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Art & Culture

Late Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti was one of the country’s - and the world’s - most beloved and successful artists, enthralling audiences across the globe in the latter half of the 20th century. His long career took him to the world’s most prestigious opera houses and theaters, and his dedication made him the undisputed ambassador of “bel canto” and Italian culture on the world stage....

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Health & Beauty

On Tuesday, 17 October 2017, the Consulate General of India in Bali together with the Balinese and Indian Friendship Association (BIFA) hosted Ayurveda Day to celebrate the traditional medical system and lifestyle in ancient India. Indian Ayurveda practitioners Dr. Abhisek Joshi and Dr. Aparna participated in the seminar to give an insight on why this ancient medical system is still of importan...

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Fashion

This year, Digital Fashion Week will be held in Jakarta for the first time. An online and offline platform that supports local designers, Digital Fashion Week Jakarta will take place from 13 to 15 December at Plaza Indonesia Mall, Central Jakarta. Owned and organized by Singapore-based DFW Creative, Digital Fashion Week Jakarta 2017 (DFW JKT 2017) will highlight selected talents and fash...

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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

German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz currently holds an exhibition to display 32 cars of its latest line-up of luxury and sports model at the STAR EXPO 2017, which takes place at Ciputra Artpreneur in South Jakarta. Until 29 October, visitors can see the company’s new generation of compact cars, sedans, SUVs and dream cars. At the AMG Corner, the visitors have the opportunity to ...

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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

Late Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti was one of the country’s - and the world’s - most beloved and successful artists, enthralling audiences across the globe in the latter half of the 20th century. His long career took him to the world’s most prestigious opera houses and theaters, and his dedication made him the undisputed ambassador of “bel canto” and Italian culture on the world stage....

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