EVENTS

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 Thursday at Mercantile Athletic Club, WTC, Sudirman. RSVP: info@jbnetworkers.com

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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 0818686999.

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Bali Blues International Festival 2017
26-27 May 2017

Bali Blues International Festival invites blues lovers to join one of the island’s most anticipated music celebration. The festival features guest stars like Gugun Blues Shelter, Sixtrings, BluesMates Sekertariat Bali Guitar Club and Indra Lesmana. For more information please visit http://balibluesfestival.com.

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Bali Arts Festival
20-31 May 2017

Bali Arts Festival invites local and international tourists, as well as arts enthusiasts to capture the island of Gods’ cultural highlights. In its 38th anniversary, the Bali Arts Festival is held with the theme ‘Pasuk Wetuning Bhuwana,’ which translates to ‘Maintaining Universal Balance and Synergy.’ The annual festival allows visitors to witness unique artworks, sculptures and art exhibitions. The festival offers visitors open stages, auditoriums and outdoor pavilions for performances, including traditional and contemporary dance, shadow puppetry, music compositions and youth competitions. Bali Arts Festival is hosted at the Taman Werdhi Budaya Arts Centre. For more information, visit www.baliartsfestival.com.

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Workshop: Social Media for Brands
27 May 2017

Social media plays an integral role in every aspect of our lives. Indoestri Makerspace is organizing a workshop for those who wish to learn more about how social media can be used to support their career. Hadi Ismanto, the director and publisher of local media Manual Jakarta, will lead the class and share different ways of using social media for your brands and how you can develop a unique media campaign. Ismanto will also deliver some basic tips about branding. At the end of the class, participants will gain insights about social media campaigns, platforms and strategies. The workshop costs Rp.750,000. For more information please visit http://workshop.indoestri.com/product/social-media-for-brands/.

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Artjog 2017

19 May-19 June 2017

One of Indonesia’s most successful and largest art fairs is currently underway in Yogyakarta, the city that is known for its contemporary arts scene. The annual art exhibition aims to promote local contemporary fine arts and has attracted more than 50,000 visitors, each year. Since its inception in 2008, Artjog has staged unique exhibitions and programmes that highlight local talents and connect local and international creative professionals. This year, the programmes include a curatorial tour, where visitors will be taken to the exhibition spaces and have the chance to learn from what they find. They will also get to meet the artists. Additionally, the ASRI historical tour lets them explore Yogyakarta and its creative climate. There will also be many other daily attractions like live music, contemporary dance, theatre and open air cinema. For more information please visit www.artjog.co.id/en/index.php.

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Ubud Village Jazz Festival 2017
11-12 August 2017

One of the most anticipated music festivals in Bali is back this year. The jazz festival is quite a unique one as it not only celebrates music. There will be workshops for local and national music educators to explore ways for younger people to get more involved in playing jazz. The annual international jazz festival aims to empower local artists with the unique concept of a village concert. Since its inception in 2013, the concert has garnered as many as 5,000 visitors. For more information please visit http://ubudvillagejazzfestival.com.

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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.