Let’s Go to Pemuteran! Pemuteran Bay Festival Awaits

     This year becomes so special for Pemuteran village, Buleleng. Having got an outstanding achievement in preserving the environment this year, Pemuteran is awarded the Indonesia Sustainable Tourism Award (ISTA) by the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Indonesia. All the achievements happened following the empowerment to local communities, so that coral reefs previously almost destroyed now looks sustainable in the waters of Pemuteran.

      ACCORDING to Agung Prana, one of the aspir- ers and community motivators leading to Sustainable Pemuteran, the coral reefs in the waters of Pemuteran Bay are also a tourist attraction and a place for the growth of ornamental fish having the function of dampening the emergence of a kind of tornado fre- quently ravagea the people’s homes

     . “I think after the coral reefs in the waters of Pemuteran Bay is well preserved, such a wind frequently happened previ- ously becomes very rare today,” said Gung Prana.

     To know more about Pemuteran Bay and the surrounding tourism potential, Buleleng for the first time will hold Pemuteran Bay Festival on December 13-16, 2017. Head of the Buleleng Tourism Office, Nyoman Sutrisna, said that Pemuteran Bay Festival is held to raise the spirit of society in the field of art and other activities in order to support the tourism sector in Buleleng in general and the Pemuteran village in particular.

     Pemuteran village is located on the north coast of Bali, approximately 50 km to the west of Singaraja town. In December 2017, this object is certainly flooded with visitors because Pemuteran Bay Festi- val 2017 will come with a wide range of activities including workshop on coral reef. ™ BTNewspaper/ Agung Suamba

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