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Art & Culture

For those fond of books – be it literature, non-fiction, comics or photo books – there is nothing more satisfying than going to a library or book store, randomly picking up some titles and leafing through the pages. At a book fair, this feeling is often magnified because the selection is immense. The Indonesia International Book Fair 2017, which took place from 6 to 10 September at the J...

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Health & Beauty

More than just being the queen of her household, a mother is oftentimes the manager, director, doctor-in-residence, chef, chauffeur, chaperone and many more. In addition to being the wife of her husband, she also plays the role of his adviser and best friend. In families with special-needs children, many would agree that mothers are superheroes, playing the roles of therapist, nurse, doctor, fr...

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Fashion

LEKAT apparel stands out among other Indonesian fashion brands for its uniqueness. It consistently uses beautiful hand-woven Baduy cloth, which is not as prominently known among Indonesians and foreigners, unlike other Indonesian traditional fabrics, such as Javanese batik. LEKAT brought Baduy textiles closer to an international audience when it showcased its collection at London Fashion Week i...

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Music

Which great musical or literary figure has never produced a work inspired directly or indirectly by Goethe’s Faust? Heinrich Heine, has been quoted as saying that every person should write a Faust, and he did write his. Beethoven, Wagner, Berlioz, Schumann, Lizst, Sarasate all did too,  and the list goes on. The first written record of the name Faustus can be traced back to the fourth century B...

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Giz & Tech

As a metropolitan city, Jakarta is always busy, bustling with its residents that are constantly in motion. Therefore, many of its residents don’t have the time to just stand still and witness the beauty of life in Jakarta. If you would just pay attention a little bit closer, Jakarta has a dynamic portrait of life and landscape that needs to be on the frame. Lumix DMC-TZ80GA (www.lumixi...

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Film

The popular film festival Europe on Screen 2017 returns to Indonesia this May! Film buffs will have the chance to enjoy high quality European movies from 5 to 14 May in six cities across Indonesia, namely Jakarta, Bandung, Denpasar, Medan, Surabaya and Yogyakarta. Already in its 17th edition this year, the festival will be screening 74 films from highly acclaimed European filmmakers from...

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Art & Culture

For those fond of books – be it literature, non-fiction, comics or photo books – there is nothing more satisfying than going to a library or book store, randomly picking up some titles and leafing through the pages. At a book fair, this feeling is often magnified because the selection is immense. The Indonesia International Book Fair 2017, which took place from 6 to 10 September at the J...

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