EAT Foundation: A Global Food Revolution

The EAT Foundation, an initiative co-founded by the Wellcome Trust, the Stordalen Foundation and Stockholm Resilience Centre, aims to reform the global food system and enables us to feed a growing global population with healthy food from a healthy planet. Launched in 2016, the three organisations will use their unique experience in health, science, policy

Getting to Know Italian Filmmaker Federico Fellini

La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2 , La Strada and Juliet of the Spirits – these are only a few of the films that have sprung from the mastermind of Federico Fellini, film director and screenwriter extraordinaire. Some of his sketches and designs are now part of an exhibition currently showing at Istituto Italiano di Cultura

Too Clear for Words

“I can no longer tolerate the ‘Reformation’ Symphony, and of all my compositions it is the one I would most like to see burnt. It will never be published.” Such were Mendelssohn’s sentiments and prediction regarding his D Minor Symphony Opus 107, expressed in his letter of 1838 to Julius Rietz, his successor as Municipal

The 16th German Reunification Cup 2017

The ‘German Reunification Cup’ (GRC) is an annual charity golf tournament, which dates back to 2002. Organized by PT Schenker Petrolog Utama in collaboration with PRIME Consultancy and under the patronage of the German Embassy, the 16th tournament was held on Friday, 6 October at Rancamaya Golf and Country Club in Bogor. A total of

Korea-ASEAN Cinema Week 2017 Showcases Family Films

ASEAN, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, together with the Republic of Korea presented the “Korea-ASEAN Cinema Week 2017” from late September to mid-October as part of their Cultural Exchange Year, which aimed to further strengthen their relationship. The festival was presented by The Mission of the Republic of Korea to ASEAN, the Ministry

Pizza e Birra Ends “Oktoberfest e Birra 2017” with a Bang

After a month filled with authentic German delicacies, a surreal amount of beer, and fun games, Pizza e Birra ended its OKTOBERFEST E BIRRA 2017 on a high note. On 14 and 15 October 2017, Pizza e Birra successfully held its biggest event of the year: PIZZA E BIRRA OKTOBEERFEAST: Jakarta’s Annual Beer, Music and

Digital Fashion Week Comes to Jakarta

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

ASEAN Women’s Circle of Jakarta Holds Annual Bazaar

The ASEAN Women’s Circle of Jakarta (AWC) organized its annual bazaar on 6 & 7 November at the ASEAN Secretariat in South Jakarta. Yasmin Fachir, AWC Chief Patron, officially opened the ceremony.  Photo by The ASEAN Women’s Circle of Jakarta (AWC) The main goal of the AWC’s annual bazaar is to raise money for women, children

MVB Indonesia : Companies That Care

Sustainability is first and foremost about ensuring long-term returns and positive societal impact. In promoting those goals, Most Valued Business Indonesia (MVB) has launched its programs for 2018, with a special highlight on four critical values areas deemed of paramount importance.  Alistair Speirs OBE, Chairman MVB Indonesia presented the awards for company that spread out the

Celebrating 50 Years of Social Improvement & Development

This year was a special one for the Women’s International Club (WIC) Jakarta as the organization celebrated its Golden Anniversary of the WIC Annual Charity Bazaar, marking its 50th year.  Photo by Basuki Nugroho/NOW!JAKARTA To commemorate this special occasion, the WIC Annual Charity Bazaar this year was held on 15 and 16 November at the

Program Notes: The Nutcracker Suite

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

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