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Bentara Budaya Jakarta, together with Papua Center FISIP UI, present “Papuan Culture Week: The Kamoro”. The aim is to educate people about the Papuan culture, and includes information about the Kamoro tribe’s daily life. There will be also a cultural show, a movie screening, and an ethnography exhibition. It will be held from Aug. 1 to 5 at Bentara Budaya Jakarta, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event was also previously held in Bentara Budaya Bali.
Swedish rock stars The Cardigans plan to showcase their musical talent to their fans in Jakarta. Super Extra Gravity, released in 2005, was their most recent album before taking a break. This year, the band has reunited and has already performed several concerts. Prepare yourself because Nina Persson, Peter Svensson, Magnus Sveningsson, Bengt Lagerberg and Lars-Olof Johansson are bringing their live show to Jakarta for their fans. They will be performing on Aug. 14 at Tennis Indoor Senayan. So mark your calendar, and enjoy their music.
The Japan Foundation invites you to movie screenings being held this month while waiting for fast-breaking time. From Aug. 6 to 9, Japanese movies with Indonesian subtitles will be screened from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Japan Foundation hall, in the Summitmas building. It is a free activity, and people can learn about the Japanese culture through these specially selected movies. There are four movies to be screened, including Pinguin Langit (Sky Penguins — Asahiyama Doobutsuen), Gonta Beruang Malang (Gonta, The Poor Bear), Gajah Kecil (Little Elephant—Kozo Monogatari) and Hachiko.
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