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  • Museums to Target More Domestic, Foreign Tourists
    21 September 2011 02:29 02:29

    Museums to Target More Domestic, Foreign Tourists

    Denpasar, Indonesia - Museums in Bali are expected to attract more domestic and foreign tourists following renovations and the “Visit Museum” program being campaigned by the government. Bali Tourism Agency head Ida Bagus Kadek Subhiksu said his agency carried out promotions nationally ... detail... »

  • Traditional Betawi Children’s Games Free for All at Monas Festival
    17 September 2011 08:24 08:24

    Traditional Betawi Children’s Games Free for All at Monas Festival

    Jakarta, Indonesia - Visitors of the Monas Festival at the National Monument can enjoy traditional Betawi games for children, such as walking with coconut shells, jumping rope and toppling tiles with a ball made of paper at the festival that ends on Sunday. Ahmad Mukhlis, the committee ... detail... »

  • Balinese Art Festival Resuscitates Modern Theater Scene
    13 September 2011 08:16 08:16

    Balinese Art Festival Resuscitates Modern Theater Scene

    Denpasar, Indonesia - An ongoing theater festival at Denpasar’s Werddhi Budaya art center has resuscitated the island’s modern theater scene. Local theater is considered to have lain dormant for years due to a lack of major events and the all too-powerful presence of Balinese traditional ... detail... »

  • September 16-19, Visit Monas Festival for Free!
    13 September 2011 02:47 02:47

    September 16-19, Visit Monas Festival for Free!

    Jakarta, Indonesia - In order to promote Jakarta culture as well as to increase residents’ proud toward National Monument (Monas), Central Jakarta City Administration Government will once again hold Monas Festival on September 16-19, 2011. “This event is a place to promote cultures. ... detail... »

  • Tourists from China, India Expected Future Visitors to Bali
    12 September 2011 02:37 02:37

    Tourists from China, India Expected Future Visitors to Bali

    Jakarta, Indonesia - French culture observer Jean Couteau predicts that in the next 10 years, foreign tourists to Bali will be dominated by citizens from China and India with the countries new titans in the global economy and politics. Couteau said at a Sudamala culture discussion in ... detail... »

  • Crown Prince Launches Pesta Convo
    10 September 2011 07:08 07:08

    Crown Prince Launches Pesta Convo

    Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam - The annual Pesta Convo or Convocation Festival to celebrate the upcoming 23rd Convocation of Universiti Brunei Darussalam kicked off yesterday with the official launching by HRH Prince (Dr) Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah, the Crown Prince and Senior ... detail... »

  • During Eid, 48.668 Tourists Visited Monas
    10 September 2011 02:53 02:53

    During Eid, 48.668 Tourists Visited Monas

    Jakarta, Indonesia - National Monument (Monas) is still a favorite recreation place in Jakarta.  It is proven that during Eid holidays it was visited by 48.668 visitors or three times higher than regular days. Rini Hariyani as Head Technical Implementation Unit (UPT) of Monas said ... detail... »

  • Bali Tourism ‘Not Affected’ by Crisis in US, Europe
    10 September 2011 02:08 02:08

    Bali Tourism ‘Not Affected’ by Crisis in US, Europe

    Denpasar, Indonesia - The economic crises in the US and some European countries have yet to affect tourism in Bali, said the Bali chapter of the Indonesian Hotel Association. The association’s secretary, Perry Markus, said the crises had yet to cause people from those countries to cancel ... detail... »

  • Millions of Indonesians Return Home for Idul Fitri
    27 August 2011 01:39 01:39

    Millions of Indonesians Return Home for Idul Fitri

    Jakarta, Indonesia - Millions of Indonesians have started to return to their homelands to celebrate the Islamic festivity, known as Eid el-Fitr, on Aug 30 and 31. Airports, sea ports, bus terminals and train stations have been most crowded as masses have been flocking to them since this ... detail... »

  • Bali to Build Puputan Badung Historical Museum
    26 August 2011 01:59 01:59

    Bali to Build Puputan Badung Historical Museum

    Jakarta, Indonesia - The Bali administration will build a historical museum called Puputan Badung in the Pura Besakih in Karangasem regency, at a cost of Rp 27 billion (US$3.15 million). “To construct the museum is easy, but what is important is to keep the spirit of the building. In ... detail... »

  • Despite Government Antipathy, Komodo Campaign Continues
    25 August 2011 03:15 03:15

    Despite Government Antipathy, Komodo Campaign Continues

    Jakarta, Indonesia - While the government and the New7Wonders organization bicker, an independent group is taking the lead on the campaign to include Komodo National Park on a list of the world’s seven natural wonders, launching a text message campaign to support the bid. The park, on ... detail... »

  • Indonesia’s Batik Makers Turn Sustainable Practice into an Art Form
    23 August 2011 01:37 01:37

    Indonesia’s Batik Makers Turn Sustainable Practice into an Art Form

    Jakarta, Indonesia - Indonesia’s most highly developed art form, batik, is made by an ancient wax-resistant dying technique that predates written records. Batik textiles were worn by the leaders of the prosperous Majapahit empire, which ruled much of Southeast Asia between 1200 and ... detail... »

  • Jakarta`s Recreational Parks Ready for Waves of Visitors
    19 August 2011 02:45 02:45

    Jakarta`s Recreational Parks Ready for Waves of Visitors

    Jakarta, Indonesia - Three of Jakarta‘s favorite recreational centers - Ragunan Zoo, Beautiful Indonesia in Miniature Park (TMII), and Jaya Ancol Dreamland - are ready to admit huge numbers of visitors during this year‘s Lebaran holidays. Located in Pasar Minggu, South Jakarta, ... detail... »

  • Bali Cultural Center Organizing Elizabeth Taylor Film Show
    19 August 2011 02:23 02:23

    Bali Cultural Center Organizing Elizabeth Taylor Film Show

    Denpasar, Indonesia - The Bali Cultural Center is organizing a cinema program on August 19-20 to remember the dedication of the late Elizabeth Taylor to the film world. "The program is to be held in cooperation with Udayana Scientific Club (USC) and the Sahaja Community," Sri ... detail... »

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