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President Opens Bali Arts Festival

Month-Long Celebration of the Arts Opened by President at 36th Annual Bali Arts Festival


(6/16/2014)

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono formally opened the 36th Bali Arts Festival on Friday, June 13, 2014 via an opening parade held in dowtown Denpasar.

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Wearing a traditional Balinese costume and accompanied by the First Lady; the Minister of Culture M. Nuh; and the Minister of Tourism and the Creative Economy Marie Elka Pangestu the President struck a traditional kul-kul or wooden bell to mark the start of the grand parade.

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Also in attendance was Bali Governor Made Mangku Pastika who said, “This parade presents the synergistic connection between agriculture and life in Bali; a tradition that values both land and water.”

Good weather and sunny skies welcomed the Indonesian president who presided at the opening of the month-long festival for the tenth year, his final appearance in that capacity as his term of office expires in 2014.

As reported by the State News Agency Antara, the colossal parade featured dance and performance groups from across Bali and the entire Indonesian archipelago.

Also adding to the merriment of the occasion was an appearance by a marching band and a foreign performance group from India.

Yanti of Bali Virtual Assistant kindly provided this article's images from the opening parade of the 36th Bali Arts Festival.

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