One thing that is new in the TIF 2014 is the presence of coffee corner serving Toraja coffee. There are also seminars TIF 2014 raised the issue of the role of young people in the development of local culture and tourism. Toraja traditional fabric that is woven Sa'dan were also exhibited.
Waisak in Borobudur On the eve of Vesak, especially during the peak moment of the full moon, Buddhists gathered around Borobudur. At that time, Borobudur is believed to be a gathering place for supernatural powers. According to belief, at the time of Vesak, the Buddha will appear in a look at the top of the mountain in the south.
Every year on the full moon is full in May (or June in leap years), Buddhists in Indonesia commemorate Vesak at Borobudur. Vesak is celebrated as the day of birth, death and the time when Siddhartha Gautama obtain the highest wisdom to become the Buddha Shakyamuni. The third event is called Vesak Trisuci. Waisak ceremony centered at three Buddhist temples by walking from Mendut to Pawon and ending at Borobudur.
Bugis language is a language spoken by people in South Sulawesi. In addition, this language is also spoken in other areas in between provinces in Sulawesi besides South Sulawesi, Kalimantan, Maluku, Papua, Sumatra, and also in Sabah, Malaysia. According to the 1991 census of this language is spoken by approximately 3.5 million people.
TIF 2014 will be characterized by a variety of performing arts, including opera Toraja (madandan and manembong) and international art performances from several countries (UK, USA, Zimbabwe and Korea). According to Franky Raden TIF as music director in 2014, the arts are an effective means of tourism promotion so that it will be packed with the best possible.