One of the popular
festival and events in Indonesia is the Krakatau Festival.
Krakatau Festival is a festival, which continues for one week.
People wait for the whole year to take park in this event. This
festival mainly commemorates the eruption in the year 1883. In
this eruption of Krakatau numerous people lost their lives. The
death toll approximately rose to over 35,000 people. During the
Krakatau Festival week many cultural programs are organized by the
local artists. Sometimes some international artists also take
part. The visitors can even enjoy the art and tourism exhibitions.
There are also some adventurous and recreation activities which
are organized during the course of the event. Some of the
recreational activities include boat races. In this boat race the
visitors can see many boats with different colors and sizes
sailing in the blue crystal water of Indonesia.
Snorkeling is also the
other recreational and adventurous activities, which are organized
over here. While snorkeling during the festival the snorkeler get
to see many colorful aquatic lives all around him.
Kite competitions and running competitions are the other
activities which are held during the week long Krakatau Festival.
Moreover while on a tour to this festival the visitors can also
embark on a tour to the volcano island, which is clearly visible
off the coast of Lampung .one of the popular and renowned sights,
which the tourists will come across, is the Krakatau Monument.
This monument is generally an extremely large metal buoy, which
was washed up in Lampung Bay after the tragic incident. There are
also numerous other sightseeing spots and memorials related to the
disaster caused by the volcanic eruption which can also be seen
around the island.
The Krakatau Festival is usually celebrated in the month of August
but sometimes the festival will be held in July.
Listed below is the
other popular Indonesia Festivals & Events: