An Annual Event That Should Not Be Missed by Creative People In Indonesia, Especially in Bali
If you are planning to come to Bali for business trip or (of course) vacation on May 2018, you should put one additional schedule into your consideration while arranging your travel schedule. Why? Because on 5th of May 2018, there will be an innovative annual event held in Ubud, Bali. What is that? It is TEDxUbud. With the theme ‘Seen/Unseen’ or better known as Sekala & Niskala in Bali, this will be the 7th edition of TEDxUbud. The exact venue will be at Njana Tilem Museum in Ubud, Bali. As is known, Ubud is famous for their art culture, while Njana Tilem Museum carries old Majapahit architecture setting. The museum itself originally is dedicated to show the art of Balinese woodcarving. This will be a perfect combo of both powerful event and meaningful venue, won’t it?
Ok, maybe some of you haven’t heard about TEDxUBUD or TED itself. Let us give you a glimpse about it for you from the basic and general point of view. TED, itself, stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. It is a non-proﬁt organization devoted for spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 and was conceived by architect and graphic designer Richard Saul Wurman. TED is a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages (https://www.ted.com/about/our-organization).
Well known as a global community who welcoming people from every discipline and culture to share their ideas, TED has specific goals to make the ideas accessible and spark conversation through it. Because the spirit of TED’s mission itself is “ideas worth spreading”. While TEDx is independently run in a local scale, like TEDxUbud that has become the heart and soul of more than 16,500 events in 2,000 cities and 152 countries (http://www.whatsnewbali.com/events/tedxubud-2018/). In every TEDx events around the world, including TEDxUbud, the main concept is about both speakers and audience members. It’s not just about the talks.
The first event of TEDxUbud was being held on 6th of May 2011, which designated to communities, organizations, and individuals to spread their ideas at the local level in a TED-like experience. The event is very popular and the tickets are always sold out every single year. Are you interesting to join the event? If so, you will need to contribute the participation fee and it starts from $39.01. With the authentic experiences that you will get while you are there, it definitely will be worth the money though. Just go to https://www.tedxubud.com for further details about the event and let yourself to be the part of witnessing and contributing in the event that will be presenting the inspirational persons who have made differences in their own fields of work, with their own mission to share their ideas to wider community and people throughout the world.
Photo Source : https://www.tedxubud.com/gallery/