Bali, October 12, 2003

Despite the overwhelming impact of Bali Bombing, the people of Bali, the Indonesian government, and people around the world refuses to be intimidated by such act of terrorism. Bali is slowly but surely recuperating from its wounds. Still being a main tourism spot, Bali is conducting festivals, important summits, and other events more intensely than ever.

Bali is now schedueled for the ASEAN Summit on 7-8 October 2003, which the heads of ASEAN countries will attend, and right now conducting the Kuta Festival running from 11 September '03 to 12 October '03.

The Kuta Festival is an event to commemorate the lives and memories of those who experienced the Bali Bombing incident. The festival itself consists of several sub-events. These are several of those sub-events...

Rock 'n' Run 3: The Trilogy

Hard Rock Hotel Bali once again successfully conducted a charity Rock n' Run 3: The Trilogy on 14 September 2003. More than 500 participants turned out at the yearly event to 'run for someone else's life'.


VENUE : Legian Beach Road (Pedestrian)
Blue Ocean - Double Six Road
Date : 27 – 28 September 2003

The idea of a “Beach Market” was originated from a community of restaurant and shop owners alongside the Legian beach area to run a regular market to raise money to fund their beach environment project, whilst at the same time providing a place for “small vendors” and economies that are affected by the bomb a place to sell their foods, goods and services.

Kuta Karnival Builds 1000 Sandcastles
on the Beach!
Thursday October 9th - 4pm

One for all the family to enjoy! Participate in The Day of a Thousand Sandcastles! Register at 4pm and build for two hours. Any style, any number of participants on a team! Special appearance by DIGI the Digging Bucket-Head! All proceeds to Bali orphans.

Jimbaran to Kuta Surf Paddle Race

This will be a thrilling event! Surrounded by a flotilla of small craft, competitors will surf-paddle from Jimbaran to Kuta - a feat which will take approximately two hours for the fastest!Link

Supporting the event will be the Phinisi schooner - Dewi Laut - the best place from which to watch the event!

Surfing Legend Fitzgerald Among Headliners
of Surfing Legends Event

Terry Fitzgerald is among the former OM Bali Pro competition winners (1980) confirmed to attend the event, October 3-9.



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