Old Man’s monthly market is back this Saturday, featuring over 150 stalls from local and independent designers showcasing a variety of goods. We’ve heard many good things about this market, and from fashion and jewelry to homewares and organic food, courtesy of the island’s talents, this is a pretty cool spot to spend your Saturday and kick off the new month. It might be a good idea to come by earlier, before the day gets too hot!
Saturday, Oct 5 at Old Man’s Bali, from 8am to 3pm. Free entry.
Bali’s International Short Film Festival is back for its fifth edition from October 5-12. This year, the film festival will screen over 300 short films as part of 46 unique programs, across 12 different locations on the island. The annual event also features a Pop-Up Cinema, which travels around the island to reach villages in Bali and is open for everyone to attend, as well as a number of fringe events, including talks and workshops that you could attend.
All of the screenings are free, though they are offering a festival pass that could give you access to their opening and closing events and short film library, among other things. The 2019 catalogue for the event can be found here.
South African and Berlin-based Floyd Lavine is the latest artist set to join OMNIA Dayclub’s Phoenix Sundays, promising rhythms and grooves for a day of dancing under the sun and before the gorgeous views of this Uluwatu venue.
Lavine is one of the creators of RISE, which he has described as a record label, event company and movement that aims to showcase quality artists from Africa or are influenced by Africa. One listen to his tracks and it is apparent that his own music is deeply inspired by the continent.
Sunday, Oct 6 at OMNIA Dayclub from 11am onwards. The event is 21+ and early bird tickets are IDR150,000/person, available for online purchase here.
Australian DJ/Producer Dom Dolla has proven himself as an international breakout star, apparently living up to that “rising star” title given by Pete Tong from BBC Radio 1 and giving notable performances at some of the world’s hottest music events, including Coachella and Tomorrowland. This coming Sunday, Mrs Sippy Bali is kicking off their October events with Dom Dolla’s hypnotic take on house music.
Sunday, Oct 6 at Mrs Sippy Bali from 3.30pm onwards, doors open at 10am. IDR 200,000 entry, reserve a spot via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since their fairly recent launch in August, the Ubud Artisan Market dubs itself as the first of its kind in the highlands of Bali. Through the event, organizers are hoping to promote young creatives and their works by offering a platform meant to expand their networks and showcase products created through traditional art methods.
This Sunday, you can check out unique food and beverage products, as well as handmade goods, and discover the variety from curated tenants at Taman Baca Ubud.
Sunday, Oct 6 at Taman Baca Ubud, from 9am to 3pm. Free entry.
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