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In Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s most famous play “Faust”, the title character desperately wants to “understand whatever binds the world’s innermost core together”.  Vanessa van Houten’s project here*now explores the depth of inner beauty through photography. Photos courtesy of Vanessa van Houten & Erica Knecht/NOW!JAKARTA Similarly, German-American photographer and filmmaker V...

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Health & Beauty

In light of World Diabetes Day on November 14, leading global healthcare company Novo Nordisk in cooperation with International Diabetes Federation (IDF), Indonesia Diabetes Association (PERSADIA) and the Embassy of Denmark recently held an event to shine a light on access to diabetes care and promote an end to the problem of diabetes among Indonesian women. Photo courtesy of Novo Nordis...

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Fashion

Indonesia Fashion Week (IFW) 2018 will return from 28 March to 1 April with a focus on introducing more local textiles to support cultural tourism and cultivating its identity among young designers.  Photo courtesy of Indonesia Fashion Week 2017/NOW!JAKARTA Themed “Cultural Identity”, IFW 2018 continues its mission to support the creative industry by highlighting Indonesian cultur...

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Music

The amount of work Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was juggling while he simultaneously labored to complete his last ballet, The Nutcracker, and subsequently the compilation which was to become popularly known as The Nutcracker Suite would amaze us today as much as it overwhelmed the composer himself.  The premiere took place in December 1892 in Saint Petersburg at the Mariinsky Theatre. We kno...

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Giz & Tech

Planning vacations these days is a completely different experience from, say, ten years ago. In today’s digital tourism ecosystem, technology has transformed our travelling behaviour – perhaps also preference – and made trips seamless.  Today, number of travel applications on smartphone are available, helps people to arrange the travel plan from itenerary organizing to hotel booking. Ph...

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Film

Festival Sinema Australia Indonesia (FSAI) 2018 comes back to this month to showcase the best films from a number of talented filmmakers from both Australia and Indonesia. Held from 25 to 28 January in four cities in Indonesia, the films revolve around the issue of diversity, which has become a part of modern reality in both countries. The scene from Ali's Wedding/NOW!JAKARTA For ...

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Art & Culture

In Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s most famous play “Faust”, the title character desperately wants to “understand whatever binds the world’s innermost core together”.  Vanessa van Houten’s project here*now explores the depth of inner beauty through photography. Photos courtesy of Vanessa van Houten & Erica Knecht/NOW!JAKARTA Similarly, German-American photographer and filmmaker V...

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