'Festival Kebhinekaan': Religious Tolerance in Millennial-Friendly Packaging

Festival Kebhinekaan, kicking off on Friday in Jakarta, will be filled with day tours, film screenings and interfaith dialogues.

#RELIGION

'Habibie & Soeharto': New Book Tells Real Story of Rift Between Two Former Presidents

Author Andi Makmur Makka based most of the book on his interviews with the late former President B.J. Habibie.

FEBRUARY 17 #LITERATURE

Indonesia Fashion Week 2020 Is Coming in April

The ninth edition of the biggest fashion event in Indonesia will continue last year's Kalimantan theme.

FEBRUARY 13 #FASHION

Australian Film Festival Returns to Six Cities in Indonesia

The Australian Embassy is bringing back their annual film festival to Indonesia starting this weekend.

FEBRUARY 12 #FILM

A Balance of Art: Art Moments Jakarta 2020

Art Moments Jakarta 2020 will be held on Apr. 17 to Apr. 19 at Sheraton Grand Jakarta, Gandaria City.

FEBRUARY 12 #ARTS

Today's Workers Want Gym Membership, Concert Tickets in Health Benefits

They also want a fully digitalized healthcare insurance plan that skips paperwork.

FEBRUARY 08 #HEALTH

Relying on the Kindness of Others: How Art Collectives Survive in Indonesia

Sponsors often baulk from giving funding to the arts since they can't claim it as tax deduction.

FEBRUARY 06 #ARTS

VISION

Explosion of Colors

The colorful Mamasa woven cloth is produced in a village of the same name in West Sulawesi.

#SNAPSHOTS

Explosion of Colors

The colorful Mamasa woven cloth is produced in a village of the same name in West Sulawesi.

February 21 #SNAPSHOTS

Outta Sight, Outta Mind: the Experience of Living as a Refugee in Jakarta

Refugee communities in Jakarta hold a weekend of talks and workshops to share their often invisible stories.

JANUARY 31 #HUMAN RIGHTS

Umroh.com Expands to iOS Platform to Attract More Young Pilgrims

Attracting more would-be pilgrims, umrah online marketplace Umroh.com is currently developing an iOS version.

JANUARY 28 #TRAVEL

Indonesian Film ‘Lima’ Invited to Kazan Festival

The film is about the implementation of the five principles in Indonesia’s state philosophy Pancasila.

JANUARY 27 #FILM

GoPlay Series 'Saiyo Sakato' Combines Comedy With Minang Culture

The original series also touches on the perennially thorny issue of polygamy.

JANUARY 24 #FILM

'Semesta': Nicholas Saputra-Produced Documentary Mines Local Wisdom to Help Fight Climate Crisis

The documentary shows that nature conservation is already deeply ingrained in local wisdom.

JANUARY 22 #FILM

'Panembahan Reso': First Performance of Rendra's Anti-New Order Play in More Than Three Decades

After 34 years, W.S. Rendra's tale of a bloody power struggle, "Panembahan Reso," will grace the stage again this weekend.

JANUARY 21 #ARTS

Colonialism, Afrofuturism, Virtual Reality: the Best of the Singapore Biennale

The sixth edition of the Singapore Biennale has over 200 works from 77 artists at 11 venues until March this year.

JANUARY 20 #ARTS

Actress Ade Irawan Passes Away Days After Daughter's Death

Ade, née Arzia Dahar, appeared in at least 110 movies since her debut in "Di Ambang Fajar" (Just Before Dawn) in 1964. 

JANUARY 17 #FILM

'Anak Garuda': New Film Tries to Inspire Young People to Dream Big

Selamat Pagi Indonesia School is back with a new film, this time produced by its very own production house.

JANUARY 14 #FILM

Son of Disappeared Poet Wiji Thukul Stars in New Documentary About His Father

'Nyanyian Akar Rumput' tells the story of disappeared poet Wiji Thukul's son Fajar Merah in overcoming tragedy through music.

JANUARY 10 #FILM

Ahok and Puput Welcome Baby Boy

Ahok married Puput on Jan. 25 last year, just one day after he completed his prison term.

JANUARY 06 #LIFESTYLE

Opera Gandari Turns Princess Villain Upside Down

Light on dialogue and heavy in symbolism, the play shows the other side of a princess from the Mahabharata often stereotyped as a villain.

DECEMBER 14 #LITERATURE

Pencak Silat Included in Unesco's World Intangible Heritage List

The Unesco said Pencak Silat is a long-standing tradition that encompasses numerous aspects: mental, self-defense and aesthetics.

DECEMBER 13 #ARTS