Makepung Bullock Races

Bali

Fri Jul 1st 2016 to Wed Nov 30th 2016
Bali, Negara

Event Details

Bali has many bull races. This tradition is a big event in the town of Jembrana, Negara Regency, even taking on the official championships designation as the Governor's Cup or 'Piala Bupati'. The festival usually kicks off with various heats around the coastal race tracks of Jembrana in the month of July, leading up to the finals and festivities occurring mid-November. The tradition traces back to the legacies of the Jembrana farmers, and during the festivities various other art forms of the locality are performed as well, such as bull fashion shows and Jegog bamboo orchestras.

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