Jakarta Culinary Feastival | Whiskey Live | Paul van Dyke | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Nov 2-4)

Dishes by Chef Eelke Plasmeijer of Locavore (left) and Chef Sezai Zorlu & Chef Chris Salans (right), all of whom will be doing special dining events at the Jakarta Culinary Feastival. Photos: Jakarta Culinary Feastival / Instagram

Taste the best the capital has to offer at the Jakarta Culinary Feastival

Calling all FOODIES! What’s coming your way this week is the ultimate celebration of the region’s culinary scene!…

Posted by Jakarta Culinary Feastival on Monday, October 29, 2018

Jakarta’s biggest food festival is back this weekend with all sorts of tasty treats to offer guests seeking great gastronomic experiences. This Feastival is set in two tents flanking both sides of Senayan City mall: the Fork Tent featuring all things desserts and coffee as well as workshops, masterclasses and a marketplace showcasing F&B businesses; and the Spoon Tent, which houses a curated stands from a select group of restaurants and 20 of Go-Food’s most popular partners. There’s also Chef’s Table experiences, talkshows, cooking demos, bar takeovers, music performance and more. Admission is free. For more info


Wet your whistle at Whiskey Live (Sat-Sun)

Join us in tasting more than 100 types of whiskies and spirits, including some of the major international brands you…

Posted by Whisky Live Jakarta 2018 on Monday, August 27, 2018

The world’s biggest whisky event is coming to Jakarta for the first time this weekend. Taking place at Hotel Indonesia Kempinski, entry to this spirited event comes with free unlimited tastings of over 100 whiskies from all over the world. For those who want to learn more about the wonders of whiskey, there will be masterclasses by international experts as well as craft cocktails from some of the region’s best mixologists, an art exhibition by Vivi Yip Gallery and a jazz performance by Marcell Siahaan. Tickets start at Rp 500k. For more info and tickets


Experience Minangkabau culture through the medium of dance (Sun)


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Karya tari ini menampilkan berbagi kegiatan budaya dan cerita yang ada di Minangkabau sumatera Barat. Karya tari yang berbentuk sketsa ini mengupayakan menghadirkan gambaran aktivitas masyarakat Minangkabau pada dahulunya. Bagi masyarakat Minangkabau, surau tidak hanya berfungsi sebagai tempat beribadah atau shalat tetapi sejak dari dulu sudah menjadi tempat atau pusat kegiatan masyarakat dalam banyak hal. Satu hal yang tidak kalah pentingnya adalah surau dijadikan tempat kegiatan yang edukatif bagi para remaja putra. 🔻 Tari PAGUNO oleh Sanggar Seni Sikambang Manih dapat disaksikan pada tanggal 4 November 2018 pukul 15:00 WIB. 🔻 Info & Live Stream: www.indonesiakaya.com Facebook Live: Indonesia Kaya GRATIS!!

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Tari Paguno is a dance performance designed to show the traditions and culture of West Sumatra’s Minangkabau people and community as part of the Sikambang Manih Art Studio’s mission to both preserve and revitalize traditional Minangkabau arts. Tari Paguno is being performed this Sunday at Galeri Indonesia Kaya in Grand Indonesia. The performance is free but you need to reserve a seat through the Galeri Indonesia Kaya website. For more info


Fall under the spell of legendary trance DJ Paul Van Dyke (Fri)

If you are a fan of trance music (or even just know what it is) you’ve probably heard of Paul Van Dyk. One of the first true superstar DJs, the German producer is also the first artist to receive a Grammy Award in the Best Dance/Electronic album category when it was introduced in 2003. He was also named the world’s number one DJ in both 2005 and 2006 and has sold millions of  albums worldwide. He’ll be gracing the decks of Colosseum this Friday.


Dance to the beat of Jakarta’s best local music collectives at The Other Festival

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THE OTHER FESTIVAL Friday to Sunday 2-4 NOVEMBER 2018 At Hotel Monopoli — It’s undeniable: local collectives have a great deal in shaping today’s sound and creative ecosystem. Some move hand in hand, some alone. As a melting pot, The Other Festival wants to give back by making it also a celebration of collectives and those who fuel the ecosystem. — Expect good music, crazy talkshow, insightful workshop, stunning art installation, and most importantly a crazy fun ambience in this 3 days celebration where art from every kind of spectrum collide. — Curated by: DOUBLE DEER (@doubledeermusic) | STUDIORAMA (@studioramajkt) | NOISEWHORE (@noisewhore) | DEKADENZ (@dekadenznow) | MAYHEM | FUTURE FOLK | SIASAT PARTIKELIR (@siasatpartikelir) | 630 RECORDINGS (@630recs) | SOBAT INDIE | KELAS PAGI (@kelaspagijkt) — See how these collectives bring their own distinctive sound and identities. — RSVP +6221 2271 5101 / +62 821 1110 0336 — Supported by BRITISH COUNCIL — #theotherfestival #hotelmonopoli

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The Other Festival is all about highlighting the Jakarta music collectives that have helped shape the local scene and provided the soundtrack for innumerable awesome parties. In addition to cream of the crop from collectives such as Double Deer, Studiorama, Noisewhore and Mayhem, there will also be talkshows, workshops, art installation and more at Hotel Monopli in Kemang this weekend.  For more info

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