Manado Beach Festival
Manado, which is
situated at the Bay of Manado, is the popular capital of the North
Sulawesi province lying in Indonesia. The city of Manado is
surrounded by a vast mountainous area. The five popular districts
of Manado are divided into five districts: Wenang, Mapanget, Sario,
Molas, and Malalayang.
Manado is one of the largest cities in the region. This place is
visited by visitors all round the globe. Manado is famous for its
Ecotourism, diving, snorkeling and other games. Some of the other
popular venue includes Lake Tondano, Klabat volcano and other
Not only this, Manado,
Indonesia is also popular for some of its events and festivals.
One of the celebrated festivals and events, which have attracted
tourists from all around the world, is the Manado Beach Festival.
Manado Beach Festival
is one of the popular events and festivals in Indonesia. This
popular festival is a week long festival. Children as well as
adults wait for the whole year to take part in this fabulous
event. The Manado Beach Festival is celebrated to mark the
anniversary of the city of Manado. Visitors as well as locals take
part in this weeklong festival with full enthusiasm. During the
festival the visitors will come across come traditional art.
Some of the popular items are traditional puppets and dolls,
Indonesian textiles, puppets, sculptures, paintings and also other
traditional items. These traditional items truly reflect the
Indonesian culture. The other attractions of this Manado Beach
Festival are the musical performances. Locals as well as
international artists take part in this extremely celebrated beach
festival. In the live musical performances the visitors will get
to hear some heart throbbing and melodious music.
You can also find youngsters tapping to the tunes of the music
played over here. Another major attraction of this Manado Beach
Festival is the various sports competitions, which are organized
here. The most popular sports, which are played over here, is
diving. Moreover, during the festivals many local food stalls are
set up. This year the Manado Beach Festival is going to be
celebrated from July 7th to July 15th.
The quickest and comfortable way to get to
Manado is by air and there are flights connect Manado to all the major cities
in Indonesia. Sam
Ratulangi International Airport, also known as Manado International Airport, is located in North Sulawesi, 13
kilometres (8.1 mi) northeast of Manado. The Airport is about 14.5 km to
the Manado bay area.
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