EVA Goes E Grist to the Rumour Mill
EVA Air and RIMOWA join forces on cutting-edge luggage e-tags: a new system that saves passengers’ time, speeds up baggage check-in, and more 23
va Air has become the first Asian airline to adopt the Rimowa electronic tag, the first fully integrated mobility solution for luggage. Luggage check-ins for passengers using the EVA Air Mobile App and the Rimowa e-tag is very easy. The innovative service is currently available for IOS operating systems, to be followed soon by Google’s Android system. The innovative baggage check-in service is offered to outbound passengers from New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Houston, Vancouver, Toronto, Paris, Vienna, Tokyo, and all international airports in EVA’S Taiwan home base except Taipei-london flights due to government regulations. The revolutionary and eco-friendly system enables passengers to check in their bags from wherever they are without waiting in line—at home, in a cab, at the gym, in the office or just about anywhere on the globe.
New Boy in Town
A handsome nouveau gent had to stay in bed for two weeks. He bragged of an affair with a popular model— and down came the bouncers sent by her keeper.
This narcissistic lady with the Farah Fawcett hairstyle posted on social media a photo taken of her recent travels abroad. Friends noticed that the photo was of two years ago, when she sported a sexy Sabrina hairdo.
Supercars were not designed to tail a gorgeous damsel. A loaded tycoon had to call a towing service and make a scene when his high-end vehicle got stuck in the meandering lane where the girl lives.
03 After Hours
To celebrate the start of 2017, Global TV presents an “After Hours Music” weekend soiree featuring NAIF, a popular music group famous for its retro sound and style. Avid aficionados can check in at Empirica SCBD Jakarta at 6pm. Tickets: Rp 200,000.
04 Ballet Star Gala
The Indonesia Dance Society is presenting the ultimate celebration of ballet and contemporary dance. Ten principal dancers from top world ballet companies will perform classical repertoires from Swan Lake, Don Quixote, Giselle, Carmen and other classical-cum-contemporary routines. Venue: Teater Besar Taman Ismail Marzuki; tickets: Rp 450,000-Rp 1,550,000; showtime: 7:30 pm.
The legendary boy band of the late 1960s, Koes Plus, will quench the thirst of devoted fans in a nostalgic concert entitled “Andaikan Koes Plus Datang Lagi”. Venue: Balai Sarbini concert hall Jakarta; tickets: Rp 300,000 (Bronze) up to Rp 950,000 (Diamond); showtime: 7pm.
Salihara Gallery and Insitut Francaise will display “Gazing at the Others: Orientalism, Dance Bodies, and Myths about the Exotic Self” at the Salihara Gallery until February 28. This exhibition of archival materials was curated by Helly Minarti and explores the complexity of Oriental history in dance; it was commissioned by the Asia Culture Theater in Gwangju, South Korea, in October 2015. Open to the public from 11am8pm.
11 Full Moon Festival
Cap Go Meh, the 15th day of the Chinese New Year is best celebrated in Singkawang, West Kalimantan. The festival boasts a traditional parade featuring the ancient art of Tatung, a mixed Chinese and Dayak ritual to reject evil spirits and to repel misfortune for the rest of the year.
17 Going to War
American indie rock group Warpaint are ready to sway aficionados with their “Wire It Up” Indonesian debut concert at Pakir Timur Senayan, Jakarta, with Kimokal, Diocreatura and Trou as the opening acts. Tickets for the Heads Up album promotion tour are set at Rp 550,000; showtime: 7pm.
18 Lucky 7
The seven-member South Korean Gatsebeun boyband GOT7 are fulfilling their promise to return to Jakarta for the “Flight Log: Turbulence” concertcum-fan-meet event at Kota Kasablanka. Tickets for a date with Bambam, Yongjae and friends range from Rp 950,000 up to Rp 2,250,000; showtime: 6:30pm.
Elegant Fa rewell
The long wait is finally over: Flabbergast are delighted to bring The Moffatts: Farewell Tour featuring Scott Moffatt & Endless Summer at the Hard Rock Café Jakarta. Due to overwhelming demand, there will be two days of shows: a Sunday concert at 8pm, a Monday meet and greet at 5pm and another concert at 9pm. Tickets are priced at Rp 400,000 and Rp 1,200,000.