Jam Gadang in Bukit Tinggi of West Sumatra was made out by clock expert in USA and has became a tourist attraction and New Year celebration for thousands of visitors
HIGHLIGHT on Social dan Culture: Sekarang ini, Angkot, Bemo, Metro Mini, dan Kopaja di Jakarta selain menjadi legenda urban, juga menjadi kambing hitam kesemrawutan megapolitan yang pertumbuhannya tidak terkendali ini.
Media dan tokoh-tokoh politik mengutuk kebobrokan dan ketidakdisiplinan para pengemudinya, serta mengumumkan penghapusan mereka sejak berpuluh tahun lamanya. …more
HIGHLIGHT on Art & Culture Exhibition: Galeri Nasional Indonesia sebagai lembaga budaya negara yang bernaung di bawah Direktorat Jenderal Kebudayaan Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan memiliki program Pameran Keliling yang secara khusus menampilkan dan memperkenalkan karya-karya koleksi Galeri Nasional Indonesia (koleksi negara) kepada masyarakat luas, mengingat tidak semua masyarakat memperoleh akses untuk melihat dan berkunjung langsung ke Galeri Nasional Indonesia di Jakarta.
Program ini diselenggarakan secara rutin dan bergulir setiap tahunnya di berbagai tempat (lokasi) di luar Jakarta, baik di dalam maupun di luar negeri. Karya seni diatas oleh M. Yasir. …more
Highlight on Contemporer Art: Pada 2018 ini, Galeri Nasional Indonesia menghelat Pameran Seni Rupa Kontemporer “Serupa Bunyi” pada 10–15Agustus 2018 di Taman Budaya Jawa Tengah, Jalan Ir. Sutami No. 57, Jebres, Kota Surakarta, Jawa Tengah.
Pameran “International Gamelan Festival” ini merupakan hasil kerja sama Galeri Nasional Indonesia dengan Direktorat Jenderal Kebudayaan–Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, serta Taman Budaya Jawa Tengah. …more
HIGHLIGHT on Photograph Exhibition: The Embassy of Spain in Jakarta and the National Gallery of Indonesia holds a celebration of 60 Anniversary of Diplomatic relations between Spain and Indonesia.
“The Last Breath of the Prince” presents and spreads the art of a Spanish artist and the traditional Indonesian art and tradition, when we learn from each other and work together the results are beautiful.” H.E. Mr. José María Matres Manso, Ambassador of Spain in Indonesia, as the opening statement. …more
HIGHLIGHT on Culture: From Zumba to Salsa with the Embassy of Colombia in Indonesia in Jakarta, after a successful Southeast Asian tour. Swing Latino, a dance academy that has been awarded nine times as the world champion in the Cabaret Group category at the world Salsa Festival in Cali and the gold medal for the paired category in the Sports Dance Competition at World Games Poland 2017, three couples will be tasked to shake Indonesia with the rhythm of salsa.
The Colombian Embassy in Indonesia is present, within its Plan for the Promotion of Colombia Abroad, six (6) dancers from Swing Latino Academy, founded and directed by Luis Eduardo Hernandez “El Mulato” (Named by the Foreign Ministry of Colombia as Ambassador of Salsa to the world). …more
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
HIGHLIGHT on Art and Culture Exhibition: ISA Art Advisory presents “A House in Bali”, the first solo exhibition of British based Indonesian artist Sinta Tantra in Jakarta. Known for her geometric abstraction and her signature bright color palettes, Tantra’s career came into prominence from her site-specific works in the public realm – combining the disciplines of painting, design, art and architecture both inside and outside the gallery space.
Tantra’s eclectic combination of Eastern and Western culture provides her with a uniquely well-placed perspective from which to visually reinterpret McPhee’s reflections on the relationship between the abstract and the music of Gamelan through her paintings and murals. …more