Indonesian youth play a big role in the history of the birth and formation of the Indonesia. Starting in 1908, the Indonesian people began to have the awareness to unite against the invaders.
Two journalists are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for reporting facts, whilst Facebook is ousted for spreading falsehood. These two moments in history are linked, and in say a lot about the time we are living in.
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology (Kemdikbud) is inviting the people of Indonesia to look back at the history of the route of the spice trade through its programme JalurRempah(Spice Route).
The history of Indonesia’s Independence was preceded by a series of important events, one of them was when Soekarno, Mohammad Hatta and Radjiman Wedyodiningrat were flown to Vietnam to “pick up” a Japanese promise.
Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with international arrivals dropping by 74% according to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Many celebrate this day of romance, but where did it all start?
Exploring the history of Chinese or Lunar New Year, and what the Year of the Ox has in store.
In the final week of August and euphoria of Independence Day, families at home can binge watch these movies that will give us a reference to the country's history.
Just at the onset of the outbreak, NOW! Jakarta spoke to Lambert Grijns, Ambassador of The Netherlands to Indonesia, on the recent royal visit and what the future holds for bilateral relationship.
The crisis will end. They all do. And usually precipitate another because our ability to recover is pretty much equal to our ability to plan.
The Lodge Foundation talks about feminism in Indonesia through a monologue titled "Wanodja Soenda" or "Sundanese Women" starring Sita Nursanti, Maudy Koesnaedi and Rieke Dyah Pitaloka.
From mystical lakes with god-fish legends to the stunning Bung Karno Museum honouring the founder of Indonesia, Blitar is a city full of history and intrigue.
All kinds of love is our special series of content for this month. This article talks about the relationship between men and beast throughout history that was mostly based on mutual benefit for both sides.
Despite being inhabited for up to 60,000 years, the continent of Australia was, for much of history, isolated from the rest of the world. Our friend from Indies Gallery Kemang, Sake Santema, told us the story.
Officially opened by the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia H.E. Gary Quinlan on 13 November, Two Nations a Friendship is Born exhibition showcased important stories of Australia’s presence in the stage of Indonesian history.
Thai artist Mit Jai Inn links the history of the cave to create creative space for UOB Museum MACAN Children’s Art Space Commission
Oktoberfest is more than merely beer-drinking festival. Let's dive deeper into the history of Oktoberfest!
A life-based project undertaken by French photographer and storyteller Marius Moragues portraying the history, arts, soul and society of native Indonesians.
Offering Sundubu, a Korean-style tofu soup, So Gong Dong (SGD) Tofu House invites guests to the old days of Myeongdong through authentic flavours to Jakarta patrons.
Studies reveal that the Betawi are the most recently-formed ethnic group in Indonesia which consists of mixed blood of various tribes and nations.
Warwick Purser has long history of developing Indonesian crafts, but never textiles, until August 2018 when he launched a fashion brand Equatorial Design to create his own batik style with strong, simple and contemporary design.
Founded in 1970, IHS is a vibrant community of expats and Indonesians with a keen interest in art, culture, history and passion for all things Indonesian.
For the first time in history, the Goethe-Institut Jakarta in collaboration with an Indonesian art collective called ruangrupa has been chosen as the Artistic Director ahead of the 15th edition of the documenta.
NOW! Jakarta contributors Stephanie Brookes and David Metcalf travelled to Banda Neira Island, taking a deeper look of both its beauty and dark history.
Codenamed Operation Neptune, but more commonly referred to as D Day, this was the largest combined military operation in history
The exhibition-based narrative approach enabled by the availability of online archives will strengthen the chronology-based narrative approach.
Recently, Gianyar Regency in Bali was recently named World Craft City, named for the area’s long history in craft creations that continue to actively boost its local economy.
There are so many charms that this country has to offer including its history, people, food, architecture, art and its exceptionally designed hotels that seem to grown every time.
Glodok is rustic and classic, an old Chinese neighborhood that always invites people to comeback to see history and culture that has been a part of the Batavia since 15th century.
For the first time in Indonesian history, the president, the vice president and members of the local and national legislatures will be elected on the same day.
Gyeonggi-do is the buffer zone between the North and South and is the ideal place to learn the country's history
History never really says goodbye. History says, “See you later”.
Kotagede is an old city that has many treasures, including the tombs of the founding kings of the Mataram kingdom.
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.
The 160 year-old French fashion house showcases the history of the brand most associated with travel gear.
Have you ever stopped to wonder why Java became the home of some of the best coffees in the world? To find out we have to go back to of the Dutch Colonial.
Saigonsan portrays Asian history brilliantly and meaningfully, allowing guests to simply marvel at the exuberance of real symbols of ancient Asian culture.
The Italian section of the Indonesian Heritage Society explores the gardens’ history and beauty at Bogor Botanical Gardens.
Raffles Hotel Jakarta celebrates the brand’s rich history with bespoke drinks
History is everywhere in Jakarta. Archipelago International recently conducted a tour which helped a group learn a bit more about this 491 year old megapolis.
Hotel Tugu Malang is a cultural destination in and of itself; surrounded by history and nature, it welcomes all visitors into the heart of East Java.
Antique map dealer, Sake Santema concise history of Jakarta back to the 5th century AD and during the reign of King Tarumanegara Namun.
Javasmith knives is inspired by traditional keris allowing the designer to express his imagination, deep love and pride for Indonesian history and legend.
With Sanur’s long history with art - welcoming renowned artists since the 1920s - Sudamala has embraced this artistic history throughout its resort.
Bali-based glass artist, Ron Seivertson, exhibits his new creation of “Java Man", highlights the history of Indonesia ancient human story.
The Textile Museum conducts an on-going assessment of its collection if the collection includes easily biodegradable materials.
Pasar Mayestik has, over the years, morphed from being a central market to a repository of just about anything one might need.
The House of Hermes hosts a month-long pop-up exhibition in the atrium of Pacific Place, Jakarta, featuring hand in hand tradition since its founding in 1837.
In addition to its captivating landscapes and fascinating culture and history, Sweden is also well-known for its dynamic music industry.