Java Open Air (JOA) is a heavy music festival held on March 25 & 27, At the outdoor
area of the Jogja Expo Center (JEC), Yogyakarta and Surabaya Carnival Park, Surabaya,
Indonesia. JOA will be held for the first time in Indonesia as a contribution to the community of
rock & heavy metal music in Indonesia, especially in outside the capital city of Jakarta which has
always been the center of international events / festivals in Indonesia. JOA is expected to facilitate
Indonesian bands for having an international exposure, with the presence of international
In Flames has been the most anticipated metal band in Asia, especially Indonesia. They
played Jakarta in 2018 but never satisfied their Indonesian 'Jesterheads' and this time They will
headline in two cities of Java Open Air 2020.
JOA also will held exhibition of the local creative industry, where there will be many of
booths for local clothing line, artists, painters and photographers to participate and showing their
creations. Some of them will launch a product which exclusively made for the festival.
"This festival is a place to unite Indonesian bands, musicians, artists and other creative
entrepreneur, and we are trying to support them so that they can be exposed globally," said "PJ"
Panji, Founder of Java Open Air.
This will be the first year for Java Open Air and planned to be held annualy in major cities
of the Java Island. Indonesian well-known band such as Burger Kill, Fraud, Rising The Fall, BIAS,
Zi Factor, Wolf Feet, Blingsatan, and several other local bands will fill up the festival's slot.
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All passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months from the date of entry into Indonesia and have at least 2 blank pages available for stamps. Confirmed return/outward journey ticket is also required.
There are three ways of entering Indonesia:
1) Visa on arrival - Head to visa booth on arrival to pay visa fee. Most visitors fall in this category. Cost is US$35 for 30 days.
2) Visa in advance - Obtain a visa at an Indonesian embassy before arrival.
3) Visa waiver - No visa required. Applies only to residents of select countries (mostly ASEAN countries)
For more visa information head here