Tirta Gangga Festival will be kick off officially on August 24th. at 3 pm. During 3 days, the festival presents local culinary and traditional performances as well. Located in Tirta Gangga tourist spot, there will be some activities such as competitions, exhibition of small local entrepreneur, fashion show etc. Also some traditional performances Bleganjur, Rindik, Gambuh Dance and Joged and famous local comedy show by Susi group.
“Festival Tirta Gangga is to remember the works of the King of Karangasem who was created water park which now become one of tourist destinations in Karangasem regency” said I Wayan Astika, head of Karangasem tourism department.
Festival Tirta Gangga will be goes through August 26th. 2017
09.00 am – 10.00 am : Selonding (Gamelan selunding (also spelled selonding) is a sacred ensemble of gamelan music from Bali. The selunding ensemble is from Tenganan, a village in east Bali; the ensemble is rare. Selunding means “great” or “large.” Selonding is also a musical instrument made of iron. Wikipedia. Broughton, Simon)
09.00 am – 09.00 pm : Exhibition of small business entrepreneur, Karangasem culinary, photography exhibition, coloring competition for kindergarten and elementary student.
11.00 am – 01.00 pm : Rindik (bamboo gamelan) more about rindik …
01.00 pm – 03.00 pm : Dances performances
03.00 pm – 05.00 pm : Opening Ceremony by Head Regency of Karangasem, Puspa Hiedaya dance, Fashion Show, Gebogan, etc.
06.00 pm – 07.00 pm : Joged Bungbung
07.00 pm – 09.00 pm : Bondres Susi (local comedy show)
09.00 am – 10.00 am : Selonding
09.00 am – 09.00 pm : Exhibition of small business entrepreneur, Karangasem culinary, photography exhibition, competition of Tirta Gangga guiding for high school student.
11.00 am – 12.00 am : Rindik
12.00 am – 02.00 pm : Cekepung performance, Dances
02.00 pm – 04.00 pm : Bleganjur Competition.
04.00 pm – 06.00 pm : Pop Bali Songs performance.
06.00 pm – 07.00 pm : Sanghyang Dance Performance.
07.00 pm – 09.00 pm : Fire DanceSaturday, August 26th. 2017
09.00 am – 10.00 am : Selonding (gamelan)
09.00 am – 09.00 pm : Exhibition of small business entrepreneur, Karangasem culinary, photography exhibition, Souvenir design competition for kindergarten and elementary student.
11.00 am – 12.30 pm : Drawing Coaching Clinic
12.30 pm – 01.30 pm : Rindik
01.30 pm – 03.30 pm : Pop Bali Songs performance.
03.30 pm – 05.00 pm : Performance of Dolanan (kid’s games)
05.00 pm – onward : Closing Ceremony: dances performance, Songket Carnival etc
Location of Festival Tirta Gangga 2017: