Exhibition of Royal Houses at the National Monument

Jakarta, once again, will host an event called the World Royal Heritage Festival 2013. The festival takes place from 5 to 8 December 2013 and will be held at the Icon of Jakarta – The National Monument. The World Royal Heritage Festival is presented by Jakarta administration in cooperation with the Archipelago’s Royal Palaces Forum…

JiFFest to have Open Air Cinema at Monas

Jakarta International Film Festival (JiFFest) will be back again after absence for two years. JiFFest will be held from 15 to 30 November 2013 and held in four different venues. The first week, JiFFest will take place at Gallery Indonesia Kaya and Blitzmegaplex, Grand Indonesia and will be held at Epicentrum in the second week….

Monas is under maintenance

National Monument (Monas), the landmark of Jakarta, is closed to the public from 18 October to to Dec. 15 to replace the 10-year-old elevator. The elevator is used by visitor to reach the top of the monument to have a sky high view of the city Rini Handayani, Director of Monas Management said the elevator…

Jakarta International Performing Art will be held this weekend

Jakarta administration will hold an art event called Jakarta International Performing Art or Jakipa later at this month. The international arts event will be held South side of the National Monument on Saturday and Sunday, from 28 to 29 September 2013. This Jakipa is held to commemorate World Tourism Day and also to urge people…

8 Days for World Puppet Carnival 2013

If you are a fan of puppets, be ready to welcome the World Puppet Carnival in 2013 in Jakarta. World Puppet Carnival 2013 will be held from 1 to 8 September 2013, at Taman Umar Ismail, National Museum, and the National Monument. You do not need to pay anything to watch the World Puppet Carnival….

Thousands of people enjoy the Colorful Jakarta Monas Carnaval

No wonder if so many people were coming to the Jakarta Monas Carnaval yesterday. After three years hiatus, the Jakarta Monas Carnival was held again. No wonder if the crowd occurred in this cultural parade. All of the carnival activities were centered in Monas. The Jakarta Monas Carnival is a cultural parade involving 33 provinces….

Jakarta to Open Saturday Night Market

Jakarta weekend lifestyle is a mall lifestyle. The current Governor of Jakarta is trying to shift some of the activity outdoors. Governor Joko Widodo said that Jakarta will have saturday night market in the next three month. The night market will be open from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and will be hold along Jl….

Jakarta Pageant Contest to be held at Monas

Jakarta Pageant Contest or Abang None Jakarta final night of this year will be held in the open space in Monas. Jakarta Governor, Joko Widodo said he appreciate the idea of holding the pageant’s finale in the Monas. In the previous years, this Jakarta Pageant Contest were held in hotel ballrooms, this year Jakarta’s resident…

Ariah Musical Dance to perform at National Monument

Jakarta prepares to celebrate its 486th anniversary in June. National Monument (Monas) will be the spot for powerful and spectacular musical dance: Ariah. Ariah musical dance conceived by Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo and produced by Global 3L. Ariah performances prepared to entertain people in Jakarta and surrounding areas. Ariah directed by Atilah Soeryadjaya in collaboration…

Ahok: 2014, Jakarta Fair will be held at the Medan Merdeka

Jakarta Government will change the concept of activity Jakarta Fair (locally known as Pekan Raya Jakarta) in 2014. The Jakarta Fair will be returned to the original location in the area of Medan Merdeka Square. Basuki T. Purnama, Vice Governor of Jakarta, said that Jakarta Fair is people’s party, so the government is decide to…

Free Entrance Fee at Jakarta Museums for Batik Users

A number of events have been prepared by Jakarta Government to pamper its citizen, one of them is to make free entrance free for 10 museums for visitors who dressed in batik. Arie Budiman,  The Director of Jakarta Tourism and Culture Agency, said that there are as many as 10 museums under the management of…

This was the mark of the 0 Km of Jakarta

Where is the location of 0.0 km from Jakarta? Most of you definitely would answer the National Monument. Nothing wrong if you answered is the National Monument, because this time the National Monument is a marker of 0 Km Jakarta. But before the National Monument become the mark of 0 km of Jakarta,  at least…