District Welesi, Kab. Jayawijaya,
Papua Indonesia | August 7-10, 2019
About Baliem Festival 2019
The Baliem Valley Cultural Festival held since 1989 is still ongoing. The 30 years of cultural performances have unwittingly made many positive impacts on Papua. The festival is now a Papuan Tourism Icon in the eyes of the world.
Colossal attractions, traditional dances (ethai) and the art of body makeup with various accessories by Hubula tribes, performances of traditional musical instruments (pikon and witawo), traditional cooking attractions (bakar batu), children’s games (puradan and sikoko), Popping Sege and Karapan Pork is a cultural event that is always displayed and contested every year during the Festival.
THE CIVILIZATION OF HUBULA AS A WORLD HERITAGE
An outdoor musical performance hosted by choreographers with 500 performers was the opening act of this year’s Baliem Valley Cultural Festival. Accompanied by music that makes the atmosphere alive and tense. Contains dances, songs and musical performances that tell the life of the people of the Hubula tribe of Papua. Prepare yourself to be present at the biggest cultural stage in Papua this year.