There’s a lot of places to see and experience here on the west coast of Bali along with great waves there is some beautiful scenery here. Here are some of the best festivals in West of Bali that you should not miss:
- Makepung “Buffalo Races”
The Jembrana Regents Cup an annual event in West of Bali. Historically held to celebrate the end of harvest season, now becomes one of the famous tourist attraction. Makepung comes from Kepung, meaning “To Chase”.There are 2 types of Makepung in West Bali:
– Makepung Darat (In the solid land)
– Makepung Lampit (Or in muddy rice fields)Pairs of buffaloes are teamed with jockeys, They compete by riding on traditional carts. The winners are decided by the fastest and the best dressed buffalo. Makepung race usually starts in July with the final competition held in November.
- Jembrana Open Surfing Contest
Medewi Boardriders in association with the Jembrana Government to held the “Jembrana Open Surfing” competition, a national contest and also open to International competitors. This annual event is held to searching the best surfer in Jembrana regency. Usually held in the month of November – December in Medewi Beach, one of the popular surfing spot in West Bali.COME AND VISIT JEMBRANA, WEST OF BALI!
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