Singo Lodoyo Conquering America

→  August 3, 2009 4

Yes, Reog Ponorogo has conquered America and even the world. This might not be the freshest news anymore, but still worth knowing. Singo Lodoyo, a Washington (D.C.)-based Reog group, has numerous times championed world cultural festivals in the eastern coast of the United States. In 2008 they wowed the audience at the 4th of July Independence [...]

Indonesian Film Festival In Australia

→  July 31, 2009 0

Australia’s biggest Indonesian Film Festival The Indonesian Film Festival is going to host a feast of cinematic delicacies from the top range of Indonesian movies for 10 days, heavily garnished with a range of special events that will feature the casts and directors of the featured films. Rolling on its fourth edition, The Indonesian Film Festival 2009 [...]

The Hydrant In Slovakia

→  July 28, 2009 0

I am sure you must be puzzled by the tittle of this article. Well, that’s okay, many would be puzzled too. I am not too sure whether Bratislava is a familiar name to you, but to me… it is. Bratislava used to be the 2nd biggest city in the Czechoslovakia after Prague, and when Czechs [...]

Merah Putih Is Up!

→  July 26, 2009 2

The trailer of Indonesia’s most anticipated colossal war movie, Merah Putih, has been released. Supported by a highly qualified team of Hollywood film makers, this movie is a must see. And you can expect an international standard in it. We all hope this movie will refresh our nationalism at a new level. After all the [...]

Vacheron Constantin With Indonesian Faces

→  July 22, 2009 1

Vacheron Constantin is a Swiss manufacturer of prestigious watches and a brand of the Richemont group. It currently employs around 400 people worldwide, most of whom are based in the manufacturing plant; a modern building in Geneva. The brand is established in almost 80 countries around the world, distributed through 15 boutiques that sell no [...]

The Most Expensive Coffee

→  July 3, 2009 5

The most expensive coffee in the world Do you think it is Starbuck? The most expensive coffee in the world does not hail from Jamaica or Hawaii, but instead from Indonesia. Kopi Luwak, the most expensive coffee in the world does exist, and those who drink the expensive coffee insist that it is made from eaten coffee beans, [...]

Indonesian Strong Legacy In Latin America

→  June 27, 2009 1

A history of colonial labor and migration has produced a unique community far from Indonesian shores Rosemarijn Hoefte Javanese immigrants arriving in Paramaribo KITLV Special Collections Perhaps few people in Indonesia know that there is a large community of people of Indonesian descent living in the north of the continent of South America. Over 70,000 ‘Javanese’ live [...]

Indonesia’s Most Anticipated Colossal Movie

→  June 23, 2009 2

When was the last time you watched Indonesia’s war movie? Long time ago, rite? It was the time when movies about struggle were used by New-Order government to increase and keep up the nationalism of the people. Janur Kuning, Cut Nya’Dien, Diponegoro, Lebak Membara, and many more were aired almost every year. But, hey…I like [...]

Pay Attention

→  June 23, 2009 2

From The Huffington Post (June 22, 2009) by Jamie Lee Curtis (Hollywood Actress). “Pay Attention” I was told, at 6am by our guide, Agung Rai as we walked through the rice fields of Ubud, Indonesia. In the excitement of travel and acclimating to a new place and reality you can always miss things. “Listen” he said… [...]

Indonesian Language In Ho Chi Minh City

→  June 21, 2009 1

Oh, I am not a tourist agent promoting Vietnam, particularly its largest city, Ho Chi Minh City. This was used to be known as Saigon, the capital city of South Vietnam before eventually taken over by the north and changed its name to be Ho Chi Minh City. It is now one of the most [...]

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