At the Foot of a Willow

Before reading this article, might I suggest listening to Gioachino Rossini’s “Assisa a piè d’un salice”, particularly as sung by Frederica von Stade, or Montserrat Caballé. Read on while, or after. Cellist Samuel DeCaprio and renowned Indonesian pianist Edith Widayani will be performing duo recital titled The Art of Chamber Music – Song Without Words on 20

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The Singleton Encourages One to ‘Unlearn the Rules’

The Singleton launched its first campaign in Indonesia in early November. The theme, “Unlearn the Rules”, was in collaboration with Max Mandias, founder of Burgreens, Leon Gunawan, founder of De La House, William Utomo, founder of IDN Times and Nadya Natassya, tatoo artist. The Singleton campaign ncourages its consumers to experiment and discover the flavours

MVB Sustainable Business Conference 2018: “Collaboration for a Better Future”

Sustainability can be defined many ways but the basic ideas and concepts remain the same: balancing a growing economy, protection for the environment, and social responsibility, so they together lead to an improved quality of life for ourselves and future generations. Three Nordic Ambassadors and a Deputy Head of Mission will be keynote speakers at MVB Sustainable Business

Stand-up Comedy Superstar Jim Jefferies to Perform in Jakarta and Bali

Legendary Australian stand-up comedian Jim Jefferies has announced two dates for Indonesia in 2019. He will appear in Jakarta on 25 January  and in Bali on 26 January. Venues will be publicly announced at a later date for security reasons. Australian stand-up comedian Jim Jefferies. NOW!JAKARTA Jim began his career in Australia and has since

Experiencing the Season as an International Student in Jakarta

Manu, a student at BINUS UNIVERSITY International, sometimes forgets to get ready for the holiday season ahead. Why? Well, it is summer, dong! Coming from Netherlands, Manu is  a student at BINUS UNIVERSITY International Jakarta who has different experience in celebrating Christmas. Personal Files/NOW!JAKARTA “You can expect Christmas and the New Year in winter,” shares

Human Rights and the UN SDGs: Identifying Key Markers in the 2030 Agenda in Indonesia

70 years after the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the more recently instituted Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), where does Indonesia stand? Is the country closer to achieving these goals by 2030? The Embassy of France in collaboration with the French Institute in Indonesia (IFI) and the United Nations Indonesia held a discussion on these issues at

Paul Bocuse Commemoration Dinner at Mozaic Restaurant

On 4 January 2019, Mozaic Restaurant Gastronomique in Ubud will present a special dinner in memory of the late Paul Bocuse. Known in France as ‘the Chef of the Century’, Paul Bocuse is associated with the creation of la nouvelle cuisine, a term invented by food critics Henri Gault and Christian Millau (Gault-Millau) to describe

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