BALIEM VALLEY
CULTURE FESTIVAL 2019

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.

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Baliem Valley Culture Festival is the cultural heritage of the Hubula tribe community in Kabupaten Jayajijaya and is one of the oldest cultural festivals in Indonesia. This festival displays a variety of tribal cultural hubula including: the procession of birth, initiation or maturity, marriage, work, death and warfare and traditional cooking methods of stone burning. With a sincere heart, allow us to invite all citizens of Papua, Indonesian citizens and world citizens to attend to witness the cultural richness of the Hubula tribe at the Baliem Valley Culture Festival event in the Great Valley of Baliem. The unique culture and natural beauty of Baliem awaits you ... Wa..wa..wa ...

John Richard Banua & Marthin Yoghobi
Bupati & Wakil Bupati Jayawijaya 2018-2023

Main Event

Colossal Theaterical Attraction

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.

Giant Noken

Market Festival

Village Festival

Campus Festival

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