What’s On February
LaLaLa Festival 2019, Bandung, February 23
The LaLaLa Festival promises to be an immersive and surreal experience in the woodlands of Bandung. Taking place in Orchid Forest, the line-up includes Years & Years, Honne, The Internet, Crush, Jeremy Passion, Astronomyy, Joe Hertz, Sheila on 7, Fourtwnty, Ardhito Pramono and many more. www.lalalafest.com
Festival Lembah Ijen 2019, Banyuwangi, February 23
Held every year, the Ijen Valley Festival features Meras Gandrung and other dance performances in Gandrung Terakota Park. In future, dance performances will be held more often, once a week or even every day. The cultural arts performances are expected to give tourists a different experience of Banyuwangi, which is known more for its nature tourism, such as the eco green run and green cycling race. In addition to the dances, the festival is enlivened by the traditional food market and folk arts in the Jambu rest area. The Ijen Valley Festival is a cultural initiative by the people who inhabit the Ijen Valley area to preserve their traditional cultural arts.
Gran Fondo New York 2019, Bali, February 24
Gran Fondo New York (GFNY) Bali gives cyclists a chance to experience the sights of the world-famous island on their bike. A qualifier for the GFNY Championship in the Big Apple, the competitive route covers two distances: 134km and 2,215m of climbing, and 90km and 1,189m of climbing, starting and finishing in Klungkung in southeast Bali. www.gfnybali.com