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Ubud Food Festival

May 14, 2019

If you’re not coming to Ubud Food Festival, then you’re not fully explore Ubud yet.

Ubud, a charming village in the uplands of Bali, has been the center of art and culture for centuries. People from all over the world come to Ubud for its art performances, artworks, to feel and see directly how culture has been part of people’s routines in this beautiful part of Bali Island.

The routines in this beautiful Ubud are those all ceremonies that happen almost on daily basis ranging from the small scale or Nista Yadnya in the Balinese language until the most complicated one or Utama Yadnya which requires more people to involve as well as more efforts to accomplish. In each of those ceremonies and celebrations, one thing that the locals won’t ever forget is FOOD or what they can serve to those involved in the ceremonies, and also to those living in the other dimensions which have been believed to be part of the balance in Bali life. This is also why the food has become one part of the culture and traditions in Ubud, Bali.


ubud food festival event

Images by Ubud Food Festival, Taken by Gung Abi

Realizing food has been playing a major part within the culture itself, and knowing that the best part of any holiday has to be the food, eating, and perhaps a luxury comfortable private villa accommodation to stay in. Ubud is going to tickle your taste buds. It is home to various types of food, from local authentic, a fusion of western and local taste; to all various types of food from all over the globe is here in Ubud, Bali. Therefore, the people of Ubud under the arrangement of Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati hold the annual event known as Ubud Food Festival UFF which has been a major annual project of the Yayasan Mudra Swari Saraswati, with a vision of enriching the lives of Indonesians through community-building and cultural programs. Founded in 2015, the Ubud Food Festival is three days of cross-cultural culinary discovery with Indonesian food as the star. It has grown into Indonesia’s leading culinary event. Showcasing the nation’s diverse cuisines, extraordinary local produce, and culinary heroes both emerging and established, UFF celebrates the archipelago’s rich culinary heritage and the exciting future of its food industry.


food at ubud food festival

Images by Ubud Food Festival, Taken by Gung Abi

In addition, this event has also been one of the attractions for tourists to come to Ubud and this absolutely also brings positive impact to all tourism industries in Ubud e.g. the restaurants, hotels, vacation rental accommodations, shops, etc. that would absolutely support the existence and growth of the industry as well.


ubud food festival the crowd

Images by Ubud Food Festival, Taken by Gung Abi

As previously mentioned, this program is definitely about food with the local authentic ones to be the star of the event. It is a three-day culinary adventure for the food-lovers from across Indonesia and the globe will be treated to a tantalizing program of Cooking Demonstrations, Workshops, Special Events, Food Forums, Markets, Food Tours, Film screenings and much, much more. It has very much knowledge about the food that we eat. It showcases food from other areas of Bali and Indonesia in general. It is an event you would definitely need to visit when you are in Ubud, Bali. Since Ubud has plenty of things to offer. From various places to stay, various activities to do and various foods to pamper your taste buds.

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