Despite our capricious weather and infamous traffic jam, our distinguished guests arrived at the Raffles Hotel Jakarta in style and attitude for some fun, making sure nothing get in their way.

After posing for the customary photowall, they made their way into the fabulous cocktail area where they mingled and catch up with old friends while enjoying their Martell cocktails and canapes in exuberant fervour as their nights got off to a wonderful start.

The evening also saw the A-Listers having a much-needed fun at our sponsors’ booths, such as Resorts World Sentosa who provided them a chance to test their memories with pair-up games continued with spin-the-wheel game, while BWI Furniture drew a slew of guests to take pictures at their booth that displayed a fantastic mandala backdrop designed in collaboration with designer Hans Susantio.

The crème de la crème were also serenaded by the talented Mia Ismi who at the Mandiri Private Banking booth. Elsewhere, guests also got the chance to strike a pose at the stylish Hublot’s booth while marvelling on their latest timepieces wonder. 

Read the general highlights from the biggest social event of the year here.

(Text by Umesh Bhagchandani and Photos by Heri B. Heryanto, Irwan Kurnia and Umesh Bhagchandani)