TAMAN AYUN BARONG FESTIVAL 2019
The purposes of this event are maintaining Balinese art and Barong Dance so that that future generations can acquire it, Taman Ayun Barong Festival is organized in August 2019. The participants are the champions of the festivals at the district and municipality level across Bali. The spectacular event displays various types of barong in Bali equipped with the philosophy. The festival which gainfully supports of Mengwi community and Mengwi Palace also arousing the love of Balinese dance artists, in addition to exploring the generation of barong art.
The Barong Festival is held to lead artistic creativity and preserve the traditions of Bapang Barong and Mekendang Tunggal especially for the young generation while promoting Badung tourism.
The Barong Festival is also proposed to attract numerous tourists to visit Taman Ayun as one of the tourist attractions. As the UNESCO world cultural heritage, the beauty of Taman Ayun is well maintained by holding a variety of cultural activities. Moreover, visitors also can see barong-themed photo and painting exhibition.