Indonesian Film ‘Lima’ Invited to Kazan Festival

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

#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

VISION

Screening for Coronavirus at Soekarno-Hatta Airport

Health inspectors at the airport started screening for passengers who might have been infected by the deadly virus on Tuesday.

#EYEWITNESS

Screening for Coronavirus at Soekarno-Hatta Airport

Health inspectors at the airport started screening for passengers who might have been infected by the deadly virus on Tuesday.

January 28 #EYEWITNESS

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

Indonesian Kebaya Should Be as Famous as the Japanese Kimono or the Indian Sari

The traditional kebaya is actually a versatile outfit that modern women can wear every day, even to the office.

DECEMBER 08 #FASHION

Standing Ovation at Yo-Yo Ma's First Jakarta Concert

The musician of 100 albums and 19 Grammy Awards brings Bach's "Six Cello Suites" to the Jakarta International Theatre.

DECEMBER 08 #MUSIC

Jakarta Halal Things Presents World's First Muslim Supermodel Halima Aden

Supermodel Halima Aden becomes a special guest at the two-day event.

DECEMBER 07 #LIFESTYLE

Singapore's Performing Arts Festival to Light Up Stage in May

SIFA 2020 will feature a diverse lineup with performances by both Singaporean and international artists.

DECEMBER 02 #ARTS

Local Gov’t Offers $1,000 Year Long Pass to Komodo Island 

The government targeted 50,000 foreign visits to the island and a revenue of at least Rp 600 billion ($42,5 million) a year.

DECEMBER 01 #TRAVEL

Agnez Mo Responds to Critics in Another Interview

Agnez said her recent interview with Yahoo's Kevin Kenny has been taken out of context.

NOVEMBER 30 #MUSIC

Harvest Festival to Promote Local Delicacies to Youths

The festival collected ingredients from Sumatra to Papua to prepare genuine delicacies for visitors.

NOVEMBER 30 #LIFESTYLE

Fifth Annual Conference on Indonesian Foreign Policy Kicks Off Saturday

This year's conference will take place at Kasablanka Hall, South Jakarta, with an official theme of "Cooling Off the Hot Peace."

NOVEMBER 29 #DIASPORA

'I Have No Indonesian Blood': Agnez Mo's Love-Hate Relationship With Indonesia

The singer's line 'I don’t have Indonesian blood' has raised a furor in her homeland.

NOVEMBER 28 #MUSIC