Sample some culture at the Bali Arts Festival -

April 24, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News reports anyone who wants to experience some genuine Balinese culture while staying on the island should book Kuta hotels in June.

This is because the Bali Arts Festival will be taking place for one month, starting on June 12th.

People staying on the island during this time will be able to get a good appreciation of Balinese culture and history through a wide range of workshops, performances and exhibitions.

For those who want to learn during their break, there will be a number of workshops taking place teaching people how to make various handicrafts that are commonly found on market stalls around the island.

There will also be a number of markets selling these items for anyone who does not want to take the do-it-yourself approach.

If music and performance appeals then the Bali Arts Festival will not be a disappointment.

Shows of Balinese dancing accompanied by traditional music will be held almost daily during the festival's month-long run.

People who find that a visit to the event makes them want to learn more about Balinese culture and art could be interested in an exhibition opening towards the end of June at the Agung Rai Museum of Art in Ubud.

The Songs of Ubud installation will showcase works from 30 Balinese masters who are still living on the island today.