Sunday, April 5, 2020 | 19:03 WIB

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...

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...

Mayor of Depok signs heritage decree for Cimanggis Manor. Who will move to preserve...

IO - The Mayor of Depok Mohammad Idris Abdul Shomad finally signed the long awaited decree declaring Cimanggis Manor House a regional heritage building, thereby providing legal protection for the building. He...

In defence of Kartini

“In order to reach our ideals we must lay down many illusions. From the death of young spring blossoms, the strong fruit ripens. It is so with human life- is it not? From the...

Indonesia engineers a new cultural strategy as its base for all future development

A peoples’ welfare is incomplete if it consists of economic prosper­ity alone. Economic prosperity must be accompanied by cultural well-being. The two are interactive. IO - Indonesia is one of the few coun­tries in the...

Indonesia is working hard to improve its disaster preparedness for Flash Floods and Landslides…

IO - “It would be better not to move In­donesia’s capital to East Kalimantan if it only ends up in the destruction of local forests… and I shall person­ally put a stop to it...

Prabowo promises top priority for protection of Majapahit heritage site when he becomes President...

IO - “I guarantee that when my brother is president of Indonesia the Majapahit archaeological remains at Trowulan will receive special attention and protection from the central government. It will be a priority and...

Indonesian Ambassador to Bulgaria, Astari Rasjid – Succeeding with Cultural Diplomacy

IO - Astari Rasjid is not a career dip­lomat but an artist who was posted as Indonesian ambassador to Bulgar­ia, Albania and Macedonia in 2016. From the start Astari said that she...

Life is short -sketch it while you can!

IO - Art and culture is one of the most highly appreciated values in the Indo­nesian value system. Consequently, thousands if not millions of Indone­sians are involved in dance, music, textile production, drama, wayang...

The Blossoming of Sumba: Sumba tenun route and the road to economic parity. Part...

IO - The three stones in the fire which keep a pot upright so that it can cook is how Yori Antar, an architect spe­cializing in preserving “adat” or “tradi­tional” vernacular houses, Umbu Ig­nasius,...

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