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Ubud Food Festival 2018 is Taking Place in 13th to 15th of April

The annual event Ubud Food Festival will be held between 13th to 15th of April this year. The festival will present approximately 100 culinary experts both from Indonesia and abroad. If you are a food lover and have a plan to spend a holiday in Bali within the next few month, then you are advised to revise your schedule accordingly.

Confirming her third consecutive appearance in Ubud Food Festival, Indonesian legend Sisca Soewitomo will prepare something to be enjoyed by all attendees. Rinrin Marinka who made frequent appearance in national and regional TV programs including Indonesian version of Gordon Ramsey’s MasterChef and Junior MasterChef is also scheduled to participate. Rinrin’s food program in national TV channel tittled At Home with Marinka is now also taken into Asian Food Channel.

Interested in science application into the pan, Andrian Ishak will demonstrate his skill in molecular gastronomy. Andrian is the mastermind in the kitchen of Namaaz Dining, a fine dining restaurant in Jakarta.

Ubud Food Festival 2018 will also present Rishi Naleendra, the first Sri Lankan Michelin Star chef who command the kitchen of Singapore restaurant Cheek by Jowl. A couple other Michelin Star chefs are Jun Lee of Soigné in Seoul, South Korea and Sam Aisbett of Whitegrass, a fine dining establishment in Singapore.

“The initial announcement of participating experts is only a minor part of delights that we are going to present in April”, the founder and director of Ubud Food Festival, Janet DeNeeve told the press as quoted by local news Kompas. The event will have numerous attractive programs including culinary talk shows, cooking demos, workshops, culinary trips and music performances.

What can be better than having a chance to combine your holiday experience with one of the most reputable regional culinary event? To make it easier to access the venue, make sure that you book a villa in Ubud way in advance. Among recommended villas in Ubud in our portfolio is Villa Awan Biru.

Bali Soon to Elect a New Governor

If you come to Bali these days, you will be “welcomed” by a lot of campaign materials in different forms. Signs, banners, backdrops, flags, many of which in amazingly gigantic size as well as people wearing similar kind of clothes and accessories. The general election will be held on June 27th when Bali will then have a new Governor to lead the provincial administration for the following 5 years. By Indonesian law, the current governor can not be nominated as he is now in his second period.

Running into the election are Rai Mantra, the current Mayor of Denpasar and Wayan Koster who is currently representing Bali in Indonesian national House of Representatives. Vice Governor candidate to Rai Mantra is the current Vice Governor Sudikerta. On the opposing front, candidate for Vice Governor to Wayan Koster comes from Ubud Royal Family who is also the current Regent of Gianyar, Cok Ace.

At the same time, the Regency of Klungkung will also elect a new Regent. Bali and Klungkung are among 171 Indonesia province, cities, and regencies to have regional general election on June 27th, 2018.

Whilst Balinese is known for friendly manner, tension gets warmer as each candidates are trying to mobilize their supporter to gain votes. Nevertheless, the authority are working intensively to have everything in check whilst the Police Department guarantees that Bali remains a save and friendly destination to visiting tourists. If you happen to come to Bali during this period, you will witness a significant event in Indonesian democracy.

Something that you may have to be aware is that campaigns and rallies that involve vast number of people may affect the traffic. You may find them attractive event to see. Otherwise you may want to talk to your driver or guide to plan your trip so you are not trapped in traffic congestion.

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