Awarding Ceremony: Anugerah Pewarta Foto Indonesia 2017

When: Friday, 21 April 2017 Time: 18.30 – finish Where: Gedung Pos Fatahillah Side Event: journalistic photography exhibition Where: Galeria Fatahillah at Gedung Pos Fatahillah Nearby Station: Jakarta Kota, It is only 5 minutes walk

Old City will be holds the ASEAN Youth Creative Industry Fair 2015

Asian Youth Creative Industry Fair (AYCIF) 2015 is one of the biggest events to promote the creative industry in the ASEAN region and Indonesia was asked to host this 2015 event. AYCIF 2015 is a form of cooperation between the Japan ASEAN Integration Fund, Kemenkop SMEs, and SME Center FEUI which aims to build a…

Old City is set as the National Travel Destination

Old City is so one of the famous destinations in Jakarta, but it has not been treated well. But now, this area has been designated as a national tourist attraction through the Decree of the Minister of Tourism. This declaration according to Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism, as a step for the Old City to…

Free Surfing at the Old City

Visitors of the Old City, West Jakarta are now able to enjoy free internet surfing. Director of Technical Services Unit (UPT) Old City Gathut Dwi Hastoro explaining the free internet facility is installed in the Old City since the visit of Minister of Tourism Arief Yahya on Wednesday (29/10) last week. Hopefully by the installment…

Monumen Jalur Trem: The Last Remaining Tram Railway

Currently Jakarta is trying so hard to solve transportation problems. One solution that was offered was to rebuild the tram line. For some observers, the government’s idea is very reasonable because the load capacity is quite high. Kompas reported, the city tram can transport 80,000 passengers per hour, monorail 40,000 passengers per hour, a hard…

Runners, Prepare for the Biggest Running Event in Indonesia

If you like to run, do not escape this important event – The Jakarta Marathon 2014. Following the last year success, The Jakarta Marathon, will happening again for thousands of runners on 26th October 2014. The event is initiated by the Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, and organized by Inspiro in collaboration with Amaury Sports…

Fiesta Fathillah Rocks!

Ever since the official announcement of the Fiesta Fatahillah on Friday afternoon (13/4), I made no hesitation in attending it. The primary reason why I want to attend the event is because of the video mapping show at the event. According to the official schedule, Fiesta Fatahillah starts at 17:00 and ends at 22:00. But,…

Jakarta to Operate Double Decker Buses

Jakarta Administration to operate double decker buses for tourists to increase the number of tourists visiting the capital city. The first five double-decker buses will be operated on January 2014 and will serve Tanah Abang – Bundaran Hotel Indonesia route. Basuki T. Purnama, Vice Governor, said that the first trial phase is to Tanah Abang…

Let’s go to Kampung Betawi at Kota Tua

Jakarta Tourism Board is is going to hold an event called Kampung Betawi (Kampong Betawi) at Kota Tua, aside from Jakarta Kota Station. The Kampung Betawi will be held from Saturday 16/ 11/2013 to Sunday, 17/11/2013. Jakarta Tourism Board hopes that through the Kampung Betawi event, the Kota Tua will get more publicity as the…

Enjoying the Weekend at Jakarta Festival Museum Day

Every 18th May, the world celebrating the International Museum Day. The International Council of Museums (ICOM) established International Museum Day in 1977 to encourage public awareness of the role of museums in the development of society. The 2013 theme for International Museum Day is “Museums (Memory + Creativity) = Social Change”. To commemorate the International…

Jakarta Festival Museum Day to be held on Fatahillah Park

Jakarta Culture and Tourism Office will be held Jakarta Festival Museum Day (JFMD). This event will be followed by 45 museums in Jakarta, and will be held in the Fatahillah Park. The JFMD 2013 is to commemorate International Museum Day 2013. The JFMD participant in 2013 is over 45 museums from 53 museums in Jakarta….