Are you ready for the Year of the Rat? The Lunar New Year is this weekend and for those who celebrate it, the festivities usually begin the night before with a special dinner with family and friends. If you’re looking for a splendid buffet dinner filled with Lunar New Year flavors, you might want to join The Seminyak, where there is sure to be the traditional Yusheng, Peking Duck and other delicious Chinese dishes, as well as Barongsai and jazz performances to round up the evening.
Friday, Jan 24 from 6pm to 10pm at The Seminyak – Beach Resort & Spa. Buffet is IDR580k++/person, including free flow cocktail. Book your table via +62361730814 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Friday, celebrate the vinyl culture in Bali and join the island’s vinyl collectors and aficionados at an event featuring the Spin Sugar Vinyl Frontiers as speakers and a whole lot of vinyl-playing throughout the evening. Organizers are also promising games with vinyl as prizes, as they encourage participants to share their stories in the gathering.
Friday, Jan 24 from 6pm to 11pm at Rumah Sanur Creative Hub. Free entry. For more information, check out their Facebook event page.
WeCreate is experimenting with creativity this Saturday, inviting participants to join them in a day of talks and workshops featuring creatives from art, fashion, music and photography. This includes workshops hosted by DJ Halim Ardie, artist Nova Hissy, pattern designer Madame, and photographer Tasha Serena, as well as talks from creative freelancer Danielle Thompson and photojournalist Nyimas Laula.
Saturday, Jan 25 from 10am to 4pm at Genesis Creative Centre. Pre-sale tickets are IDR375k per person and includes lunch. For more information, check out their website or contact them via Whatsapp +6281338051930.
This one’s for all of you tea lovers out there. This free workshop will tell you all you need to know about tea mixing, and you’ll get a chance to create your own, too, which you can later bring home. It sounds like a pretty simple skill, but why not try something new and interesting – it’s a new year, after all.
Saturday, Jan 25 from 2pm onwards at 1 People Office in Seminyak. Sign up for the workshop here.
Join Motel Mexicola this weekend on their new event series “Mexican Wave,” which will be dedicated to fundraising for the bushfire relief in Australia on its debut and in conjunction with Australian Day. All of the proceeds from door entry will be donated to Wildlife Victoria, Red Cross Australia and WIRES. The admission fee includes a welcome drink, a fun auction and live music.
Sunday, Jan 26 from 11am to 4pm at Motel Mexicola. Entry fee IDR250k. Book your spot here.
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