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Bali Authorities Ban Fireworks For New Year’s Eve Celebrations

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The Badung Public Civil Service has banned fireworks for the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Badung, Bali region.

The Head of Badung Public Civil Service, I Gusti Agung Ketut Suryanegara, confirmed that in accordance with the Minister of Home Affairs Instructions, all fireworks will be banned for New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Badung region. This is in reference to Instruction Number 62, Year 2021 concerning the Corona Virus Disease Countermeasures and Prevention during Christmas and New Year’s Eve Celebrations in 2021.

New Year fireworks in Bali

“Neither fireworks nor firecrackers are allowed during the upcoming New Year’s Eve celebrations in our area, and we’ve communicated this policy with the police department. Any kind of violation will face some consequences,” Suryanegara said on Thursday (2/12).

Officials will also deploy a special team to inspect grocery stores across the region to ensure that all the food products are safe for consumers.

Bali police on standby during New Year

“Our team will ensure that the processed foods available in the grocery stores in our area are not expired yet, especially before the Christmas celebrations when many people will start buying parcels,” said the Head of Badung Micro and Small Business Agency, I Made Widiana.

Additionally, officials from the National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) will be involved to conduct this operation.

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Wayan Bo

Saturday 4th of December 2021

The eventually fireworks on Sydney’s harbor bridge seems to be enough for rest of the world.


Saturday 4th of December 2021

Yes well done I got ripped of for 10 million BCA told bank not very interested. Tell you a lot of Bullshit


Tuesday 7th of December 2021

@Kevin, are you in the wrong article.

Christine Bagnall

Saturday 4th of December 2021

I'm so glad to hear that. I lived in a gang in Ubung and NYE was a nightmare!