Read about major festivals, events, holidays and cultural celebrations in Indonesia.
Festivals in Indonesia
Festivals in Indonesia - The people of Indonesia are very traditional and celebrate a lot of festivals throughout the year. These festivals are celebrated by Javanese, Balinese and people of other communities in Indonesia. Some of the Muslim festivals are very popular in Indonesia. Artists wear traditional clothes and perform various traditional dances to mark different deities.
Check out list of famous festivals celebrated in Indonesia:
Bali Spirit Festival 2017 - The Bali Spirit Festival is an festival held every year in city of Bali, Indonesia.
Ramadan - Ramadan - the holy month of fasting for Muslims in Indonesia will begin on or around May 27, 2017.
Muslim Calendar 2017 - There are many Muslim festivals that are celebrated in a year, but Eid-ul-fitr is considered as most important festival in Islam Religion.
Holidays in Jakarta - Jakarta being the capital city of Indonesia celebrates many religious and international holidays. Banks and Government offices in the city remains closed on these holidays.
Christmas in Indonesia - Christmas is a national holiday celebrated throughout the Indonesia. Know more about Christmas celebrations in Indonesia.
Indonesia Holidays 2017 - Check out this list of famous holidays celebrated in Indonesia with dates and month for this year.
Sanur Village Festival 2017 - Sanur Village Festival has become a major event in Bali Event Calendar. The main aim of the festival is to attract large number of tourist from various countries.
Eid ul Fitr 2017 - Eid ul Fitr is the most significant Muslim festival in Islamic Calendar. It is celebrated on the end of holy month of Ramadan.
Kuta Karnival 2017 - The Kuta Karnival event will be held in the month of October 2017 on the glorious Kuta beach in Bali. Come and enjoy an event featuring fun, entertainment, tasty food, beach activities and lots more happening at Kuta Beach, Bali.
Independence / National day
The nation observes its Independence Day on 17th of August every year. The day is regarded as one of the most popular national holiday and grand celebrations are organized including a grand parade in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia.
Nyepi, is time for fasting and meditation as Balinese welcomes New Year based on traditional Balinese Calendar. Entire Bali observes a holiday on Nyepi and almost every market and office is closed on this day.
Buddhist community in Indonesia observes birth, enlightenment and death of the Gautama Buddha on this historic day in Indonesia. Waisak 2017 will be observed on May 11, Thursday.
Toraja Funeral Ceremony
Baliem Valley Festival
2017 date: August 08 - 10
April 5 - April 15, 2017
November 1 - November 11, 2017