Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · Talking About HIV/AIDS in Bali
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Komplek Pertokoan
Sanur Raya No. 27
Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai,
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia

Tel:
++62 361 286 283

Fax:
++62 361 286 284

U.S.A. Fax:(toll free)
1-800-506-8633

U.K. Fax:
++44-20-7000-1235

Australian Fax:
++61-2-94750419

24h:
++62 812 3819724

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Talking About HIV/AIDS in Bali

Bali Spirit Foundation Organizes Free Concert in Ubud to Raise HIV/AIDS Awareness.


Bali News: Bali, Indonesian. AIDS/HIV. Bali Spirit Festival, Concert, AYO! Kita Bicara HIV/AIDS, Meghan Pappenheim
Click Image to Enlarge

(2/21/2011)

On Sunday, February 13, 2011, The Bali Spirit Festival helped host a free public concert in downtown Ubud attracting over 3,000 people.

"AYO! Kita Bicara HIV/AIDS" or "Let's Talk about HIV/AIDS" were the organizers of the event which was headlined by KIS Band and supported by African reggae sensation Afro- Moses, together with a bevy of other well known local musical performers.

"We're surprised and delighted at the extraordinarily high turnout for this community event," said Meghan Pappenheim, co-founder of the Bali Spirit Festival and lead concert organizer. Pappenheim expressed her satisfaction that roughly 90 percent of those attending the public concert were Balinese, adding, "tonight, Balinese people showed they can have fun and care about a very important cause."

The concert was held to launch "AYO! Kita Bicara HIV/AIDS" (Let's Talk about HIV/AIDS), an ongoing educational outreach program created to engage the local community Ė specifically the Balinese youth, in conversations and education about HIV/AIDS at the grassroots level, and to organize teenagers as agents of change. Concertgoers received free brochures, condoms, and trivia contest prizes at the live music event.

"AYO! Kita Bicara HIV/AIDS" will soon partner with schools in Gianyar to arrange five interactive programs that will share information, encourage HIV testing, and promote family and community engagement on the threat of HIV and AIDS. Other charity events have been planned with the goal of raising $10,000 for the initiative - enough money for 25 schools throughout Gianyar, Denpasar, and Badung to host HIV/AIDS educational programs.

According to Bali's commission of AIDS Prevention, the number of Balinese infected with AIDS will double in 2011 to over 7,300 cases. Males represent the vast majority of those infected, and those most at risk are reported to be men and women of reproductive age, between 15-29 years.

The Bali Spirit Festival to be held in Ubud March 23-27, 2100, is a leading festivals in the rapidly growing holistic travel marketplace. Combining over 100 yoga, dance and music workshops with nightly world music concerts, this annual event provides a platform of inspiration and the opportunity to affect positive change at the personal and community level.

Related Site

[Website Bali Spirit Festival]


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Amazing Grace
Grace Jones to Perform in Bali October 8, 2016
(7/29/2016)
Vanishing Stripes
Bali Safari and Marine Park Celebrates World Tiger Day to Warn the World of a Disappearing Species
(7/29/2016)
Bali to Remain Rainy Until End of Year
El Ninaís Impact on Baliís Weather Predicted to Persist Until End of 2016
(7/29/2016)
Indonesia Executes Four
Only Four of Previously Announced 14 Narcotics Prisoners Shot by Firing Squad in Central Java
(7/29/2016)
Russian Loses Battle with Indonesian Military
Russian Tourist May Face 7 Years in Prison for Robbing an Ungasan, Bali Moneychanger
(7/29/2016)
These Streets are Made for Pedestrians Denpasar Officials Seek to Keep Sidewalks Clean of Street Ven
Pushcart vendors (Pedagang Kaki Lima - PKL) who circulate Baliís capital of Denpasar are blamed for causing dirty streets, traffic jams and a host of other social ills.
(7/29/2016)
Shot with a Camera and a Gun
Police Shoot Kuta, Bali Thief After Theft from Tourist Caught on CCTV Camera
(7/29/2016)
Bali by Ancient Books
Traditional Lontar Exhibition at Hatten Wine Building August 4 Ė 7, 2016
(7/29/2016)
The Toast of Bali
St. Regis Bali Kayuputi and Lagunaís Arwana Cited by Wine Spectator Magazine
(7/29/2016)
Are you on the Run?
More than 1,500 Participants Expected at Herbalife Bali International Triathlon August 14, 2016
(7/25/2016)
Death at Double Six Beach
Canadian Presumed to Have Drowned Off Double Six Beach in Bali
(7/25/2016)
Danish Tourist Dies on Tour
Danish Tourist Dies of Apparent Heart Attack While Touring Baliís Rice Terraces
(7/25/2016)
All [News]!