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Health & Beauty

After spending long hours on the beach or getting lost in the rural areas of the island, the next best thing to do is to put those feet up and rest. Each day, we move around so much that we don’t get to give our feet a rest. Whether it be running, jumping or even just standing, our feet do it all, and no other part of our body is more abused than our feet. At AYANA Resort and Spa, the gu...

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Health & Beauty

After spending long hours on the beach or getting lost in the rural areas of the island, the next best thing to do is to put those feet up and rest. Each day, we move around so much that we don’t get to give our feet a rest. Whether it be running, jumping or even just standing, our feet do it all, and no other part of our body is more abused than our feet. At AYANA Resort and Spa, the gu...

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Fashion

It may have taken a while but batik has made it to the global stage. Oscar Lawalata and his compatriots wowed international audiences at the opening of the “Batik for the World” exhibition at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. The final walk of Batik for the World Fashion Show by Oscar Lawalata, Edward Hutabarat, and Denny Wirawan at UNESCO headquarter in Paris, France. Photo courtesy...

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Music

Baroque group Quatuor Bozzini and violin-piano duo Shin Sihan-Anne Brackman will be performing in Jakarta next month. Canadian quartet group Quatuor Bozzini is scheduled to perform their baroque music creations at Teater Salihara.  Photo courtesy of Quatuor Bozzini/NOW!JAKARTA Quatuor Bozzini Even the most ardent lovers of traditional classical music can benefit once in a while ...

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Giz & Tech

Today, fitness and health have become part of the urban lifestyle. Thanks to the support of technology, fitness has even become a trend. Various devices and online applications help one manage one’s fitness regimen and help achieve one’s goals. At one point, fitness technology merely calculated just one’s heart rate and cumulative steps. These days, a range of mobile applications provide tailor...

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Film

The longest running international film festival, Europe on Screen, is back this month with a range of movies and other programmes. 93 movies will be screened at cultural centres, universities, co-working spaces and hotels this year. From 3 to 12 May,  Europe on Screen will also tour the country stopping at Jakarta, Bandung, Medan, Denpasar, Surabaya, and Yogyakarta.   From 3 to 12 May,  ...

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Art & Culture

Not too many people realise that the island of Belitung has had a small yet rather remarkable relationship with Indonesian art. Full by Mansyur Mas’ud. the painting manifests the reality of  densely populated settlements in Indonesia. Photo courtesy of Amir Sidharta/NOW!JAKARTA Although Raden Saleh never actually went to Belitung,  in 1855 he painted a portrait of John Francis Lo...

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