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Ari Lasso

Indonesian Popular Music. A History

By: Chandra Drews and Emma Kwee Indonesia has a rich culture of music that sadly often goes unappreciated overseas or even (more sadly) at home. This article...

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Dance. Ketuk Tilu by Gerard Mosterd

Duet from Ketuk Tilu, choreography by Gerard Mosterd. Music by Jugala Orchestra Bandung. Gugum Gumbirah. Voice by Euris Komariah. Danced by January Low and Raziman...

January-Low

Tepak Tari Festival, Malaysia 2-5 September

Several prominent dance artists and companies from Malaysia will perform unique performances at the Tepak Tari Festival, early September in Kuala Lumpur. Curated by...

Headspin, By: Diane van Oort

Escape in Breakdance in Vietnam

By: Diana van Oort Muscles are being stretched and flexed, head-spins and handstands practiced while the dancers are seizing each other up. The atmosphere is relaxed...

5th Nyoba Kan International Butoh Fest 2012

Lee Swee Keong’s Butterfly Lovers & Painted Skin @Nyoba Kan International Butoh Festival 2012

By: Diana van Oort It’s so much easier to write about a nice or even a good performance than about a brilliant one like Butterfly Lovers. Sometimes, just sometimes...

Eko Supriyanto, Sri Qadariatin, Martinus Miroto and Jamaluddin Latif in a Javanese version of Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat

An Indonesian/Javanese version of Stravinsky’s L’Histoire du Soldat

L'Histoire du Soldat  is a gem of early 20th century classical music. A new, improved version of this production will be launched now with another, new star cast. This...

Nyoba Kan International Butoh Festival

Celebrating Butoh Dance: The 5th Nyoba Kan International Butoh Festival

2012 9th November – 9th December Artistic director : Lee Swee Keong Art aficionados, take heart! Here's something that will entice your senses. Nyoba Kan...

Rehearsing with Sumber Cipta, South of Jakarta, By: Gerard Mosterd

Kreativität Dance Indonesia presents a triple bill dance performance

Kreativität Dance Indonesia presents a triple bill dance performance. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Gedung Kesenian Jakarta Schouwburg Festival-Gedung...

"Aheeheeheeheey!" Dancing on a boat, By: Travel Junkie Indonesia

How to Party Like Pirates in Tobelo

By: Labodalih Sembiring A group of women stand in a moving boat, dancing to traditional beats from a distant loudspeaker. They are all over 40 years old — one is in...

In Front of Papua by Jecko Siompo

Jecko Siompo: About Papua, Dancing Kangaroos & Hip Hop

By: Gerard Mosterd Being one of the first Europeans to spot Jecko Siompo’s eclectic work I remember watching his In Front of Papua as it was performed at the opening...