Sanur Village Festival (SVF) is one of the biggest events in Bali. It’s a comprehensive celebration spanning for five days with various socio-cultural sub-events. From music shows to the food festival. There are more than a dozen activities for visitors to participate.
It’s an annual event and is held during summer. This year, Sanur Village Festival will be held from 21 – 25 August 2019. SVF is a festival established since 2006. The organizer, Sanur Development Foundation (YPS) has been helping the locals. Promoting and assisting in tourism subject in the area.
Sanur Village Festival main mission is to promote Sanur as one of the oldest tourist areas in Bali. Through the event, SVF attempts to promote another side of Sanur. Which does not lose its authenticity and local value. Despite the modern tourism industry. SVF strives to provide a platform for exhibitors for their art and creativity.
SVF Music Performance
Music performance on the main stage during SVF. Img: Dian Indrawan
Among the participants are local artists and musicians. Sanur’s small and medium business, especially in the tourism industry, also take part. Over the years, Sanur Village Festival has become one of the most anticipated events in Bali. Attracting over 100,000 visitors in 2018 alone. SVF is among the list of Leading Tourism Event Of 2018 by Indonesian Ministry of Tourism.
Sanur International Kite Festival
During harvest season, Sanur residents thanks to their gods for the bountiful corps by flying kites. Sanur Village Festival adds this tradition into a sub-event called Sanur International Kite Festival. Watch as kites of vibrant colors decorate Sanur’s bright blue sky. Their unique shapes, from animals to Hindu deities, dance as the sea wind blows.
The kite festival opens participants of all kind. Whether it is for religious purpose or simply for fun. Many kite enthusiasts from aboard take part in this festival at Mertasari Beach. Visitors can also bring their own kite – and fly it alongside other colorful kites in the sky.