Lebanon ~ A Country of Diversity

HIGHLIGHT on Lebanon: Bordered on one side by Mediterranean and on the other by two parallel mountain ranges, Lebanon seems a country suspended between the sky and the sea. Despite its small area (10,452 square km), this is a land, resplendent in its diverse geography, landscape, culture and history.

Upon the arrival to Indonesia, Mrs. Joanna Azzi (picture below) as the Lebanese chargé d’affaires is so impressed with the ‘Unity in Diversity’ here. Indonesia is very similar to Lebanon ~ a Mediterranean county of multiple origins, shaped by 10,000 years of history. She was not only impressed with the motto, but also with the Indonesian cultures through dancing, weather, language and behavior of the Indonesian people that will stay in her mind. …more

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Wonders of Indonesia

HIGHLIGHT on Art and Exhibition: Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia menggelar Pameran Seni Rupa Koleksi Galeri Nasional Indonesia mulai tanggal 5 Oktober – 12 November 2017 di National Art Gallery, Palace, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Dalam acara pembukaan Wonders of Indonesia, Duta Besar Republik Indonesia di Sofia, Bulgaria, H.E. Sri Astari Rasjid di National Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria (tampak foto diatas). Perhelatan ini digelar dalam rangka Wonders of Indonesia yang digelar oleh Kedutaan Besar Republik Indonesia di Sofia, Bulgaria. …more

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9 Ruang Abstrak

HIGHLIGHT on Art and Exhibition: Galeri Nasional Indonesia bekerja sama dengan Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan— menyambut baik dan kembali memberikan dukungan atas terselenggaranya Pameran Sembilan Perupa Abstrak 2017 di Galeri Nasional Indonesia.

9 ruang abstrak adalah sebuah penandaan sekumpulan kegelisahan, dan impian serta langkah kongkrit untuk menjawabnya. Ini sebuah mata rantai terbaru dari perjalanan para pendekar abstrak yang notabene terkoneksi oleh pertalian batin dan kegelisahan bersama tentang kehadiran dan pengabdian mereka untuk merayakan hidup di alam semesta, sebuah bentuk ketakziman dan kebersyukuran melalui keseniannya. …more

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Natee Utarit

HIGHLIGHT on Contemporary Art & Exhibition: Entitled Optimism Is Ridiculous: The Altarpieces, which began in 2012 and have been featured in various galleries in Asia. Richard Koh Fine Art (RKFA) in collaboration with National Gallery of Indonesia present the exhibition of contemporary Thai painter, Natee Utarit.

The Altarpieces is Utarit’s critique of Western modernism. It is a satire of modernism and capitalism, and tells of its seduction of local customs and traditions. Consisting of a total of 12 works, these works are composed of multiple panels forming a diptych, triptych, or polyptych, following the tradition of classical religious paintings with elaborate frames and settings. …more

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Festa a Corte by La Rossignol

HIGHLIGHT on Art and Culture: The Embassy of Italy in Jakarta and the Italian Cultural Institute Jakarta present a classic dance performance entitled “Festa a Corte” by La Rossignol. The cultural movement known as Italian Renaissance encompasses a long period of extraordinary growth, where masterpieces follow one another in a fascinating crescendo.

Music, dance and musical instruments grow into symbols with an intrinsic value: not anymore simply forms of entertainment, but indicators of an environment where social conventions are becoming more and more complex. …more

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Colombian Independence Day

HIGHLIGHT on Colombian Embassy in Indonesia: Commemorating National Independence Day, presents Vallenato’s music concert by Colombian musician Eibar Gutiérrez. The Colombian Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. José Renato Salazar (picture above) sharing his speech in the opening remarks.

This event took place on July 20, 2017 at Gedung Kesenian Jakarta and dedicated to Indonesian officials, especially to the Minister of Agriculture H.E. Amran Sulaiman was also present, diplomatic corps and community of Colombians in the city of Jakarta. …more

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Rising Fashion

HIGHLIGHT on Lifestyle: With its international chain, Galeries Lafayette always encourages local talents to enter international stage to develop and deliver fashion incubation with their signature partners to grow the fashion market of Indonesia.

Rising Fashion is one of the programs to continuously support and enhance fashion industry in Indonesia and Asia. As one stop lifestyle destination, Galeries Lafayette initiate and support creative talents ~ and committed to give excitement through Pop Up Store for their loyal customers. …more