Program

CITY TOUR

The city tour is conducted for the artists in gaining more knowledge about Singaraja and Bali. This activity is aimed to inspire the artists with local features and wisdoms regarding the collaborative works they will present at the end of the art forum. The destinations include:

1. Buleleng Museum, a museum storing ancient collections such as sculpture, sarcophagus, weapons and other from significant era related to Balinese civiliation.

2. Soenda Ketjil Museum, a newly established museum to showcase the history of Singaraja playing significant role in the past as a powerful region to pay attention in the government and trading aspects

3. Former Port of Buleleng: an important spot in the past where the colonial building remains standing. There is also a historical bridge connecting East Buleleng and Singaraja. In front of the gate there is Ling Gwan Kiong, a Buddhist Temple, a symbol of diversity in the region.

4. The Little Museum of AA Panji Tisna: a small museum at Puri Manggala Hotel, Lovina Beach, Singaraja. A series of books written by the local hero and his legacy tuck inside a library called The Little Museum.

5. Beji Temple is a temple established in the fifteenth century. Almost all the reliefs draw agricultural life and the balance of the universe. In this temple, people can embrace the combination of colonial and Balinese architecture.

6. Meduew Karang Temple is an important temple to be an outer part of the biggest temple in Bali, Besakih. Inside is interesting reliefs such as a foreigner riding a bike representing the identity of Bali itself that is open for something new, something from outside the land.

7. Gedong Kirtya Museum, is a museum storing the heritage of Ballinese ancestors including the old scripts written in Lontar leaves. The collection is in old Javanese, Sanskrit and Balinese. Most of them tell the story of astronomu and astrology as well as Usadha (traditional medicine).

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