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Bali is one of the best places to visit in order to soak up the festivities surrounding Indonesian Independence Day.

The celebrations take place every year on August 17th to mark the south-east Asian nation's freedom from colonial rule, which was granted back in 1945.

People across Indonesia greet the occasion with great enthusiasm and anyone who is keen to sample the events should consider booking their Seminyak hotels and heading to the paradise island to experience the build up.

In order to ensure Independence Day is a success, plans typically begin well in advance of August 17th. Buildings across the country are often adorned with lighted displays or banners, while red and white bunting is hung from the presidential palace, government buildings and even shopping malls.

Special sales are held in the run-up, offering discounts for visitors who have come to Indonesia to enjoy the festivities.

The day itself is marked by fireworks displays, while the president delivers his state of the nation address to the House of Representatives.

Live performances are also broadcast around the clock on TV, so guests at Sanur Beach Hotel Seminyak should not worry about missing out on celebrations taking place in other parts of the country. recommends a range of accommodation in Seminyak, including the Sanur Beach Hotel Seminyak.

Posted by Delia Jones

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