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Fashion

LEKAT apparel stands out among other Indonesian fashion brands for its uniqueness. It consistently uses beautiful hand-woven Baduy cloth, which is not as prominently known among Indonesians and foreigners, unlike other Indonesian traditional fabrics, such as Javanese batik. LEKAT brought Baduy textiles closer to an international audience when it showcased its collection at London Fashion Week i...

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Health & Beauty

Having accompanied fitness and sport enthusiasts for three decades, Indonesia’s leading supplier of fitness equipment and services PrimaFit recently released new fitness equipment to further accommodate the healthy lifestyle needs ofurbanites and cater to the 2017 fitness trends. The new equipment is designed with advanced and modern technology. Firstly, sports and fitness lovers can try...

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Fashion

LEKAT apparel stands out among other Indonesian fashion brands for its uniqueness. It consistently uses beautiful hand-woven Baduy cloth, which is not as prominently known among Indonesians and foreigners, unlike other Indonesian traditional fabrics, such as Javanese batik. LEKAT brought Baduy textiles closer to an international audience when it showcased its collection at London Fashion Week i...

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Music

Which great musical or literary figure has never produced a work inspired directly or indirectly by Goethe’s Faust? Heinrich Heine, has been quoted as saying that every person should write a Faust, and he did write his. Beethoven, Wagner, Berlioz, Schumann, Lizst, Sarasate all did too,  and the list goes on. The first written record of the name Faustus can be traced back to the fourth century B...

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Giz & Tech

Mercedes-Benz Distribution Indonesia unveiled the latest GLA compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) model with visual accent focused on stronger interior and exterior design as well as vehicle supplies. The GLA series was first introduced in Indonesia in 2014, and received an enthusiastic welcome mainly because of its sporty and dynamic designs. The new GLA 200 AMG Line comes with off-road...

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Film

The popular film festival Europe on Screen 2017 returns to Indonesia this May! Film buffs will have the chance to enjoy high quality European movies from 5 to 14 May in six cities across Indonesia, namely Jakarta, Bandung, Denpasar, Medan, Surabaya and Yogyakarta. Already in its 17th edition this year, the festival will be screening 74 films from highly acclaimed European filmmakers from...

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Art & Culture

Beauty, rarity and historical significance combine in spectacular fashion in this late 16th century Dutch map of the Indonesian ‘Spice Islands’ that has just been acquired by Bartele Gallery, the only dedicated antiquarian map shop in Indonesia specializing in original maps and prints of the archipelago. The map, INSULAE MOLUCCAE, engraved by Petrus Plancius the great Dutch engraver and ...

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