What’s On July
Souk Okaz, Taif, Saudi Arabia, until July 17
With a history dating back almost
1,500 years, Souk Okaz is far more
than a seasonal open-air market –
it’s a unique cultural forum and
celebration of Arabian culture that
continues its ancient traditions of
poetry contests alongside horse
shows, artisan workshops, and
a treasure trove of old and new.
Toraja International Festival, July 19 – 21
Held at Rantepao, North Toraja, South Sulawesi Province,
this celebration presents unique and sacred traditions from this picturesque part of Indonesia. There are also traditional performances from other regions, such as the Pepe-Pepe Fire Dance from Makassar and the Hudoq Dayak Dance from East Kalimantan.
Jazz Gunung Bromo 2019, July 26 – 27
Immerse yourself in jazz at spectacular
Mount Bromo, with performances by Indonesian
and international musicians including Barry
Likumahuwa, Andre Hehanussa, Yuri Mahatma,
Tompi, Chandra Darusman, Rio Febrian, Richard
Hutapea, Kramat Ensemble Percussion, Dust,
Blues Shelter Gugun, Ring of Fire, Tohpati
Bertiga, Tropical Transit and more.
Run To Care – Bali 150km, July 26 – 28
With a theme of #TogetherforChildren,
this community event is a social movement
to increase public awareness and concern
for the rights of Indonesian children. Around
300 participants will run 150km from
Denpasar, past the city of Singaraja, until
they reach the finish line at SOS Children’s
Village, Tabanan, Bali.