start: 23 Mar 2011 Until: 27 Mar 2011
As the BaliSpirit event celebrates its third year of existence, news of its magic has reached every corner of the world. Not only does the festival bring together celebrated musicians, yogis and dancers from every continent, but it has also become a magnet for fans, students and followers of every calling. The Fourth Annual BaliSpirit Festival will take place in Ubud, Bali from March 23-27, 2011.
Held over 5 transformational and fun-filled days, this annual celebration brings to Bali a wealth of talented and respected creative masters from around the world, merging the indigenous and rich cultures of Indonesia into the spirit of learning, collaboration and the celebration of creative and spiritual diversity.
Holding the spirit of ancient Balinese wisdom Tri Hita Karana: harmony with God, harmony with the community, and harmony with nature, the BaliSpirit Festival awakens and nourishes each individual’s potential for positive change within, leading to positive change in homes, in communities, and ultimately in global societies around the world.
Set in the spectacular grounds of the Purnati Center for the Arts in Batuan, just 10 minutes south of Ubud, the daytime workshops and Dharma Fair enjoy a venue unmatched for its tropical beauty and gentle energy. Grassy knolls and palm groves provide peaceful breakout spaces while the pavilions are perfect for yoga and dance workshops. This year, the global music concerts take place in Ubud to allow easy access for visitors and locals.
This unique series of concerts features and knits together the distinctive traditional rhythms of Africa, Indonesia and Australia with the contemporary music of the rest of the world.
The festival will feature world class Yoga masters including: Twee Merrigan, Danny Paradise, Mark Whitwell, Olop Arpipi, Uma Inder, Prem Carlisi, Louka leppard, Anand Singh, Denise Payne, and many more. Musical performers include many talented names from all around the globe, among them are: Debu, Ayu Laksmi, Susu Ibu and Cudamani from Indonesia; Delhi to Dublin, Suzanne Teng, Chris Berry and Sirenz from USA and Canada; Saritah, Kevin james and Dr. Adrian H. Hearn from Australia; Los Pinguos from Argentina, and Filter Coffee from India.
For the dance and energy movement the lineup includes: Jocelyn Gordon, Ellen Watson, Nick Woolsey, Cloe Jackson, Daphne Tse, and Christina Monneron.
The festival will also feature some of the prominent names in meditation and healing, among whom: Ananda Leone, Carlos Pomeda, Michael Hallock, Vasumi, AwaHoshi, Amalia Wai Ching Lee, Sushan Movsessian, gema Summers and Sadhvi Bhagwati Saraswati Ph.D. For the special feature, the festival will bring His Holiness Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji as guest star.
The BaliSpirit Festival is indeed a celebration — of the richness of culture, the sanctity of the environment and harmony between peoples of all nations. “An extraordinary celebration of global cultural fusion, the true magic of The BaliSpirit Festival is the seamless melding of cultures and genres, there is no sense of us and them, just a sense of unity” (Insight Bali Magazine). As an event of such significance, The BaliSpirit Festival is surely an event you cannot afford to miss.
Source : http://www.balispiritfestival.com/