In 2014, the Bali Arts Festival (Pesta Kesenian Bali/PKB) will take place from June 14 to July 12, with the theme Kertamasa, with meaning: Dynamics of Life Community Agriculture Towards Prosperity Universe. Art displayed from nine districts in Bali. Each district will feature all the best artwork owned. With the help and support of the local government regency, all the artists will be assisted ranging from funding and support all their activities while displaying their best art at the Bali Arts Festival.
Every regency in Bali, characterized artistic respectively. Although Bali is a small island, but it has different variety in each regency. Art held in each regency to grow and evolve based on geography, natural conditions, and social activities. For example, in Jembrana regency has a distinctive musical art called Jegog. Jegog is the music of bamboo with the structure and number of personnel similar to gamelan music group. Jegeg grow and thrive in Jembrana regency because it has a bamboo plant very much. That's where the art of growing and developing.
One of the performing arts most popular and favored by tourists is Joged Bumbung. It belongs to the art of dance accompanied by bamboo music with a lot of personnel. Joged Bumbung preferred and desirable because the audience can come to interact and dance, other terms are ngibing. Dancers are usually female, the audience is invited to dance usually are men, although there is also an audience of women who come to dance to the stage. Sometimes there are funny scenes performed by the dancers is fixed so that the audience laughing and happy.
The most prestigious art performances at the Bali Arts Festival is a music contest Kebyar Gong. GongKebyar is a gamelan orchestra that involves a lot of personnel. This art is very attractive to watch because it presents a very exotic musical art.
Bali Arts Festival (Pesta Kesenian Bali/PKB) makes the Balinese people always move and creativity to fulfill our lives. Thus the activity and artistic creativity to produce creative works and Balinese art will never cease, to explore and develop new ideas, whether it is the idea of art barn and in day to day activities, in order to connect the continuity of life. Excavation and development of new ideas in art, used to offset the distribution of foreign culture as a whole due to globalization.