Published February 6, 2024 | Activities, Celebrate, Family, Mythology, Travel Tips

This upcoming weekend in Indonesia marks a double celebration – Isra Mi’raj, a night of spiritual significance in Islamic history, and Chinese New Year, heralding the Year of the Dragon🐲. As we enjoy a long weekend, let’s explore the cultural richness these events bring.

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Long Weekend in Bali with Double Celebrations

Isra Mi’raj – A Night of Spiritual Significance

Isra Mi’raj commemorates Prophet Muhammad’s (peace be upon him) night journey and ascension. It holds deep spiritual importance in Islam, with traditional observances and rituals taking place during this time.

Chinese New Year – Welcoming the Year of the Dragon

Chinese New Year is a vibrant celebration steeped in cultural traditions. Each year is associated with a zodiac animal, and this year marks the beginning of the Dragon. Families gather, adorned with traditional decorations, to enjoy festive foods and embrace customs that bring prosperity and good fortune.

Embracing Diversity in Indonesia

What makes this weekend unique in Indonesia is the convergence of these diverse cultural events. It reflects the unity and understanding among different communities as they come together to celebrate both Isra Mi’raj and Chinese New Year. This intersection of cultures beautifully showcases the diversity that defines Indonesia.

Weekend Activities and Celebrations

As you savor the long weekend, consider participating in local celebrations, cultural performances, or events related to Isra Mi’raj and Chinese New Year. Immerse yourself in the richness of traditions, share in the joy of festivities, and appreciate the unity that such cultural celebrations foster.

Visit Taman Safari Bali During Your Long Weekend

Learn and play at Taman Safari Bali during long weekend

For an extraordinary weekend experience, venture to Taman Safari Bali. Nestled in the heart of Bali, our park offers a unique blend of cultural and natural wonders. Encounter majestic animals in their natural habitats, witness captivating cultural shows, and create lasting memories with your loved ones. Taman Safari Bali promises a thrilling and educational escapade, making your long weekend even more extraordinary.


This weekend presents a unique opportunity to appreciate the cultural tapestry of Indonesia, where the observance of Isra Mi’raj and Chinese New Year beautifully intertwine. As we embrace diversity, let’s celebrate the richness of our shared heritage and the unity that binds us during this special long weekend.