Tuesday, March 31, 2020 | 19:22 WIB

Tirta Gangga: Restoring Indonesia’s most popular royal water garden. ...

IO - The Tirta Gangga royal water garden in Bali’s eastern regency of Karangasam is not only a beautiful garden laid out in a manner reflecting the Balinese Hindu Buddhist religious philosophy. It is also...

H.S. Dillon, who fought for Indonesia’s farmers and the poor – has left us….

IO - On a cloudless morning on the 16th of September 2019 at the Kali­bata National Heroes’ Cemetery the head of a military guard of honor read out: “I stand here today on behalf...

The Kaliandra Estate, Part I: A place where dragons live…

God! I will pack and take a train and get me to Leduk again.. Kaliandra! ah, Kaliandra! There’s peace and holy quiet there, great clouds along pacific skies, and men and women with gentle eyes… (adapted...

Winners of the Balinale Film Festival 2018 and attracting foreign film production companies to...

IO - This year the Balinale or Bali film festival is in its twelfth year and showed 107 films from over 30 countries with over 100 film makers attending. Seventeen feature, docu­mentary and short...

Indonesian goings-on at Schloss Sandizell Part I: Count Nikolaus of Sandizell

IO - “During the Habsburg Empire the Catholic Church played a very im­portant role. I believe that one of the things that the society developing in Europe today is missing is spirituality...

Aristides Katoppo has slipped away to the mountains and the sea…

IO - Aristides Elvianus Albert Katoppo was born in Manado on the 14th of March 1938 and was known as Tides to his friends. His name is from the Greek meaning “the...

A debt of honor

IO - “At the end of last November, we finished restoring our adat (traditional or customary) houses at Kewar. The money was not from the government. We found it ourselves,” declared the Loro of...

We Walk Amongst Ghosts: an exhibition inviting us to become thinkers and philosophers…

Jakarta Museum of Ceramics and Fine Arts launches an exhibition of ideas by well-known Indonesian and international artists… IO - Yayasan Mitra Museum Jakarta or the Foundation for...

Indonesian National Scouts’ Day – more scouts in Indonesia than anywhere else on earth...

IO - Scouting in Indonesia first began during colonial times in 1912. At that time the Indonesian scouts’ organi­zation was called the “Nederlands Indische Padvinders Vereeniging” or Netherlands Indies Scout Movement. Coming from a...

A new Indonesian maritime museum in Jakarta

The port authority PT Pelindo II has created a new maritime museum in Tanjung Priok Har­bor to help disseminate more information about Indonesia’s maritime past and development. The new museum is well worth a...

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