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Don’t Miss It – Arunika – A Musical on 16th February 2019

The annual ICN production from PINTU (Pelajar Indonesia Nanyang Technological University) promises something new this year. Instead of adapting a known folk tale, Arunika: A Musical is a totally original story that deals with a time before the Dutch actually colonised Indonesia. IndoConnect talked to the production’s Artistic Director, Hans Albert Lianto, to know more ICN Cultural Production stands tall among student performance groups in that it strives to be a “professional student-run musical performance group.” Its commitment and dedication to producing quality entertainment while creatively having its own voice with the students writing their own scripts, composing their...

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A Big ‘Thank You’ from the Indonesian Embassy

HE Ngurah Swajaya thanked 250 businesses and investors in Indonesia- Singapore Appreciation Night A total of 250 investors and business people from Singapore packed the main ballroom of Pan Pacific Hotel Singapore on 18th December 2018, to attend the “RI SING Appreciation Gala Dinner” held by the Indonesian Embassy to the Republic of Singapore. The annual event, which first held in 2017, aims to award Singaporean and Indonesian businesses that have contributed in advancing trade, tourism and investment (TTI) sector in Indonesia. The award was made as an effort for the economic diplomacy activities of the two countries, as...

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ART BALI – Beyond the Myths

Henny Scott writes on an important milestone in the Indonesian art world ART BALI will showcase both the masters and emerging talents in the country’s contemporary art scene THE much anticipated inaugural edition of Art Bali with its highly appropriate theme — ‘Beyond the Myths’ will take place from 9 October till 9 November 2018. Looking at the roster of artists exhibiting there, it certainly deserves serious attention from art buffs, or for that matter, anyone who’s interested in Indonesia’s contemporary art scene. The exhibition will be held at Bali Collection, in the Nusa Dua tourism precinct and is being organised by Heri...

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SULAWESI EARTHQUAKE Singapore Red Cross Launches Fundraising Appeal

THE Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is responding to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that has struck Sulawesi, Indonesia, over the weekend by launching a public fundraising appeal, and in the first instance, pledged S$50,000 in humanitarian aid to support affected communities. All donations to the Singapore Red Cross will go towards the purchase of relief items, such as first aid supplies, hygiene kits, water systems, jerry cans, tarpaulins, mosquito nets, blankets  and sleeping mats for displaced survivors; and the longer-term recovery and rebuilding efforts.   Sulawesi Earthquake Response Online donation – redcross.give.asia/sulawesi Cash donation – Red Cross House, 15 Penang...

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