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 · Bali Kite Festival to be Reevaluated?
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
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

Bali Kite Festival to be Reevaluated?

Bali Legislator Calls for Better Coordination, Planning and Spectator Protection Following Death of 8-Year-Old Spectator at 2012 Bali Kite Festival


Bali News: Bali, Indonesia, Bali Kite Festival, Padang Galak, Death, criminal negligence, poor planning, Ketut Kariyasa Adnyana
Click Image to Enlarge

(7/20/2012)

The vice-chairman of Commission IV of the Bali Provincial House of Representatives (DPRD-Bali), Ketut Kariyasa Adnyana, has asked that the execution of Bali’s Annual Kite Festival at Padang Galak Beach be reevaluated.

As reported by Beritabali.com, Adnyana’s call comes after the tragic death of an 8-year-old boy attending the event as a spectator on Sunday, July 15, 2012.

Kariyasa, a legislator from the PDIP faction, said the kite flying competition has been held for decades, but the organizers never anticipate potential scenarios that may unfold. He said he hoped in the future the organizers would undertake closer cooperation with the relevant departments of the Indonesian government and put insurance coverage in place.

“If incidents happen, such as that which occurred yesterday (Sunday), who will take responsibility? If there’s insurance (at least) a claim can be filed to help the victim,” he explained.

Kariyasa is demanding that future Bali Kite Festivals demonstrate better coordination between the organizer, participant and the relevant government departments.

“The teams, when they depart and finish the competition, can be escorted by the relevant government agencies. The arena used for the competition has to be protected from being overrun by spectators. A place is needed for spectators stands, set aside to protect them from unintended consequence,” the legislator explained.

The 2012 Bali Kite Festival involved participation by hundreds of village groups flying a wide variety of kites.

Police continue to investigate the death of the 8-year-old boy who died after his head was truck by a large kite crashing to the ground. Police in East Denpasar continue to suggest that criminal negligence charges may be filed in the boy’s death.

Related Article

[Bali Kite Festival Touched by Tragedy]


© 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
Desperate Search for Power
PLN Abandons Suspended High Power Lines and Opts for New Submarine Cables Between Java and Bali
(2/17/2018)
Missing at Sea
Search Continues for Missing Bulgarian Tourist in Water Surrounding Nusa Penida
(2/17/2018)
Trailblazing in the Dark
Two Danish Hikers Missing For One Night on Mount Batukaru Discovered Safe and Sound.
(2/16/2018)
Fighting Fire with Fire
Ancient Balinese Fire Fight Ritual of Siat Api Undergoing a Revival in the Village of Duda, Karangasem
(2/16/2018)
It Ainít Over Until the Fat Lady Sings
Mount Agung Erupts Three Days After Alert Status Lowered.
(2/16/2018)
Show me the Way to Go Home
Despite Government Assurances, Villagers Evacuated from Areas Surrounding Mount Agung Volcano Remain Reluctant to Return to their Homes
(2/16/2018)
Capitol Depreciation
Fire Destroys Building in Baliís Governor Office Complex
(2/16/2018)
Preserving Baliís Rich Cultural Legacy
Klungkung Regency Grants Icons of Cultural Heritage Status to the Paintings of Nyoman Gunarsa
(2/16/2018)
Vibrant, Vibrating Start to the Year of the Dog
Moderate Earthquake Startles Chinese New Year Celebrants Across South Bali
(2/16/2018)
Shake Your Booty in Bali
Beats & Bikinis as the Courtyard Pool Mulia Bali Presents Cafť Mambo Each Wednesday Starting March 7, 2018
(2/12/2018)
A Loss of Balance
English Tourist Claims his Bank Card Skimmed of Rp. 420 million after Bali Holiday
(2/11/2018)
Playing for the Fatherland
Bali National Golf Club to Host Bali National Nationís Cup on Saturday, March 24, 2018
(2/11/2018)
All [News]!