It’s Time for the Jakarta Mid Year Sale

During Ramadan, people begin preparations for the Eid Al-Fitr. Malls and shopping centres across Jakarta offer discounts at this time of year, including serious discounts at midnight! We list some of the places where shoppers can find some great bargains this month.  Grand Indonesia offers discount up to 70 percent in more than 200 tenants

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Get Ready for Jazz Gunung Bromo 2018 this July

There are many reasons to attend the 2018 Mount Bromo Jazz festival. One of them may simply be that it might not exist in a few years, not by the same name anyway. Amfiteater Jiwa Jawa Resort Bromo, Desa Wonotoro, Kecamatan Sukapura, Kabupaten Probolinggo is the the venue for jazz Gunung 2018. Photo courtesy of

A Music Celebration by Ananda Sukarlan

It is often said that music is a universal language. Perhaps this is partly why it has been such a useful tool for socially and politically conscious musicians from Beethoven to Wagner and Liszt to advance their convictions. And so it goes for Ananda Sukarlan. The great musician and composer Ananda Sukarlan. Photo by John

Dots, Balls, Lights, and Dinner at The Chaine des Rotisseurs Jakarta

The Chaine des Rotisseurs Jakarta dinner on 14 May was definitely one of the group’s most exciting events this year. The dinner took place at Museum Macan, a state-of-the-art modern art museum in Jakarta, the first institution of its kind in Indonesia. The Chaine des Rotisseurs Jakarta was held at Museum Macan where the guets

Visit  Ennichisai 2018, A Traditional Japanese Festival at Little Tokyo Blok M

Ennichisai, an annual traditional Japanese Festival returns this weekend at Little Tokyo, Blok M Square area. This year, a series of events on 30 June and 1 July  commemorates the 60th anniversary of friendship between Indonesia and Japan. Ennichisai, an annual traditional Japanese Festival presents Japanese traditional and pop culture entertainment this weekend at Little

Bastien Ciocca and Andrew Ho Take Over Nautilus Bar

The masterminds behind Guangzhou speakeasy Hope and Sesame, Andrew Ho and Bastien Ciocca are set to wow Jakarta with their cocktail creations at a two-day event at Nautilus Bar, Hotel Four Seasons Jakarta later this month. Andrew Ho (left0 and Bastien Ciocca (right) are surrounded people who hold bar equipments. They will take over the

Chamber Music Concerts: Quatuor Bozzini and Dutch Classical Talent

Baroque group Quatuor Bozzini and violin-piano duo Shin Sihan-Anne Brackman will be performing in Jakarta next month. Canadian quartet group Quatuor Bozzini is scheduled to perform their baroque music creations at Teater Salihara.  Photo courtesy of Quatuor Bozzini/NOW!JAKARTA Quatuor Bozzini Even the most ardent lovers of traditional classical music can benefit once in a while from a quality

Celebrating Indonesian Flavours at Plaza Indonesia’s Food and Art Festival

As part of Independence Day celebrations, Plaza Indonesia this month hosts “I Love Indonesia” where restaurants feature menus influenced by local flavours as part of a focus on the country’s wealth of culinary delights. There are also a range of promotions happening throughout the month. Plaza Indonesia has cooperated with 53 food and beverage outlets

The Color Run Indonesia 2018 is Back in September

The fifth edition of The Color Run Indonesia will be held again this year, on 16 September. Starting off from Gelora Bung Karno Jakarta, this year’s running event aims to promote a healthy lifestyle. The theme this year is “Hero Tour”. Starting off from Gelora Bung Karno Jakarta, the fifth edition of The Color Run

CGV Has New Features coming soon!

NOW! Jakarta spoke to Manael Sudarman, Head of Sales & Marketing at CGV, about the brand’s engagement in Indonesia. Head of Sales & Marketing at CGV, Manael Sudarman. Photo by Raditya Fadilla/NOW!JAKARTA Please tell us the history of the CGV Brand. It has expanded over the decades. What are some of its secrets for success? What

Arts Café by Raffles will Host Meta Singapore Head Chef Sun Kim

Sun Kim, head chef of Meta Restaurant in Singapore will be taking over Arts Café from 19-20 October at Raffles Jakarta. Chef Sun Kim has put together a special menu inspired  by Meta’s signature dishes. Sun Kim, head chef of Meta Restaurant Singapore will be presenting special dining experience at Art Cafe where the cuisine is an amalgamation

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