Character Rama and Laksmana at Ramayana
May06

Character Rama and Laksmana at Ramayana

Rama is the main protagonist of the epic Ramayana, and believed to be the seventh avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu. Besides Krishna, Rama is considered to be one of the most important avatars of Vishnu.Being the oldest son of Kausalya and Dasharatha- the king of Ayodhya, he was the righteous successor of the king. The other wife of King Dashartha conspired and Rama had to go to exile. Respecting his father’s honor, Rama started of his...

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Asian Creative Award vol.1 2015 Announced
Apr30

Asian Creative Award vol.1 2015 Announced

The Asian Creative Awards has been announced after all the pieces submitted are separately examined. http://www.ubies.net/award/ The Asian Creative Awards are meant to support the artists who are the next generation of the Asian creative scene by giving them opportunities to work abroad. In anticipation of the ever-growing potential of the creativity and culture of Asia, we accepted a wide range of entrants with the power to succeed...

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Ida Bagus Oka Wirjana
Apr16

Ida Bagus Oka Wirjana

Ida Bagus Oka Wirjana  photos by Doddy Obenk [VIDEO] Blangsinga Bali, 1929 Sejak masih sangat belia Ida Bagus sudah belajar menari Baris di bawah bimbingan pamannya Ida Bagus Kompiang. Sebelum penjajahan Jepang beliau tinggal di Tabanan dan selalu melihat Sang Maestro I Ketut Marya menari dan mengajarkan tari Kebyar duduk. ‘Menari merupakan jalan hidupku untuk melakukan Bhakti, menurut Bapak Soekarno, jika diberi umur panjang carilah...

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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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Epic of Mahabharata, Fashion Designer Shinta Chrisna
Aug24

Epic of Mahabharata, Fashion Designer Shinta Chrisna

Fashion designer Shinta Chrisna had a fashion show displaying the latest models depicting the characters from story of Mahabharata. The Fashion show took place during the Sanur Village Festival, on August 23, 2014. Cece from LV C&C Model Management created choreography and music for this event. For this collection Shinta Chrisna tried to design kebaya* with asymmetric patterns, inspired by traditional Indian clothes – Sari....

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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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Anti Malaria Drink from Kalimantan, Wooden Cup made of Pasak Bumi
Apr16

Anti Malaria Drink from Kalimantan, Wooden Cup made of Pasak Bumi

People from Kalimantan (Borneo), believe that drinking water from wooden cup made of Pasak Bumi tree makes their blood bitter and disliked by the malaria mosquitos. Pasak Bumi or Eurycoma Longifolia is a plant used by inhabitants of Borneo in the treatments and healing. The plant is extremely bitter, and when one of its names is translated it means: “bitter charm”, or “bitter medicine”. Now, it’s produced in the shape of a glass that...

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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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