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Eclipse Festival 2016 Sulawesi, Indonesia

Eclipse Festival 2016 Sulawesi, Indonesia

March 9 - 11, 2016

 

A rare total solar eclipse will be visible from Indonesia on March 9th, 2016. The total solar eclipse can only be experienced on a narrow strip of the earth's surface. The island of Sulawesi offers the best viewing location as it is positioned close of to the path of the eclipsebut also easily accessible for travellers.


Viewers in Sulawesi will be able to experience it for
approximately 2 min 55 secs of totality making it one of the longest eclipses in the history of the earth.


In celebration of this event, the Eclipse Festival 2016, a 5-day music, arts, and culture festival will be taking place in Palu, a coastal town in central Sulawesi popular with divers and travellers for its abundant marine life and beaches.


Palu is a strategic location where the weather conditions and geographical position make it one of the best places to view the eclipse. It is easy to access for travellers with direct connections to Palu airport from major airports such as Jakarta and Surabaya and then only a 15 minute drive from the airport to the festival site.


The Eclipse Festival 2016 is organised by an international team of experienced festival organisers
with support from the local Sulawesi government and Indonesian Tourism Board and will feature over 100 performances by local and international artists from world music, traditional cultural performances, live bands and electronic music acts.


There is something for everyone at the festival. Arts and culture workshops, activities, healing are also a major focus of the event. Over the 5 days, visitors can learn about traditional weaving(Ikat), instrument building, language, culture, healing, yoga, and more.


Date: March 7 - 11 2016
Location: Palu, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Tickets:
Indonesia national - 100USD
KITAS holder - 150USD
General Pre-sale - 279USD
www.eclipsefestival2016.com/tickets-2
* Event limited to 5000 tickets

More information at www.eclipsefestival2016.com

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