The start of the year sees various events where you can escape the rains, ranging from business and finance to digital and commerce; and a traditional fabric exhibition to a fun run to a K-pop concert

Planning a grand wedding celebration? PT Cantik Mega Sukses organises one of the biggest wedding exhibitions in 2019, Jakarta Mega Wedding Festival 2019. From January 11-13, Hall D2 of JIExpo Kemayoran Jakarta, the three-day event is a must-see for bride-to-be’s. Aside from wedding gowns and jewellery, lucky visitors also get a chance to win various grand prizes.


Calling all superheroes! DC fans are sure to delight in joining the first DC Super Heroes 5K Fun Run in Surabaya on January 13, organised by Indo Fun Run. Participants will get to pick from four different characters race packs: Wonder Woman, Superman, Batman, and Aquaman. Venue: Ciputra World Surabaya. Tickets: Rp200,000 (payment via BCA) and Rp250,000 (regular).


On January 17 and 18, Harmony and Bank Mandiri are going to hold the FinTax Fair 2019 with the aim of empowering small- to medium-sized enterprises with financial and tax literacy through technology. The two-day event will feature a tax fair, a fintech expo, and a seminar presented by prominent figures in business, such as Tung Desem Waringin and Merry Riana. Venue: Assembly Hall Menara Mandiri Sudirman; tickets: Rp150,000 to Rp250,000.


On January 19, IDN Times presents the Indonesia Millennial Summit, an independent summit committed to shaping Indonesia’s future by bringing together leaders from across disciplines. Confirmed speakers include Jusuf Kalla and Susi Pudjiastuti, among others. Venue: Grand Ballroom Hotel Indonesia Kempinski Jakarta; tickets: Rp580,000.

Popular K-pop girl band group BLACKPINK, backed by YG Entertainment, are going to hold a concert in Jakarta as part of their “2019 World Tour: BLACKPINK In Your Area!” on January 19 & 20. They have shattered several records since the release of their hit single Ddu-Du Ddu-Du in June. Venue: Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) BSD; tickets: Rp1.1m to Rp2.5m; showtime: 6pm.

Clarion Events is organising Future Commerce Indonesia 2019 from January 29-30 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Jakarta. Themed “Shaping the Future of Commerce”, the event will present more than a hundred technological breakthroughs from local and global brands and start-ups as well as innovative exhibitions with the aim of disrupting and shaping the future of commercial business in the digital age of the economy.


Batik lovers unite at the annual Legenda Batik Nusantara 2019. Held at Graha Manggala Siliwangi Bandung, the five-day exhibition (January 30 to February 3) will feature various quality traditional fabrics in Indonesia, ranging from batik to tenun and songket, as well as embroidery, accessories, arts, and handicrafts.

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Tags: Society, Events, Concerts, Jakarta, January, 2019