Bali Art Center was established with the aim of being a place for performing arts and also a place to develop artistic talents of the Balinese people. Denpasar Taman Budaya Bali, is a venue for Balinese art festivals every year. The Bali art festival is held annually from June to July. Those interested to see a Balinese art party should come during that period. The Balinese art party (PKB) began in 1979 and its opening is usually held in front of the Bajra Sandhi Monument. Usually the President of the Republic of Indonesia or an official at the ministerial level open the PKB each year.