The Stories from Ramayana in Wayang Wong
Apr13

The Stories from Ramayana in Wayang Wong

Many cultures of South East Asia have their own versions and interpretations of Ramayana, the great Hindu epic. The meaning of Ramayana is “Rama’s Journey”, teaching us about ideal characters like: king, servant, father, wife, and so on.Like in all other versions of the epic of Ramayana, the Indonesian one is the story based on character of Rama. Many other characters like: Rama’s wife Sita, Rahwana his opponent, Laksmana his brother,...

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ASEAN Youth Creative Industry Fair August 2015, The Biggest Event For ASEAN Youth to Advance The Creative Industry
Mar05

ASEAN Youth Creative Industry Fair August 2015, The Biggest Event For ASEAN Youth to Advance The Creative Industry

Asean Youth Creative Industry Fair 2015 : The creative industry has been defined as an industry that is driven by the utilization of one’s creativity, skills, and talents to generate welfare and work opportunities through the individual’s capacity to create. Sustainable economic development that emphasizes creativity is what is then considered to be a creative economy; the starting point of a new frontier in economic...

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Vintage Advertising
May01

Vintage Advertising

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In the weekly magazine Djaja, published in Jakarta, in issues from October 1963 and March 1964 we have found some ads for products still selling today. Putting the ads in the magazines always had an aim to introduce the products to the potential customers and make them familiar with the benefits of choosing the advertised product. What we can see in these photos is very graphical presentation, all in black and white. The photos are...

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Passion to learn Balinese Language
Apr22

Passion to learn Balinese Language

Ministry for National Education Center has been constructing the language map of Indonesian Archipelago for 15 years. And it’s completely understandable they have used so much time for research, since they registered 17 508 islands and 746 local languages. This research made possible to recognize the diversity and richness of Indonesian Culture. Even though the Indonesian Language is used officially, there are many dialects and...

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Old city of Jakarta
Apr13

Old city of Jakarta

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In the Jakarta, there is an old part of the city, also known as Old Batavia. There are some buildings that were built in 16th Century. The atmosphere of the Old City bring us back to colonial era, when the city of Batavia was center of trading throughout of Asia. Today, the Old City is famous tourist attraction, as there are many museums and other site-seeing objects. Keeping these buildings in good condition can make us proud of...

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Ambarawa Railway Museum – Locomotive B2502
Mar05

Ambarawa Railway Museum – Locomotive B2502

Ambarawa Railway Museum – Locomotive B2502 The train station in Ambarawa city was turned into railway museum in 1976. In the center of the city, in this extraordinary place you can find big collection of steam trains that were used for lines: Magelang- Semarang – Yogyakarta. Even today, Locomotive number B2502 made by factory in Esslingen functions properly and is being used as a tourist railway. This steam train is complete...

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