Asia Africa Film Festival | Friday Fiesta | Sustainable Sundays | Cool Things To Do in Bali This Weekend (May 3-5)

Poster of Asia Africa Film Festival 2019. Photo: Facebook/Paradiso Ubud
Poster of Asia Africa Film Festival 2019. Photo: Facebook/Paradiso Ubud

Asia Africa Film Festival 2019

Asia and Africa, unbeknownst to many, actually share a lot in common and are connected in ways both culturally as well as historically. The Asia Africa Film Festival aims to highlight these commonalities through films. The festival program will include a carefully curated selection of films from 11 countries within the two continents and will consist of three shorts, four documentaries, and 10 feature films.

Saturday-Sunday, May 4-5 at Paradiso Ubud. IDR300,000/day, with IDR50,000 redeemable for food.

Enjoy free flow drinks every Friday at Cabina Bali. Poolside brunch and cocktails are available from 8am-7pm, and cocktail happy hour starts from 3pm-6pm. Don’t forget to reserve your spot for the Floating Brunch.
Friday, May 3 at Cabina Bali, from 1pm – 8pm. Free Entry

Planning on heading out to Seminyak this Friday night? Head over to La Favela for Friday Fiesta, featuring an international guest DJ of the week together with the restaurant/bar’s resident DJs. This Friday, DJ Geramar will rock and boogie the La Favela’s dance floor.

Friday, May 3 at La Favela Bali, from 10pm onwards. Free entry


Girls Night In

Gather round, ladies, and get ready for a fun night sipping on free flow Sangria and shop at the pop-up designer market at Kembali Bumbak.

Saturday, May 4 at Kembali Bumbak, from 6pm – 9pm. Free entry


Sunday Market

Sunday Market at Full Circle, a concept by Expat. Roasters, is on again this Sunday for a delightful day filled with curated markets and fun activities for kids. Sipping on Expat. Roasters’ coffee and having brunch afterward sounds like a good idea as well.
Sunday, May 5 at Full Circle, a concept by Expat. Roasters, from 9am – 2pm. Free entry

In this family-friendly workshop at Ubud’s pioneering Green School, kids will learn how to make traditional Balinese decorations used in cultural ceremonies. The activities will be led by Balinese parents who will teach the time-honored tradition of crafting penjors (ornamental bamboo poles), tamiang (dream catchers), gebogan (fruit baskets) and more.

Sunday, May 5 at Potato Head Beach Club, from 4pm – 6pm. Free entry

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