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August 21, 2016

the 'Enoshima Bali Sunset 2016' (Kanagawa, Japan)

Today, I went to the Eno-shima island (Fujisawa city) to see the festival titled 'Enoshima Bali Sunset 2016'.






(Eno-shima island)



This island seemed to transform into a miniature Bali island, where visitors were surrounded by the Indonesian island's cuisine and arts.

Eight Balinese music and dance groups had some performances and stalls of Balinese food and handcrafted goods such as Batik fabric for sale, along with a hands-on section for visitors to made their own incense and flower offerings.  

Some of the music and dance groups performed at the 'Samuel Cocking Garden', a tropical flower park that overlooks the sea and adds to the holiday mood.


With the support of the Indonesian Embassy, Garuda airlines and other organizations from the country, the event has garnered a reputation every year among Japanese media of making visitors.

This event happens to take place during the 'Enoshima Toro', an event that sees lanterns light up the whole island during the month of August.

(one of summer traditions wihch is prevalent throughout Japan)


Bali island is one of popular destinations among Japanese travel lovers.

Even though I've been to Indonesia once (Batam islands only), willing to stay Bali someday.





the main stage of this event



A staff of Garuda provided me some their promotional items.

She said they were awarded as 'The World's Best Cabin Crew' for the third consecutive year by Skytrax, a London-based, independent global rating agency.


The award was the third time for Garuda since year 2014.

With more than 420 airlines worldwide featured, customers rate their flights across eight categories that include seat comfort, onboard services, food & beverages, inflight entertainment, onboard wi-fi, airport services and value for money.


As part of reviews, many customers upload photos of their flight experience.

Customers score their overall flight experience using a one-to-ten score, and the Most Loved airline scores are based upon the aggregate of these ratings.

Asian airlines dominate 11 of the Top 15 positions, Garuda Indonesia at No 1 with a satisfaction score of 85%.






I brought my PL-380 and tried to catch far FM stations at the observation floor of Enoshima lighthouse.



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