Indonesia Year End Festive 2012

“Concerts by superstars Shah Rukh Khan, J-Lo, and M.I.A to Classic Wayang Performances and Golf Tournaments”

As the end of the year approaches, the Indonesian Islands are alight with a host of spectacular shows and performances for the Indonesian public and international visitors to watch and participate. These take place over two months in November and December held on Batam, Bintan, to Jakarta and Bali. The events range from concerts featuring international superstars: Bollywood’s Shah Rukh Khan, international celebrities J-Lo, MIA and Michael Learns to Rock, to fans gathering meeting popular actors and actresses of the celebrated TV serial “Tukang Bubur Naik Haji”, to special classical Wayang Performances from the Court of Yogyakarta, to exhibitions and International Golf competitions.

So, Come to Indonesia this Year End and Join Us in the Festive Season.

The Calendar of Events reads as follows:


Date: 13-16 November 2012,
Zapin Dance International Festival
Samarinda, East Kalimantan

Zapin Dance is a Malay dance which is imbued with religious and educational messages. This traditional dance is highlighted by its beautiful diverse movements originally born out of the skillful movements of the feet as originally performed by Arabic and Persian males. The International Festival is participated by representation from several provinces of Kalimantan and also the neighboring countries of Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam.

Date: 15 and 16 November 2012,
Wayang Wong Harjunawiwaha, Gendhing Westmister Concert and Serimpi Pandhelori, Lawungageng

Magnificent performances full of magic and glory from the Kraton of Nyayogyakarta,
Presented by Gala Budaya World Performance in cooperation with the Court of Yogyakarta and Wayang Orang Bharata.
08.00 pm at Teater Jakarta, Taman Ismain Marzuki, Jalan Cikini Raja 73, Jakarta

Date: 14-24 November 2012
“Tabot” Festival Bengkulu

Bengkulu City, the Province of Bengkulu
The Tabot ceremony is a tradition that has been passed down for generations in celebrating the Islamic New Year and the tragic death of Husein Bin Ali (the grandson of Prophet Muhammad pbuh). The ceremony will also be highlighted with various art performances, bazaars, and other activities.

Date: 17 November 2012
“Tukang Bubur Naik Haji The Series” Fans Gathering
Batam, Riau Archipelago
Featuring all the casts of the popular TV Series “Tukang Bubur Naik Haji” including Mat Solar, Uci Bing Slamet, Deri Sudarisman, Citra Kirana, Andi Arsyil, Latief Sitepu, and many more.

Date: 21-25 November 2012
Indonesia Creative Products Week
At the Epiwalk, Epicentrum, at Jalan Rasuna Said, Jakarta
The five days’ event is intended to draw young creative minds from all over Indonesia to participate and play their part to become the “engine” of growth of Indonesia, both as state and nation. It is expected that the best creative minds of the country can present their breakthrough ideas and provide creative solutions for a better future.
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Date: 24 November 2012
Wayang in Symphony “Makutharama” (Rama’s Crown)
Yudianto Himupurwadi, conductor, Ki Joko Lemazh Suprayitno , composer arranger and Jose Rizal Manua, director.
Presented by the Lontar Foundation and Neneng Rahardja,
At 07.30 pm at Gedung Teater Jakarta, Taman Ismail Marzuki, Jalan Cikini Raya 73, Jakarta.
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Date: 29 November, Balikpapan, East Kalimantan
1 December, Yogyakarta, The Province of Yogyakarta
4 December, Surabaya, East Java

Michael Learns To Rock
The Danish Pop-rock legend are returning to 3 cities in Indonesia for their Asia Tour 2012
Organized by Star Light Enterterprise , Rajawali Indonesia and Red Line Organizer
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Date: 30 November 2012
Jennifer Lopez: "Dance Again World Tour"
Mata Elang International Stadium, Ancol, Jakarta
08.00pm Western Indonesia Time
Organized by Dyandra Production and Stellar Entertainment, this will be the first performance ever for the RnB Diva in Indonesia.
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December 2012 

Date: 1 December

Batam , Riau Archipelago
A festival to celebrate Hindu religious ceremony.

Date : 7-9 December
Indonesia Spirit 2012
Ubud, Bali
The gathering of the masses to explore the universal language of dance, movement, music & the culture of Indonesia.
The Programs include: night time film screenings, live music, performances, gamelan, Kirtan and daytime workshops in yoga, sound healing, ecstatic dance, Nia dance, 5 rhythms, hoop jams, breath work, awakening arts, Bali Usada meditation, movement meditations, qi going, yoga nidra, laughter, joy and more
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Date: 8 December 2012
Shah Rukh Khan: Temptation Reloaded Live in Concert
08.00 pm Western Indonesia Time, at Sentul International Convention Center,Jakarta
Bollywood's most phenomenal star, Shahrukh Khan, is set to perform his "Temptation Reloaded" concert in Indonesia. For this performance he will also be accompanied by Rani Mukherjee, Preity Zinta, and Bipasha Basu.
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Date: 15 December 2012
Sting: Back to Bass Fall Tour 2012 tour
08.00pm Western Indonesia Time, at Mata Elang International Stadium in Ancol, Jakarta,
English singer and songwriter Sting will perform in Jakarta on Dec. 15, his second performance in the country after the Ten Summoner’s Tales tour in 1994. Sting, a former front man of rock band The Police, is expected to perform some of his chart-topping numbers, such as “Message in a Bottle”, “Stolen Car (Take Me Dancing)” and “Every Breath You Take
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Date: Mid December (To be confirmed)
Lake Toba Festival
Lake Toba, North Sumatra
Pesta Danau Toba (Lake Toba Festival) is one of North Sumatra’s biggest tourism events, celebrating the conservation of environment, its community, traditional cultures, sports, and, above all, reminding people of how Lake Toba was once the source of pride for North Sumatera, indeed even the whole of Indonesia.

Date: 29 December 2012
M.I.A at The Potato Head Club Bali
Potato Head Club, Seminyak, Bali
A 4 hours of music concert experience at Potato Head beach Club located at the trendy and fashionable area of of Seminyak, performance by M.I.A as the main star which will also be supported by other Indonesian A-List DJs as opening and closing acts.
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