Modern Masterpieces - February 9

Borobudur II oil on Canvas (1982) and a number of masterpieces by Christie’s Asian 20th-Century contemporary artist Srihadi Soedarsono will add positive vibes to the temporary exhibition at Galeri Nasional until February 24th.

Opening hours: 10 am to 7 pm

Michael Learns to Love - February 11

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Michael Learns to Rock’s “Indonesia Valentine’s Tour 2016” concerts in Solo on February 11, Jakarta on February 13 and Surabaya on February 15.

With more than 30 hits in store, Jascha Richter, Mikkel Lentz and Kare Wanscher are ready to rock!

Showtime: 8 Pm; tickets: IDR 500,000-2,250,000

Anniversary Love Festival - February 13

Kahitna, the Bandung group popular with love-themed lyrics, celebrates its 30th anniversary with the “Kahitna Anniversary Love Festival 2016” to be held at the Jakarta Convention Center.

Pop diva Titi DJ and singer Tulus will be joining the pop group.

Showtime: 8 pm; tickets: IDR 850,000-4,500,000

Full Moon Fever - February 22

Cap Go Meh, a hearty epilogue to the Chinese New Year’s festivities, is best portrayed in Singkawang, the City of Thousand Temples in West Kalimantan. Celebrating the 15th night of the New Year, festival highlights swing from dragon dances to special culinary fusion dish, Lontong Cap Go Meh.

Bandung Batik - February 24

Indonesia’s city of contemporary art, Bandung, presents “Gala Seni Batik Nusantara 2016”: a five-day art fair laced with talk shows, workshops, fashion shows and art performances. The five-day fair is to celebrate batik, a listed UNESCO intangible heritage item, at Graha Manggala Siliwangi.

Opening hour: 9am to 5 pm

Planet #2 - February 27

Following the huge success of their “The Lost Planet” concert way back in 2014, EXO, the Seoul-based boy band, will hold their “EXO Planet #2” concert at the ICE Convention Exhibition centre in BSD  City, Jakarta.


Rio’s Carnival

From February 5 to 9, the carnival capital of the world, Rio de Janeiro, gears up for street parties and samba parades as more than two million people visit the sizzling city for the annual Rio Carnival. Visit:

Snow White

From February 5 to 11, Odori Park becomes a winter wonderland for the Sapporo Snow Festival, featuring hundreds of snow sculptures – some of them more than 15 metres high. Visit

Fashion Alert

More than 250 global designers (including Vivienne Westwood and Christopher Kane) will showcase their autumn/winter collections at the prestigious London Fashion Week from February 19 to 23. Visit


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