Nusa Dua Fiesta Presents National and International Art, Culture


The 16th Nusa Dua Fiesta (NDF) will feature a variety of Balinese arts and culture, national and international musicians will present as well at the event held on the island of Peninsula, Nusa Dua, on 15 to 19 November 2013.

“This annual event will present local arts and international music, we annually have excavation of high quality art that is displayed in NDF, “said Chairman of the 16th NDF Organizing Committee, Ida Bagus Abdhi in Nusa Dua, Bali, on Wednesday.

Abdhi further said that this year’s NDF theme was “Wane Lelanguan” or the preservation of the beauty of the forest. With this theme, it is expected to recall the importance of forest conservation to support sustainable tourism.

“The theme of this event is very important for us, because human life cannot be separated from the surrounding environment, including forest environment in the upstream,” he said.

In this activity, he said, there will be Agarwood tree planting as many as five thousands that will be distributed throughout Bali.

He said that in addition to the local arts and culture staged in the NDF, it also conducts other activities, such as culinary exhibitions, Indonesian crafts fair arranged through the bridge, which is as much as 75 points.

“ We also provide a booth for the preservation of the environment and health, particularly for breast cancer examination as well as information on the activities of HIV / AIDS,” he said.

Meanwhile, a musicologist Franky Raden said the NDF would also perform “world music”. This performance will feature well-known singers and musicians of international level, among others, Celeste Kim from the United States, Baraka (Japan), Ana Alcaide (Spain) and the Orchid House Orchestra (Italy).

“This music event is the appearance of world musicians who collaborates traditional and modern music,” he said.

“At this annual event we also held `Bali Culinary Challenger 2013” by Indonesian Chef Association (ICA), “ he said.

In relation to NDF target of visitors this year, said Abdhi, it is as many as 60,000 people, both domestic and foreign travelers.

“We believe this year visitors will increase compared to last year 51,000 people, because more activities held. Additionally it also provides a vehicle to pick up tourists who are spending their vacation in the area of Nusa Dua to see the exhibition and arts performances at the NDF,” he said.

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