of right. This is a challenge and a sensation even for the most expert surfers.

For the first time in 2017, West Nusa Tenggara houses Lakey Beach Dompu Festival. Located on Dompu Regency, it is one of the most prestigious surfing events in Indonesia. Both local and international surfers will be challenged to surf at the most unforgiving waves of Lakey Beach. Get your board and catch the phenomenal waves of Lakey Beach.

Lakey Beach Dompu Festival
Lakey Beach Dompu Festival

Information:

Dompu Culture & Tourism Office
Jl. Soekarno-Hatta No. 19, Dompu,
West Nusa Tenggara
+62373 211 77

Kustomfest

October 7 – 8
Yogyakarta

 

Indonesian Kustom Kulture Festival or Kustomfest is an exhibition of customized vintage vehicles. Exhibiting everything from customized helmet paint, bikes, cars, bicycles, BMXs, and hot rods, you can even see a body art show and join the contest where you can get your very
own tattoo.

This exhibition highlights the hot rod subculture in Indonesia. Every hot rod and automobile community will gather from all around the archipelago, enjoying the exhibition and mingling with one another. If you’re lucky, you can even win the lottery and get a car as the final prize. For those of you who enjoy the finest and loudest moving
machinery, buckle yourself up and head to Yogyakarta.

Kustomfest
Kustomfest

Information:

Retro Classic Cycles
Jl. Melati Wetan No.4, Baciro,
Yogyakarta
+62274 542 666
www.kustomfest.com

Jakarta Fashion Week

October
Jakarta

 

Initiated in 2008, Jakarta Fashion Week is the largest annual fashion show in Southeast Asia. This event is the primary vehicle to the industry and all fashionistas who are looking for the newest fashion design, style, and trends. Jakarta Fashion Week also serves to demonstrate the finest talents and creativity from regions across
Indonesian archipelago.

Various Indonesia’s leading fashion designers will showcase their works in this event, presenting collections that are inspired by the country’s heritage while incorporating contemporary styles and trends into their work. Come and be a part of Indonesia’s biggest fashion
movement and get to know the latest fashion trends.

Jakarta Fashion Week
Jakarta Fashion Week

Information:

Jakarta Tourism Office
Jl. Kuningan Barat No. 2, South Jakarta
+62215 205 455
info@jakartafashionweek.co.id
www.jakartafashionweek.co.id

Halo Javan Rhino Festival

October
Ujung Kulon, Banten

 

The Javan Rhino is an endangered single-horned rhino. Protecting the species, Indonesian government in collaboration with the national community creates an event to introduce the Javan Rhino as an icon of World Heritage. With an estimate of 58 rhinos left, they are inhabited at Ujung Kulon National Park, located at the westernmost tip of Java.

Made to promote Banten as a highly potential tourism destination of ecotourism, Halo Javan Rhino Festival is held along the charming coast of Sunda Strait. If you are an animal lover, you should check out Javan Rhino’s safe refuge and support the national efforts to transform them into an icon in this commendable festival.

Halo Javan Rhino Festival
Halo Javan Rhino Festival

Information:

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Banten Culture & Tourism Office
Jl. Syeh Nawawi Al-Bantani, Serang,
Banten
+62254 267 060
ppid.disbudpar@bantenprov.go.id
www.disbudpar.bantenprov.go.id

Bintan Moon Run

Bintan, Riau Islands
October

 

Bintan Moon Run is a night fun run festival, where you will be running alongside Asia’s largest man-made lake located in Lagoi Bay, Bintan. This festival is suitable for runners of all ages and experiences with two different categories: 500-meter kids dash fun run and a significantly longer track of 10K run alongside the lake.

In collaboration with Singapore, Bintan Moon Run will be a competitively challenging race for runners from all over the region. As the race ends, you can also enjoy a wonderful music concert, oundscape, with rewarding artists, providing you with a relaxing breather after your work out.

Bintan Moon Run
Bintan Moon Run

Information:

Bintan Culture & Tourism Office
Jl. Trikora Km. 36, Teluk Bakau,
Gunung Kijang, Bintan, Riau Islands
+62771 701 1566
pariwisatabintan@gmail.com
www.bintantourism.com