Latest News for: Lombok art


BI continues to expand use of QRIS, streamline features

Antara News 22 Apr 2020
Furthermore, to ensure the success of the KKI campaign, which is part of Gernas BBI and Proud to Travel in Indonesia, BI has intensified synergy toward achieving exoticism in Lombok ... People can purchase various handicraft products, and Lombok's superior culinary arts will be on display through the website of Indonesian creative works.

Villages are current strength of Indonesian tourism: ministry

Antara News 02 Feb 2020
Tourism is a business about trust ... "The most basic and important thing in realizing quality tourism is the (excellent) standard of service," he added, according to a press release issued on Monday ... Related news. West Lombok opens new speedboat route to draw tourists. Related news. Bali Arts Festival helps recover island's economy, tourism.

Minister to promote Bau Nyale Festival in Mandalika

Antara News 28 Oct 2019
Praya, Central Lombok (ANTARA) - Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Sandiaga Uno will attend the Bau Nyale Festival at the Seger Beach Special Economic Zone in Central Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, to promote the tradition of Sasak people ... All activities conducted also prioritize the Lombok people's art and culture.

Bali Arts Festival helps recover island's economy, tourism: minister

Antara News 30 Jun 2019
Denpasar, Bali (ANTARA) - The 2022 Bali Arts Festival, held from June 12 to July 10, 2022, can help restore Bali's tourism and creative economy sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno said ... In 2022, the Bali Arts Festival carries the theme "Danu Kerthi.

Never too late for self-taught Malaysian painter who also paints for charity

The Star 09 Jun 2019
Penangite Koh Teng Huat was a “Jack of all trades” until he unearthed his latent talent in art a decade ago. A latecomer in art, he nevertheless nurtured his talent ... Being with the artists ignited the passion for art in him ... Art can help people and myself ... Koh (with his artwork held high) waded across a river after his art trip to Lombok, Indonesia.

Indonesia park covers nude mermaid statues’ breasts to respect ‘eastern values’

Yahoo Daily News 28 Mar 2019
Dolorosa Sinaga, the sculptor of the statues was not pleased though and told BBC Indonesia that the park's move denied the public "the beauty of arts products". "What they did was close public access to enjoy the arts." ... Earthquake of magnitude 5.5 hits Indonesia's Lombok region.

Saving Lombok’s beaches 

Inside Indonesia 14 Mar 2018
Inadequate waste disposal on Lombok’s beaches and seas causes untold problems ... Gary Forsdike ( is an Australian researcher at the University of the Sunshine Coast in the faculties of Arts and Business, and Science, and was in Lombok recently researching coastal pollution and public attitudes towards waste.

Lombok holds gladiator-style Peresean Festival

The Jakarta Post 24 Nov 2017
... called Peresean Festival currently ongoing in Lombok from Nov ... Central Lombok tourism department head Lalu Putria said that the festival aims to preserve the traditional art and culture of the Sasak tribe.

UPSI Organises LIETC 2017 At Lombok, Indonesia

Malaysian National News Agency 20 Sep 2017
IPOH, Sept 20 (Bernama) -- Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), in partnership with Universitas Hamzanwadi Lombok Timur (UNHAZ), have organised the Lombok International Edu-Tourism ...

Classical music comes to Lombok

The Jakarta Post 31 Aug 2017
Lombok in West Nusa Tenggara is famed for the rugged natural beauty of its mountains and beaches, which attract adventurers and pleasure-seekers from throughout the world, yet culture on the island is usually associated with traditional village life, such as martial arts and the production of earthenware pottery.

Lombok to host Ampenan Old Town Cultural Festival

The Jakarta Post 19 Aug 2017
Among the activities presented at the event are food street festival, tourism rally, crops exhibition, coaching clinic for Lombok traditional dances, art and music performances and Ampenan Old Town Cultural Festival, which will be held for two days from Aug.

Remembering the Titan

The Jakarta Post 04 May 2017
Blangsinga’s life was a moving narrative of perseverance and devotion to the art of dancing ... Finding solutions to social conflicts through art ... His dedication to the art of dancing earned Blangsinga several accolades, including the Dharma Kusuma from the Governor of Bali, an ...

24 cruise ships slated to visit Lombok throughout 2017

The Jakarta Post 11 Feb 2017
"For this year, 24 cruise ships have been confirmed to visit Lombok via Lembar Port ... Some of the popular routes visited by the tourists include Sekotong, Kuta Beach in Central Lombok, Mataram Mall, Senggigi, Sukarare weaving art center, Gili Nangu, Gili Kedis and Gili Sudak.

Lombok's Setanggor village, a must-visit for agritourism, cultural enthusiasts

The Jakarta Post 19 Jan 2017
This is related to the fact that the location is near to the tomb of Raden Kekah, a prominent Muslim missionary to Lombok ... Other areas of Setanggor are home to a weaving art center, where visitors can purchase accessories and see local women weave Lombok's signature woven cloth using local patterns.

A Norwegian man's ode to Nasi Padang: Audun Kvitland

The Jakarta Post 07 Oct 2016
Audun and Petter set off for Indonesia in July 2016 and spent three weeks exploring Bali, Lombok, Labuan Bajo, Ende, Yogyakarta and Jakarta ... It’s like arriving in a different planet,” Audun said, also noting that they were lucky to be in Bali as the Bali International Arts Festival was taking place. .

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