Spending the weekend hanging out with friends or just staying at home can be boring. How about doing something productive—and fun? Alun Alun Indonesia at Grand Indonesia Jakarta has organised a line-up of interesting workshops to help one understand Indonesian culture.

Throughout this month, Alun-Alun Indonesia holds the creative workshop.
Photo courtesy of Alun-Alun Indonesia

The workshops are part of“Canda Warna”, an annual event that takes place in the gallery. By participating in the workshop, both parents and children have the opportunity to explore Indonesian cultural heritage products, while sharpening their creative skills. At Canda Warna, visitors can purchase a variety of local products by Indonesian artists and craftsmen.

A number of local Indonesian brands such as Lesflori, Rajut Kejut, Sancraft, Serai, Wake & Wander, Lokka Lekkr, Rybka, Petit Lulun, Terraluna, Strawberry Patch, OOA Kids and Batiek will participated in this event.

For those who enjoy the Indonesian herbal beverage, Jamu, Alun-Alun Indonesia has collaborated with Suwe Ora Jamu to hold Jamu Mocktail workshop. Pipiltan Cocoa presents a Chocolate Maker workshop which is perfect for both parents and children. Art enthusiasts can also join the Tin Ca Painting class by Satu Sisi Kr3atif or Tapestry on Tote Bag Class by October 18th. Each weekend until 8 April  will involve a workshop to help occupy your time productively.


Canda Warna Workshop
Photo courtesy of Alun-Alun Indonesia/NOW!JAKARTA

Visitors can enjoy snacks such as bitterballen and hot cappuccino at Palalada restaurant for only IDR 50.000 with a minimum purchase of IDR 500,000 at Alun Alun Indonesia. Follow Alun Alun Indonesia on Instagram  for more information about the products and the workshop schedule.

Rintang Azhar

Rintang Azhar

Rintang is a previous staff writer for NOW! with experience in hard news and lifestyle journalism. He specialises in art, design, culture, fashion, environmental, and urban issues.