The Jakarta-Berlin Festival 2019 was a celebration of the essential friendship of Jakarta and Berlin, as the two cities have a stronger relationship and have been sister cities since 1993.
This year, Jakarta and Berlin commemorate its 25 years partnership with JAKBERFEST, a festival that is available for Jakarta public on 30 November 2019.
NOW! Jakarta contributor Amir Sidharta this time talks about Tegus Ostenrik who presented his idea of creating an installation for Berlin.
It has attracted not only tourists who are curious to see a different side of Berlin and learn more about the city’s hygiene history and toilet culture.
Often overshadowed by the vast popularity of Germany’s capital, Berlin’s neighbouring city Potsdam is a true gem, an abundance of gardens, lakes and palaces.
Although German-Indonesian relations officially only began in 1952, the two countries have been connected for much longer.
Master Octav Dirgantara Setiadji spoke to NOW! Jakarta about the challenges of promoting martial art Pencak Silat outside of Indonesia.