Friday, June 21, 2024 | 14:40 WIB

“Artchipelago” exhibition: The beauty of the archipelago through the lens of artists

Visitors gazed at paintings in the "Artchipelago" exhibition at the Basoeki Abdullah Museum, Jakarta, Friday (14/6). This exhibition presents works from the Kota Tua art community and seeks to show Indonesia as a nation and a vast archipelagic country with an important role in the global stage.

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Govt sets target for Bahasa Indonesia to be taught in 94 countries by 2045

The government seeks to expand the teaching of Indonesian language (Bahasa Indonesia) to 94 countries by 2045.

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PROFILE

Ida Ayu Astari Prada: A journey to discover the meaning and importance of cultural preservation

Ida Ayu Astari Prada, Director of Brand and Communication at Nuanu, grew up in a family deeply rooted in Balinese traditions and culture. Being part of a Brahmin family, she was immersed in these practices from a young age, understanding their importance beyond mere rituals. “I realized that what my family instilled in me were values and meanings that needed to be preserved and maintained,” Prada shared in a recent conversation with the Independent Observer.

SOCIAL CULTURE

Reverse Glass Painting Exhibition at Dia.lo.gue

Hermawan and Engel Tanzil, the owners of Dia.lo.gue gallery in Kemang, Jakarta launched a truly impressive exhibition of reverse glass paintings on the 3rd of February 2024. The exhibition will be open to the public until the 19th of April 2024 and is a visually as well as mentally appealing experience.  Reverse glass paintings are a special form of folk art in Indonesia that is both vibrant and charming. The artist paints an image on glass which is later viewed from the other side of the glass. Th glass paintings are often produced by untrained or even anonymous artists and are characterized by eye-catching colours with strong forms in simple designs with one-dimensional perspectives.

NATIONAL

BMKG Modifies the Weather so IKN Infrastructure Development is Not Disrupted by Rain

The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) is carrying out weather modification operations to reduce the intensity of rain in the new administrative Capital Nusantara (IKN), East Kalimantan.

POLITICS

Candidates under 30 years of age can contest regional elections, MA rules

The Supreme Court (MA) officially revised the age limitation for regional head candidates on Wednesday (30/5). As long as one is 30 by the time of the inauguration, they can register their candidacy in regional elections, per CNN Indonesia, Fri (31/5).

OPINION

Reading culture, expanding internet access

Striving to stay up with the rapid progress of technology, the Indonesian Government vows to actively expand internet access, to ensure very of a competitive society within a global context. In this regard, the Government continues to encourage the equal distribution of internet access throughout the archipelago; a Digital Indonesia Roadmap has been prepared, as several programs are launched. The “4G Base Transceiver Station (BTS) Project”, “Integrated Broadband Village Program”, and “Digital Village Program” are among the efforts in progress. 

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HEALTHCARE

Takeda Supports the 2024 ADD Commemoration for Zero Dengue Deaths in Indonesia by 2030

Amid the recent spike in dengue fever (in Indonesia known as DBD) cases, PT Takeda Innovative Medicines is taking advantage of the momentum of commemorating 2024 ASEAN Dengue Day (ADD) to strengthen its commitment to preventing DBD by providing support to the Indonesian Ministry of Health. ADD is celebrated on June 15 every year to increase public awareness and understanding of the dangers of DBD.

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