Jakarta Business Networkers Every Tuesday and Thursday
Make the right connections and grow your business over breakfast. At Jakarta Business Networkers (JBN), all attendees are encouraged to help others by exchanging referrals and introducing them to their target audience. JBN is all about helping you grow your business. Promote your business, personal brand or portfolio each week to the rest of the attendees and explain to the group the type of referrals you would like to receive. JBN professional networking sessions are from 7– 8.30am every Tuesday at Sapori Deli, Fairmont Jakarta and every Thursday at Mercantile Athletic Club, WTC, Sudirman. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Jakarta Bridge Club Every Tuesday and Friday
The Jakarta Bridge Club invites expat communities across Jakarta to join a networking session every Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 12 pm. Participants get to have pleasant and convivial moments in which they can share and exchange information among expats at three to five tables. The networking event will take place at Die Stube Restaurant on Jalan Kemang Raya. Visitors and partners are welcome to join. For more information please contact Ernah at +62818686999. Arts & Culture Dance: Der Bau 28-29 September 2017
Der Bau ( The Burrow) is an unfinished short story that is written by Franz Kafka. In it, he imagines a mole- like creature burrowing through a tunnel it has established over the course of its life. German choreographer Isabelle Schad and Laurent Goldring reinterpret Kafka’s work in a new adaptation. Schad’s researches focus on body and materiality, as well as the connection between dance, performing arts and fine arts that are normally showcased in international festivals held across the globe. Schad’s adaptation of Der Bau will be showcased at Komunitas Salhara. Tickets are sold for Rp. 75,000 and Rp. 50,000 for students. For more information please visit www.salihara.org.
La La Land in Concert 4 - 5 November 2017
Fans of the Oscar- nominated movie La La Land will be happy to find that they will be able to sing along to the movie’s soundtrack in a live concert. La La Land in Concert is a live musical, supported by an orchestra, that will bring the songs from the movie to life. The movie follows the journey of a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress who met while they were both struggling to achieve their dreams. La La Land stars two of Hollywood’s most renowned actors and actresses, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, both of whom earned Oscar nominations for their performances in the movie. Director Damien Chazelle won the award for Best Director and the success of the movie has been regarded as the beginning of the era for modern- day musicals. La La Land in Concert Live Orchestra will be held at Ciputra Artpreneur. For ticket reservation please visit https:// tiketapasaja.com/event/ la- laland- in- concert.
ANZA Melbourne Cup Party 2017 7 November 2017
The Melbourne Cup Party is one of the greatest horse racing events in Australian celebrations. The party is organized annually on the first Tuesday of every November at the Flemington Race Course in Melbourne. The ANZA Melbourne Cup Party will take the celebration in Flemington to Jakarta, where visitors are invited to have brunch, mingle with other guests and get dressed up in their best race attire. There will also be awards for ‘ Most Fashionably Dressed Lady’ and ‘Best Fascinator.’ For those who interested in experiencing what it is like to organize an Australian event are invited to sign up as volunteers. They simply need to contact anzajakarta@ gmail. com. For more information please visit www. anzajakarta. net/event-2416875.
World Press Photo Exhibition 7 - 28 September 2017
World Press Photo Foundation is organizing an exhibition in Jakarta this month as part of its global initiative to showcase award- winning photos across 100 cities and 45 countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Canada, Germany and South Africa. Every year, World Press Foundation attracts as many as 4 million visitors who come to see the works of visual journalists and visual storytellers around the world. The foundation was established in 1955 to promote visual journalism and visual storytelling, as well as the values concerning freedom of the press. In Jakarta, the World Press Photo exhibition will be held at Erasmus Huis. For more information please visit www. worldpressphoto.org/exhibitions
Music Ed Sheeran Live in Jakarta 9 November 2017
British singer/ songwriter Ed Sheeran will be greeting fans in Indonesia for the first time this November. The Grammy-winning artist will be visiting Jakarta as part of his Divide World Tour in Asia. Before coming to Jakarta, Sheeran will be touring across cities like Taipei, Osaka, Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Manila. Afterwards, he will be heading to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Mumbai and Dubai. The Divide World Tour will see Sheeran performing his latest music, including songs from his latest album like Shape of You and Castle on the Hill. His concert in Jakarta will take place at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition, and will invite over 10,000 audience. For ticket reservations please visit https:// id.bookmyshow.com/concert/edsheeran-live-tour- jakarta-tickets.
Culinary Alila Jakarta’s Penfolds Wine Dinner
29 September 2017
Alila Jakarta is preparing guests for yet another exciting culinary experience on September. The Penfolds Wine Dinner will be organized by the hotel to feature a six- course dinner paired with wines from Penfolds, known as one of Australia’s oldest wineries. During the dinner, Master Sommelier Hermansyah Rasyid will be explaining each of the six paired wines, which will include those from the Koonunga Hill collection. Diners can expect a complete set of stunning dishes, including amuse bouche, appetizers, soup, salmon entree, beef entree, lamb entree and dessert. For those who wish to reserve a table for this special wine dinner, please contact 021 231 6008 or send an email to jakarta@ alilahotels.com.
BALI Arts & Culture Balinale International Film Festival Bali
24 – 30 September 2017
This year, the Bali International Film Festival, also known as Balinale, is back with more exciting cultural programmes. The international festival will continue to forge relationships between countries through art, film and storytelling. Since its inception in 2007, Balinale has sought to raise awareness about art and film among local and international communities, through programmes like school visits, free open air cinema, workshops and more. More importantly, the non- profit foundation aims to promote Indonesian cinema with the help of professional workers in the film industry and even international award- winning filmmakers. For more information please visit www.balinale.com.
Bestival Bali 2017
30 September - 1 October 2017
UK’s award- winning festival will embark on a new journey in Bali, starting in late September. The madcap carnival will give Indonesian audience the opportunity to experience music events combined with a variety of exciting activities and workshops like yoga and circus troups. The festival was founded by Josie da Bank and John & Ziggy who set out to redefine modernday festival and independent festival culture. For the first time, Bali will host two days of festival adventure unlike no other, with international lineups including alt- J, Rudimental and De La Soul, George Clinton Parliament Funkadelic, Purity Ring and The Cuban Brothers. Bestival Bali will take place the stunning venue of Garuda Wisnu Kencana Cultural Park. For more information please visit www. bestivalbali.com
Bali Vegan Festival 2017 6 – 8 October 2017
Bali Vegan Festival will be held this October to unite the local and international community by promoting love and care for animals and the earth. The three- day festival will feature a number of creative speakers. The festival recently announced that filmmaker and environmentalist Kip Anderson will be joining the festival with a screening of his new documentary What the Health. Vegan runners Alan Murray and Janette MurrayWakelin will also be joining Anderson to raise awareness about sustainable future and conscious lifestyle choices. Bali Vegan Festival also invites representatives from Humane Society Internat ional and Indonesia Vegetarian Society and BAWA to discuss ways to be an effective activist. Bali Vegan Festival will take place in two venues in Ubud: Paradiso, the island’s cultural centre and the world’s first organic vegan cinema; and also Taksu Garden Spa, set 50 metres away. The festival welcomes food and health enthusiasts, as well as everyone to participate in a series of interesting talks, workshops, and classes. For more information please visit www.baliveganfestival.com.